Pittsburgh is a vibrant city, offering affordable living, distinctive neighborhoods, and an abundance of activities covering a broad array of interests. Located where the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers form the Ohio River, Pittsburgh's metropolitan area has a population of over 2.3 million and combines the amenities of a large city with the friendly feel of a small town. Safe neighborhoods, excellent restaurants and clubs, and an exciting art and music scene make Pittsburgh a great place to work and play. Visit "Cool Pittsburgh" site and learn more of what this city and university has to offer.

Pittsburgh tops national lists for quality of life:

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Pittsburgh and the G20:

  • "Pittsburgh stands as a bold example of how to create new jobs and industries while transitioning to a 21st-century economy…a city that has transformed itself from the city of steel to a center for high-tech innovation—including green technology, education and training, and research and development."-President Barack Obama
    Lessons for the G20, The Economist, Sep 17, 2009