Headlines & Highlights
Philosophy Professor Receives Grant from John Templeton Foundation
Robert Batterman, professor of philosophy in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, is the principal investigator for a recently awarded three-year, $510,00 grant from the John Templeton Foundation.
Starbucks Executive, Dietrich School Alumnus, to Speak at April 4 Thought Leaders Forum
Starbucks Coffee Company executive and Dietrich School alumnus Jeffery Hansberry (A&S '86, BUS '89G) will give a talk at 5 p.m. April 4 titled "Starbucks Channel Development: Building a Blueprint for Growth.” The free public lecture will take place in Conference Room A of Pitt’s University Club.
Studio Arts Student Exhibit, April 3 - 27
The creative work of graduating seniors is featured in the Studio Arts Student Exhibition along with exceptional works, by majors and non-majors, from the range of Studio Arts courses.
Juffs, Sbragia Among 2013 Recipients of Provost's Award for Excellence in Mentoring
Alan Juffs, associate professor in the Department of Linguistics, and Alberta Sbragia, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies, Jean Monnet Chair, and professor in the Department of Political Science, are among the 2013 recipients of the Provost's Award for Excellence in Mentoring.
2013 Dietrich School Grad Expo, March 21
Be part of the excitement of the 13th annual Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Grad Expo on Thursday, March 21, 2013 in the William Pitt Student Union. All members of the University of Pittsburgh community are invited.
Geology and Planetary Science Team Explores Impact of Nitrogen
Using water samples from the Pittsburgh-based Nine Mile Run watershed, a GPS research team reveals in the current issue of Environmental Science & Technology that an estimated 10 to 20 tons of reactive nitrogen from sewage flows into Pittsburgh’s Monongahela River every year from the six-square-mile watershed.
Studio Arts Lecturer Awarded NEA Distinguished Fellowship
Barbara Weissberger, lecturer in the Department of Studio Arts, has been awarded an NEA Distinguished Fellowship to The Hambidge Center in Georgia for a three-week residency in June/July 2013.
HPS Professor Awarded 2013 Stanton Award
The Society for Philosophy and Psychology has recognized Edouard Machery, associate professor in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, with their 2013 Stanton Award.
Department of Music Well Represented in PSO's 2013-14 Season
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 2013-14 season includes commissions from Department of Music faculty members Mathew Rosenblum and Amy Williams (pictured), and from award-winning graduate student composer Bomi Jang.
Physics Professor Leads Team Toward Creating First Viable High-Speed Quantum Computer
New spin technique moves Sergey Frolov and a team of researchers at Pitt and Delft University of Technology closer to creating the first viable high-speed quantum computer.