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Older veterans prescribed medications through both Medicare and the Department of Veterans Affairs had more than double the odds of exposure to potentially unsafe medication, a study by Joshua Thorpe and other Pitt pharmacists has found — and improved communication between the systems could help solve the problem.

Recently relocated to Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood, Pitt's Manufacturing Assistance Center offers classes, programs and workshops in precision manufacturing, providing skills needed to work in a range of technical industries.

Uncovering stories from the Medieval era to the recent past, undergraduate researchers followed their passions to dig deep into Pitt's University Library System archives. Their research adds new perspectives and scholarship to little-known historical events, practices and objects.