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Britt Baker has won several wrestling championships. But this spring, she expects to claim an even bigger title: doctor of dental medicine. Catch the soon-to-be doctor and other eclectic parts of Pittsburgh on "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown" on Oct. 22.

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher calls on Pitt community members to take a stand by letting their lawmakers know that Pennsylvania cannot afford to let our state-related universities be abandoned.

The weeklong celebration includes events, workshops, musical performances, panel discussions, exhibitions, and special guest speakers, focusing on the theme of displacement. The keynote speaker is "Star Trek" and social media star George Takei.