Headlines & Highlights

Dietrich School Senior Awarded Churchill Fellowship
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David Palm, a triple major in Pitt’s Dietrich and Swanson Schools, has been awarded a Churchill Scholarship by The Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States. Palm is one of only 14 students in the nation to be chosen for the prestigious honor.
Studio Arts Summer 2013 Creative Research Exhibition, January 15 - February 7
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Held for the fifth year in the University Art Gallery, this exhibition features the work of Summer 2013 Undergraduate Research Award recipients concentrating in visual art as well as Studio Arts majors participating in the Summer 2013 Wyoming Field Study.
Studio Arts Professor's Solo Show Featured at New York's Kim Foster Gallery
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RELATIVITY, a solo show of new drawings by Paul Glabicki, professor in the Department of Studio Arts and an internationally recognized multi-media artist, runs through February 15.
January 30 Inaugural Event for Science Education Research Center Features Nobel Laureate
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2001 Nobel Prize winning physicist, Carl Wieman will present, "Taking a Scientific Approach to Science Education," on Thursday, January 30 at 3 p.m. in the University Club, Ballroom B. Wieman's lecture is the inaugural event of the University of Pittsburgh Discipline Based Science Education Research Center (dB-SERC).
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.