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Curbing Vacancy and Accelerating Economic Development in Wilkinsburg

Curbing Vacancy and Accelerating Economic Development in Wilkinsburg

In historic Wilkinsburg, over 18 percent of the building stock is vacant. Community-driven efforts aim to revitalize these spaces and bring in a new wave of economic development and vibrancy to Wilkinsburg. TheWilkinsburg Vacant Home Tour, for example, showcases the rich histories of several abandoned...

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Pittsburgh and Open Civic Data

Pittsburgh and Open Civic Data

Terms like government 2.0 and open data have become buzzwords in discussions of public policy and governance. Collaborative approaches toward more transparent, data-friendly governance have generated steam in Pittsburgh. The Western Pittsburgh Regional Data Center (WPRDC) is a key local mode for accessing...

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Call for Submissions to the 2015 Summer Edition

Call for Submissions to the 2015 Summer Edition

The Heinz Journal is excited to announce our Call for Submissions for the 2015 Summer edition. If you or your team have a policy analysis paper that you’re proud of, and want to share your work with a wider audience, submitting your paper toThe Heinz Journal is an excellent opportunity to gain...

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Call for Submissions to Winter Edition

Call for Submissions to Winter Edition

The Heinz Journal is excited to announce our Fall Call for Submissions for the Winter edition. If you or your team have a policy analysis paper that you’re proud of and want to share your work with a wider audience, submitting your paper to THJ is an excellent opportunity. SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE by...

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Heinz Radio: Immigration Reform 88.3FM

Heinz Radio: Immigration Reform 88.3FM

Join us Thursdays From 5:00 to 5:30pm on 88.3FM or the WRCT live stream for Policy That Matters. Immigration reform is one of the most salient issues in the United States. There are currently 11.5 million undocumented people living in the United States. A team of eight senators has been working on a...

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Funny and Successful?

Funny and Successful?

By Alyssa Connelly, MEIM ’13 I am writing in response to an article I recently read on Forbes.com entitled “Are Funny People More Successful in Business?” by Jenna Goudreau, a member of the Forbes Staff who primarily reports on navigating success for professional women. This topic is of special...

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