University of Pittsburgh

About

Originally founded as Pittsburgh Academy, the school was named Western University of Pennsylvania for nearly 100 years before becoming the University of Pittsburgh in 1908. 

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The first polio vaccine was developed by Dr. Jonas Salk at the university's research labs in the 1950s. 

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Established
February 28, 1787
Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Nickname
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