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The Pittsburgh region is known for its focus on schools (just look at the Pittsburgh Promise) and its many strong universities and colleges, from Pitt and Carnegie Mellon to Robert Morris and Point Park. With its large population of college students, Pittsburgh ranks among tops in the country as a College Town. Aside from the impressive institutions of higher learning, the research is world-class and keeps the region in the forefront of science and technology.

Education Features

Gabriella Gasparich won Robert Morris University's highest undergraduate honor.

Rising stars: Four Pittsburgh undergraduates to watch

From engineering to psychology, these scholars have made an impact through academic performance and civic engagment, not only in their university communities, but also in Pittsburgh as a whole.

Geek Art Green Innovators Festival Returns to Penn Avenue for Fifth Year

Pop Filter Hot Pick: The Geek Art Green Innovators Festival

The fifth anniversary of the Geek Art Green Innovators Festival brings together arts and culture, tech, education and economic development for one weekend on Penn Avenue.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: Celebrating MLK Day in and around Pittsburgh

There are many ways to celebrate and honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Whether you prefer a personal experience or a public celebration, we suggest you try one of the many creative, meaningful and free events happening around town on Monday, January 20th--from East Liberty to Schenley Park to the North Side.

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Learning innovation: Apps for the tiniest of toddlers?

What would Fred Rogers, keeper of the childhood psyche, say about the explosion of apps for small children? With new apps involving everything from spacecraft repair to dinosaur portraits to brushing teeth, the answer might surprise you. 

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Pittsburgh media partners to spotlight the region's drive to remake learning

Pittsburgh's education revolution will be televised — and printed, put on the web and broadcast on radio — by four Pittsburgh media organizations through a new collaborative: “Spotlight on Learning Innovation.”
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