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Pitt-developed wheelchairs powered by compressed air made a splash this summer at a Texas water park for people with disabilities.

An agreement with three French medical-research institutions will enable closer collaboration on treatments for optic-nerve problems and age-related eye conditions. "This will enable Pitt to mirror what has been achieved in Paris and maybe even do better," said José-Alain Sahel, professor and chair of ophthalmology.

Pitt has yet to receive funds from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the current budget year. Join Chancellor Patrick Gallagher and the Pitt community in raising your voice on the issue.