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Babs Carryer

Date: April 18th @ 12 - 1 PM.

Location: Center for Creativity Workshop @ the University Store on Fifth


Past Events

Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series Presents: Ta-Nehisi Coates

Date: March 20th @ 7:00 PM.

Location: William Pitt Assembly Room


Moonglow available at the December 9th event and at The University Store


American Experience Lecture: Cokie Roberts

Time: 7:00 PM.

Location: Alumni Hall, 7th Floor Auditorium

Sponsors: The University Honors College and The Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law & Public Policy.

Free and Open to the Public but space is limited.

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Books available at Event, The University Store and

Cokie Roberts

Political commentator for ABC News and NPR

In her more than forty years in broadcasting, Cokie Roberts has won countless awards, including three Emmys. She has been inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame, and was cited by the American Women in Radio and Television as one of the fifty greatest women in the history of broadcasting.

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Signing Event

Author: Michael MacCambridge

Title: Chuck Noll, His Life’s Work

Date: December 2, 2016

Time: Noon – 1 pm

Location: The University Store on Fifth

Books available at The University Store and website.

Michael MacCambridge goes behind the Steel Curtain and unveils the coach who delivered a football dynasty, Chuck Noll. Having covered Chuck during most of his Steelers career, I learned things I didn't know about his struggles and his brilliance. Thanks to relentless research and impressive interviews, Michael puts you behind the desk and along the sidelines to show how one of football's greatest minds executed his successful game plan. A Hall of Fame effort." --John Clayton, ESPN

Published: July 2016

Seminar & Signing

Author: George Gopen

Date: Wednesday November 30, 2016

Time: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Location: 7th Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall

Sponsor: Academic Career Development, Health Sciences

Contact the Office of Academic Career Development

412-648-8486 or

George Gopen is the creator of the groundbreaking method known as The Reader Expectation Approach. It allows writers to predict with great accuracy how most readers will interpret the writer’s text. It therefore gives writers a new inroad to their own thinking process. Dr. Gopen has consulted with and lectured to thousands around the world, assisting writers of law, science, technology, and any other professional prose.

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