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Dietrich School Senior Named Inaugural Kanders Churchill Scholar

Joseph Kannarkat, a Dietrich School senior studying economics and neuroscience will spend a year at the University of Cambridge earning a Master of Philosophy in public policy.

Dietrich School Faculty Members Recognized for Excellence in Mentoring

Dietrich School faculty members Jonathan Arac, Lucy Fischer, Robert Hayden, and Satish Iyengar, have been named recipients of the 2018 Provost's Award for Excellence in Mentoring.

Summer Sessions Registration Begins February 12

Delve into your major or explore a new interest area. Take a course you missed this year. Take just one class at a time to excel in the toughest classes. Whatever your reason for taking summer classes, current Pitt students can find out how to register by visiting the Summer Sessions Web site.

Marlene Cohen
Dietrich School Neuroscience Professor Receives 2018 Troland Research Award

Marlene Cohen, an assistant professor in the Dietrich School's Department of Neuroscience, is the recipient of the National Academy of Sciences' 2018 Troland Research Award for her work on how neurons in the brain process visual information.

Renata Blumenfeld-Kosinski
Distinguished Professor of French Elected to Medieval Academy of America

Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Distinguished Professor of French, in the Dietrich School's Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, has been elected as an Officer of the Medieval Academy of America.

studio arts summer 2017 creative research exhibition, Jan 19 - Feb 9
Studio Arts Student Exhibition, January 19 - February 9, 2018

Now in its ninth year, the Studio Arts Summer 2017 Creative Research Exhibition: Wyoming Field Study and Undergraduate Research Awards features work by students participating in the Summer 2017 Studio Arts Field Study in Wyoming offered through the University Honors College as well as Studio Arts Research Fellows conducting independent research through the University Honors College, the Dietrich School's Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity, and the ACCAC Fellows Program in Creativity and Innovation.

Cathedral of Learning in Winter
A Message from Dean Kathleen Blee

In light of allegations of concerns in the past and present climate of a department in our School, I want to assure you that I am actively addressing this matter and am fully committed to fostering an educational and employment environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. As the Chancellor indicated in communications to the community, the University is conducting a full investigation into the issues that were raised.

Dietrich School FRIT Professor Inducted Into the French Ordre des Palmes Académiques

David Pettersen, an associate professor in the Dietrich School's Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, has been inducted into the French Ordre des Palmes Académiques in recognition of his contribution to the diffusion of French culture abroad.

Daniel Lambrecht
Dietrich School Chemistry Professor Wins ACS OpenEye Award

Daniel Lambrecht, an assistant professor in the Dietrich School's Department of Chemistry, is the recipient of the ACS OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry.

Russell Clark
Physics and Astronomy Senior Lecturer Wins 2018 Ampco-Pittsburgh Prize

Russell Clark, Senior Lecturer in the Dietrich School's Department of Physics and Astronomy, is the recipient of the 2018 Ampco-Pittsburgh Prize for Excellence in Advising.

Edouard Machery
Dietrich School HPS Professor Receives Humboldt Research Award

Edouard Machery, a Distinguished Professor in the Dietrich School's Department of History and Philosophy of Science, is the recipient of a Humboldt Research Award. The award recognizes lifetime achievements in research.

Dietrich School Physics and Astronomy Professor Named AAAS Fellow

Chandralekha Singh, a professor in the Dietrich School's Department of Physics and Astronomy, has been named a 2017 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Karen Arndt
Dietrich School Biological Sciences Professor Named AAAS Fellow

Karen Arndt, a professor in the Dietrich School's Department of Biological Sciences, has been named a 2017 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Dawn Lundy Martin
English Department Professor Wins 2018 NEA Fellowship

Dawn Lundy Martin, professor in the Dietrich School's Department of English and co-director of the University's Center for African American Poetry and Poetics, has been awarded a 2018 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship.

Creating an Inclusive Environment for Individuals with Hidden Disabilities

The Open Door Project is partnering with the Student Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Committee to present “Not Every Disability is Visible: Creating an Inclusive Environment for Individuals with Hidden Disabilities.” Wednesday, November 29, 1 – 2:30 p.m. in the University Club, Conference Room A.