Headlines & Highlights
Pitt Alumni Association Hosts National Networking Day, May 30
This is an opportunity to reconnect with your alma mater and for Pitt alumni from all fields and regions to make professional and social connections and to develop relationships which may be mutually beneficial. Friends, colleagues, spouses - are all welcome to attend. Join us on Thursday, May 30 at various locations across the country.
Dietrich School Undergraduates Among Awardees of Prestigious National Scholarships
Three Dietrich School undergraduates have received David L. Boren Scholarships and four Dietrich School undergraduates have received Critical Language Scholarships from the U.S. Department of State.
Chemists Demonstrate Nanoscale Alloys So Bright They Could Have Potential Medical Applications
Alloys like bronze and steel have been transformational for centuries, yielding top-of-the-line machines necessary for industry. As scientists move toward nanotechnology, however, the focus has shifted toward creating alloys at the nanometer scale—producing materials with properties unlike their predecessors.
Dietrich School Alumna and President of Pitt Alumni Association Shares her Pitt Story
Jane Bilewicz Allred (A&S ’71) is an independent marketing consultant focusing on marketing plans, digital strategies for lead generation, and brand development. An Alumni Association Life Member, Allred served on the association’s board of directors as a director at large for the 2008-10 term. She also is on the Dietrich School's Board of Visitors.
Music Professor Named BNY Mellon Jazz 2013 Living Legacy Awardee
Nathan Davis, professor in the Department of Music, will be honored with the BNY Mellon Jazz 2013 Living Legacy Award in a special ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, October 5, 2013.
Dietrich School Students Among Record Number of NSF Fellowship Recipients
Twenty-one University of Pittsburgh students have received 2013 Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The fellowships have been awarded to eight seniors who graduated from the University April 28 and 13 students who are pursuing graduate studies at Pitt.
Dietrich School Researchers Determine that Amphibians Living Close to Farm Fields Are More Resistant to Common Insecticides
Amphibian populations living close to agricultural fields have become more resistant to a common insecticide and are actually resistant to multiple common insecticides, according to two recent studies conducted by a team of Dietrich School scientists.
Dietrich School Dean to Speak at Pitt Club Philadelphia Event, May 16
The Philadelphia Pitt Club cordially invites local Pitt alumni for cocktails and hors d`oeuvres on Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 6 - 8 p.m. N. John Cooper, Bettye J. and Ralph E. Bailey Dean of the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences will be among the featured speakers.
Professor Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Lauren Resnick, Distinguished University Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science, has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Class of 2013.
Graduating Dietrich School Student Named 2013 Omicron Delta Kappa Senior of the Year
Graduating senior Katherine Malekoff, who will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in urban studies and sociology from Pitt’s Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences at the University’s April 28 commencement ceremony, has been named the University of Pittsburgh's 2013 Omicron Delta Kappa Senior of the Year.