"Our students must listen to understand, and not blatantly reject, the many opinions they encounter."
"It’s been incredible to watch Pittsburgh transform over the course of the last 28 years that I’ve lived here."
"Just as we need a city hall, and a football stadium, I believe a city needs a public theater."
"This city will never thrive if everyone isn’t at the table."
"I hope to build it into an 'anchor center' that will educate, empower and unite the diverse community in the region."
"One of Pittsburgh’s greatest aspects is that you have access to people, you can connect and most of all you can build community."
"My mother was a teacher and Pittsburgh has only reinforced to me that teaching is one of, if not, the hardest professions in the world."
From becoming the University of Utah's first chief sustainability officer to serving as law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, Pitt Law's brand new dean is passionate about her field.
"I am privileged to marry my vocation, research and teaching, with my avocation, serving the people and neighborhood of Homewood through opportunities for education, employment and entrepreneurship."
NEXT Up: Dr. Daniel Pituch aims to provide affordable dental care to all (& take cool pictures of Pittsburgh)
Dedicated to helping those in need, Dr. Pituch shares the most complex surgeries he'll perform this week, his passion for photography and biking and more.