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Pitt’s online health informatics MS program earned a top 5 national ranking

With flexible learning options, the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences degree prepares students for the rapidly growing field.

  • University News
  • Health and Wellness
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
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Pitt’s Department of Mathematics earned a grant to launch a public lecture series

Armin Schikorra, Carl Wang-Erickson and Ivan Yotov received funding from Pittsburgh’s Benter Foundation.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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David H. Waldeck was awarded 2024 Edward W. Morley Medal

The director of the Petersen Institute of Nanoscience and Engineering has been in Pitt’s Department of Chemistry since 1985.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt Law’s Center for Civil Rights and Racial Justice announced its 2024 student scholar awardees

Seven students advancing civil rights and racial justice received $1,000 each.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Law
Visweswaran

Shyam Visweswaran was inducted as an International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics fellow

The honor society recognizes expertise in biomedical and health informatics internationally.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
  • School of Medicine
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12 medical assistant and phlebotomy students completed a Pitt-Titusville career training

The free, 10-month Brockway Center for Arts and Technology course prepares trainees for their national certification exams.

  • Community Impact
  • Pitt-Titusville
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4 Pitt staffers were honored with a professional development award

José Goyco-Blas, Valerie Kerr, Carolyn Mazzella and Allison Vorp received the annual Staff Council award.

  • University News
  • Staff
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Alex Mowrey earned a young alumni award from Slippery Rock University

He documents and shares scenes around campus as a social media content strategist and Pitt Athletics photographer.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Staff
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Dev Hayostek is among the 2024 Bright Young People recognized by a Pittsburgh LGBTQ+ organization

He’s overseen Prevention at Pitt outreach programs that have engaged nearly 14,000 people.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Staff
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2 Pitt Medicine faculty earned Society of General Internal Medicine honors

Timothy Anderson and Jennifer Corbelli receive national awards for mentorship and scholarship in medical education, respectively.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Teaching & Learning
  • School of Medicine
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Jason Togyer won two awards from Press Club of Western Pennsylvania

The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion communications manager was honored for reporting and service to journalism.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Community Impact
  • Staff
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9 undergraduates earned public service fellowships from the Frederick Honors College

The awards cover cost-of-living and other associated expenses for students participating in congressional or public service internships.

  • Community Impact
  • Undergraduate students
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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Tiana Wilson earned an Organization of American Historians dissertation award

The assistant professor in Pitt's Department of Africana Studies won the 2024 Lerner-Scott Prize.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Innovation and Research
  • Department of Africana Studies
Insala

Lina Insana will study Italian American experiences through a National Endowment for the Humanities grant

The Heinz History Center and West Virginia University are co-partners on the Italian Diaspora Resource Map project.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Community Impact
  • Innovation and Research
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16 Pitt students will research electrical grid sustainability through SHURE-Grid

The summer program is a collaborative partnership between the David C. Frederick Honors College, Swanson School of Engineering, Pitt’s Office of Research and the Idaho National Laboratory.

  • Technology & Science
  • Innovation and Research
  • Sustainability
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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5 Pitt students were named Community Research fellows

The Frederick Honors College will fund their summer work on a long-term sustainable project.

  • Community Impact
  • Innovation and Research
  • Undergraduate students
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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Pitt biologists are part of a $12.5M NSF grant to study a widespread genetic phenomenon

Tia-Lynn Ashman and Martin Turcotte will use the pond plant duckweed to learn about organisms with more than two copies of their chromosomes.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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5 Pitt honors students earned summer Creative Arts Fellowships

The undergraduates will produce a piece of creative work under the mentorship of a faculty member or subject-matter expert.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Innovation and Research
  • Undergraduate students
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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15 Pitt students were named Health Science Research fellows

The Frederick Honors College program supports students as they conduct full-time independent research over the summer.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Students
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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Tera Levin will study pathogenesis through a Burroughs Wellcome Fund program

The PATH program funds assistant professors studying points where human and infectious agent systems connect.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences