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Dean Holder discusses the RK Mellon $22 million gift to the Center for Energy on "Our Region's Business"

PITTSBURGH (February 28, 2012) ... The Center for Energy at Pitt's Swanson School of Engineering received a $22 million grant from the R.K. Mellon Foundation. Gerald Holder, dean of the Swanson School, discusses how this remarkable gift will be used by the University to expand energy materials and grid research and continue to position Pittsburgh as the center of innovation in American energy. This episode of Our Region's Business aired Sunday, February 26.

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