MJ Slaby covers education at the Knoxville News Sentinel, a beat she also tackled at The Herald-Times in Bloomington, Ind.; and the Lafayette (Ind.) Journal & Courier.
She extensively reported on a sexual assault lawsuit against the University of Tennessee, uncovering calls between the UT football coach and Knoxville police chief on the day two players were accused of rape and the $3 million settlement cost for the university.
The Indiana University alumna has also covered crime, features, general assignments, health, and arts and entertainment.
The Pittsburgh chapter is still in its “infancy” but hopes to grow.
The trio met in Mayor Bill Peduto’s office.
A grant was supposed to keep 50 Homewood students in the shop through the fall. Now, 100 students are going to summer camp.
Two are at the state level and one would be federal.
This is the first partnership for the Pittsburgh chapters of Bend the Arc and the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
The meeting will focus on more than just autonomous vehicles.
No, you can’t tip the robot cars.
A Pitt team is traveling to Tennessee to help NASA document the path of the eclipse.
Meet the class at a happy hour on July 26.
Corey O’Connor’s plan: Goodbye student loan payments, hello mortgage.
One organizer said there’s a “constant attack on our civil liberties that is keeping people very engaged. We’re going to be out there.”
Cognowear, creating clothes that adapt to the temperature, is one of five companies in the latest PGH Lab cohort.
Has the excitement worn off? Nah.
Which means three are within the Pittsburgh city limits.
You can meet the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE competitors on Friday.
A June 30 deadline to find funding is off the table as conversations try to keep the maker space here.
Pittsburgh voters spoke: If you’re eating from a food truck, hot dogs — the handheld, summer classic — are the way to go.
Yes, it’s OK to ask furries and fursuiters questions.
How one Carlow student brought Pittsburgh’s Yeshiva Schools and the university together for training
“Our hope is that it has a de-stigmatizing effect [on mental health].”
Who will be crowned the champion: Las Chicas or Hott Dawgz? Vote by 10 a.m. June 26.