Headlines & Highlights

Dietrich School Faculty Members and Programs Rated Among Pittsburgh's Best
Dave Bartholomae, Jonathan Pruitt, and Rob Ruck are featured in an article on Pittsburgh's Best Professors in the September issue of Pittsburgh Magazine.
Nominations Now Being Accepted for the Iris Marion Young Award
Do you know someone who is a leader in the struggle to achieve social justice? The Dietrich School's Gender, Sexuality, & Women’s Studies Program partnered with other Pitt units to create the Iris Marion Young Award for Political Engagement to honor those who work to promote justice in the University, at the local or national level, or across the globe.
Dietrich School Alumna Awarded Fellowship from Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Margot Goldberg (A&S '10) has been awarded a five-year teaching fellowship from the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation. She received her undergraduate degree from the Dietrich School's Department of Biological Sciences.
Creative Problem Solvers Invited to Participate in Pitt Innovation Challenge
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The Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh) is a competition designed to generate innovative solutions to challenging health problems.
Three Dietrich School Faculty Members Featured in New Videos
Graham Hatfull, Terrance Hayes, and Christel Temple, are among the Pitt faculty members featured in a series of new videos produced by the University's Office of Admissions and Financial Aid.
Dietrich School Mellon Professor Voted President-Elect of AHA
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Patrick Manning, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of World History and Director of the World History Center, has been voted President-Elect of the American Historical Association.
Dietrich School Alumnus to Lead University's International Programs
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Dietrich School alumnus Ariel C. Armony has been named the University’s new senior director of international programs and director of the University Center for International Studies.
Dietrich School Launches New Scholarship Campaign
Revenue affiliated with the historic $125 million gift to the Pitt from William S. Dietrich II in 2011 is now being used to create a fund to match pledges for scholarships for undergraduate students in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.
Dietrich School Writing Program Director's GQ Article is Basis for Hollywood Movie
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A 2009 feature story on brain injuries in the NFL by Jeanne Marie Laskas, director of the Writing Program, is the basis for an upcoming feature film to be shot in Pittsburgh.
Dietrich School Professor and Director of Jazz Studies Featured in New York Times
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Geri Allen spent the last week running an educational residency for female jazz musicians ages 14 to 25, administered by the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and housed at Montclair State University.