Headlines & Highlights
Studio Arts Chair Among Featured Artists in Dallas Exhibition
Delanie Jenkins, chair of the Department of Studio Arts, is among the artists featured in a group exhibition at Galleri Urbane in Dallas, November 23 - January 3. The show includes seven of her most recent works on paper exploring perceptible color through an accumulation of drawn and assembled material.
Bartholomae Honored as Pennsylvania's 2013 Professor of the Year
English professor David Bartholomae has been named the 2013 Pennsylvania Professor of the Year. Bartholomae, the Charles Crow Chair in English, will receive the honor at an awards luncheon and congressional ceremony on November 14 in Washington, D.C.
Two Dietrich School Faculty Members Among Fulbright Scholar Grant Recipients
Dietrich School faculty members Susan Andrade and Jonathan Arac have been selected for 2013-14 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar grants. The Fulbright Program provides teaching and/or research opportunities to U.S. faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.
History of Art and Architecture Students Design and Install Martin Creed Exhibit
Students enrolled in the Museum Studies course have designed and installed a solo exhibition of the work of London artist Martin Creed. MARTIN CREED: more and less will be shown through November 26 at Pitt’s University Art Gallery.
University to Host National Remembrance Day Roll Call, November 11
For the third consecutive year, the University of Pittsburgh will participate in the National Remembrance Day Roll Call event to honor American service men and women from 10 a.m. to noon on November 11, Veterans Day, in Heinz Chapel.
University of Pittsburgh Stages Opens Season With Pittsburgh Premiere of Venus
The production company for Pitt’s Department of Theatre Arts—now known as University of Pittsburgh Stages—presents the Pittsburgh premiere of Venus, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks. It runs October 24 through November 10 at the Studio Theatre, in the basement of Pitt’s Cathedral of Learning.
Public Lecture Celebrates Higgs Boson Discovery, Highlights Pitt Contributions to Research
Join us on October 30 at 4:30 p.m. in the University Club to learn more about the 2013 Nobel Prize-winning discovery of the Higgs boson particle and the involvement of Pitt scientists in this groundbreaking effort.
Iris Marion Young Awardees Announced
Four members of the Pitt community will be honored with the Iris Marion Young Award for Political Engagement at a ceremony on October 24 at the Pittsburgh Athletic Association, Pennsylvania Room.
Chevron Science Center Lab Renovations Among Approved Projects
The Property and Facilities Committee of the University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees gave funding approval at its meeting October 8, for preliminary project development for the renovation of two science laboratories on the University’s Pittsburgh campus.
Professor Emeritus to Receive BNY Mellon Living Legacy Award
As the annual University of Pittsburgh Jazz Seminar and Concert enters its 43rd exciting year, its founder, Pitt Professor Emeritus of Music Nathan Davis, prepares to accept the BNY Mellon Jazz 2013 Living Legacy Award in a special ceremony October 5 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.