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About Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh and West Virginia University are pleased to sponsor the 12th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations from June 10 – June 13, 2009 and wish to welcome you to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

Pittsburgh: City of Bridges - Gateway to Change

CREDIT: This project was financed in part by a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. (c)2005 UPMC. Used with permission.

About Pittsburgh and the Surrounding Area

More about Pittsburgh
An Overview of Pittsburgh History
Things to Do & See in Pittsburgh
Neighborhoods of Pittsburgh
About the University of Pittsburgh (Video)
About West Virginia and West Virginia University (WVU)

Pittsburgh Originals

Pittsburgh 1sts: Pittsburgh is very proud of its “firsts” that were celebrated during the city’s 250th birthday. The list includes the first Big Mac, Ferris Wheel, polio vaccine, and more.

How to speak Pittsburghese. And CMU has a project on the Pittsburgh Speech & Society that has studied the dialect of Pittsburgh.

A trip to Pittsburgh might not be complete without a look at the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Pittsburgh’s most famous sandwich.

Pittsburgh Media

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Pitt News (University of Pittsburgh)
Pittsburgh TEQ (Pittsburgh Technology Council)