Headlines & Highlights
Dietrich School Biological Sciences Professor to Direct New Center
Through a comprehensive understanding of how to fix protein architecture when it goes awry, Pitt researchers will be positioned to improve prognoses for millions of people with debilitating diseases. The Center for Protein Conformational Diseases, set to launch in April under the direction of Jeffrey Brodsky, is one of only two such centers in the U.S.
Dietrich School Chemistry Professor Recognized with Cottrell Scholar Award
Daniel Lambrecht, assistant professor in the Dietrich School's Department of Chemistry, is the recipient of a 2017 Cottrell Scholar Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement.
Dietrich School Open Door Project Film Screening and Workshop Addressing Racism and Cultural Appropriation CANCELED
The screening of I'm Not Racist... Am I? a feature documentary by Point Made Films originally scheduled for March 15 has been CANCELED. The event will be rescheduled for Fall 2017.
Dietrich School Open Door Project Presents, "Free Speech and Dissent in Today's Political Climate," February 20
Attorneys representing the Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of the ACLU will discuss the set of guarantees protected by the First Amendment and how free speech goes hand-in-hand with engaged citizenship. Pamela W. Connelly, Pitt's Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, will provide introductory remarks. February 20, 4 p.m., University Club, Ballroom A