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Headlines & Highlights

Music Professor Featured in Pittsburgh City Paper
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2013 Guggenheim Fellow, Professor of Music, and Co-director of Music on the Edge, Mathew Rosenblum discusses his latest work.
Neuroscience Professor Leads Team Exploring Pharmacological Solution to Cocaine Addiction
Researchers led by Dietrich School neuroscience professor Yan Dong used rat models to examine the effects of cocaine addiction and withdrawal on nerve cells in the nucleus accumbens, a small region in the brain that is commonly associated with reward, emotion, motivation, and addiction.
Professor of German Film and Cultural Studies Recognized by Akdeniz Universitesi
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Randall Halle, Klaus W. Jonas Professor of German Film and Cultural Studies in the Department of German, recently served as the keynote speaker at the Akdeniz Universitesi (Mediterranean University) in Antalya. It was the first international conference organized by the School of Communications and the Department of Media Studies.
Dietrich School Graduate Students Invited to Submit Abstracts for 2014 Grad Expo
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Abstracts are now being accepted for the 14th annual Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Grad Expo, a celebration and showcase of the rich and varied graduate student research happening within the Dietrich School.
Two Dietrich School Professors Named AAAS Fellows
James Bogen, a faculty member in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, and Jeffrey L. Brodsky, professor and Avinoff Chair in the Department of Biological Sciences, will be formally announced as Fellows in the AAAS News & Notes section of the journal Science on November 29.
Two Economics Lecturers Named Ampco-Pittsburgh Award Winners
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Jane Wallace and Katherine Wolfe, lecturers in the Department of Economics, are winners of the 2014 Ampco-Pittsburgh Prize for Excellence in Advising.
Chemistry Chair Named ACS Pittsburgh Award Recipient
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Professor David Waldeck, chair of the Department of Chemistry, is the 2013 winner of the American Chemical Society Pittsburgh Award.
Studio Arts Chair Among Featured Artists in Dallas Exhibition
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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
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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.