Neighborhood Series – Cafes [SUMMER IN THE BURGH] [Bloomfield/Lawrenceville edition]

Hello my cafe-loving friends! It’s been awhile, but I’m back…and with a bubbling list of cafes in a neighborhood I’ve yet to explore in my posts – Bloomfield/Lawrenceville! Ineffable Ca Phe, 3920 Penn Ave I’d say this cafe is like a hidden delta in a sea of the Lawrenceville neighborhood with a Vietnamese twist to […]

Congratulations 2018 Tepper Doctoral Graduates!

Congratulations to this year’s Tepper PhD Graduates! Here are some photos from this year’s Tepper PhD Graduation Reception, in honor of our graduating doctoral students, as well as to celebrate those PhD students who just earned their MS diplomas.                      

Peak Week Musings

As graduation draws closer and as peak week events begin, I can’t help but look back at the journey Usman and I started two years ago. In July 2016, we were back home in Karachi, Pakistan, trying to pack our entire lives into a few suitcases. We were excited about coming to the U.S. for […]

Pittsburgh Summers – Sights, Sounds & Things To Do (II)

For some people, the ideal summer means lazing around on a beach with a mojito in hand. For others, it means outdoor sports and energy drinks. If you’re like me, you can combine the two by continuing your flip flop adventures on a kayaking tour in downtown Pittsburgh. And boy, what a beautiful journey it […]

Pittsburgh Summers – Sights, Sounds & Things To Do (I)

Summer is finally upon us and in Pittsburgh that means bringing out your grills, your outdoor yoga pants and most importantly, your flip flops. The city offers so many things to do that it’s probably going to be hard to decide which direction to go first. If you’re a senior with family flowing in for […]

Tepper PhD Alumna featured in NextPittsburgh

Tepper PhD Alumna, Courtney Williamson ‘16, Ph.D., President and founder of AbiliLife, is featured in NextPittsburgh’s Top Women in Tech in Pittsburgh. Click here to view the article.

Neighborhood Feature: Highland Park

Like so many cities, Pittsburgh is a city born of annexing smaller towns as it grew from a fort on a strategic river route to a steel powerhouse to the “meds’n’eds” tech city of today. These towns evolved into neighborhoods over the years, and you’ll find that a lot of Pittsburgh residents are very passionate about their neighborhood of choice.

Day Trip to Ohiopyle

An hour’s drive outside of Pittsburgh lies Ohiopyle State Park, which offers a fantastic collection of hiking trails, white water rafting and fishing. Since the weather was simply amazing this past weekend, a few of us seized the opportunity to go hiking. We started off by scaling the first leg of the Baughman trail, stopping […]

National Nutrition Month Food Waste Screening

On Friday March 3, CMU Dining Services organized a screening and panel discussion of the documentary film “Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story” as part of a series of events celebrating National Nutrition Month (NNM) for the month of March. Director of Dining Pascal Petter and Legume Bistro co-owner and chef Trevett Hooper as […]

A Fun Path to Summer

We have less than seven weeks left in the semester! I know that it has been a tiring and stressful year and summer break is something many of us are looking forward to even if we have an internship or summer job. If you are still dreading the upcoming weeks, here are a list of […]