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April 17, 2015
One of the things I’ve really enjoyed about studying plant pathology is the opportunity to share my excitement about plants and plant diseases with other people (whether it’s growers or people from the community). In this picture, I am showing a sick cabbage plant to local third graders. My year in PULSE taught me to...
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“PULSE is a great way to quickly find new talent for your organization.” – Michael Sobkowiak, Green Building Alliance     Green Building Alliance (GBA) has been promoting healthy, high performing buildings in Western Pennsylvania for over two decades. The first nonprofit in the U.S. of its kind, GBA focuses exclusively on making the region’s commercial building sector...
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The PULSE participants make this year an exceptional one.  I think the people really are the best part of my experience here. My housemates especially have been a source of fun, laughter, adventure, and support. Chaska Yoder always finds herself involved in things she is passionate about.  Originally from Plain City, Ohio, Chaska is passionate...
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I imagined the Pittsburgh from the classic 80’s rom-com ‘Flashdance’; smokestacks and steel and hills. I was right about the hills, but this city has much more to offer than smokestacks. I think I found a real gem of a place to live right out of college.   Sarah Schneider loves writing. Sarah spent her undergraduate...
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