Accolades & Honors
The assistant professor was granted the Emerging and Innovating Practice Award by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
The winners will each get $75,000 to pursue projects in support of the Plan for Pitt.
The honor supports highly productive and creative mid-career faculty with $25,000 in research support.
These visual, written and performance artists were chosen out of nearly 80 submissions and won cash prizes.
The program supports faculty from historically disadvantaged backgrounds in their research endeavors.
He’ll continue in his leadership roles at the Innovation Institute as well.
Pitt hosted the first Transnational Dialogues in Afro-Latin American and Afro-Latinx Studies Summer Institute
Scholars from across the country gathered to deepen their understanding of blackness in Latin America, the Caribbean and diasporic populations in the U.S.
The Division of Student Affairs appointed two new directors focusing on inclusion and student involvement
Emiola J. Oriola is the director of belonging and inclusion, and DaVaughn Vincent-Bryan is the director of involvement and student unions.
The School of Medicine faculty member says she hopes to build public awareness of laboratory medicine and drive advancements that improve patient care.
Yealy has served on the board of the journal since 1997.
She previously served as outreach coordinator in the office.
This most prestigious alumni award recognizes those who have excelled personally and professionally while also exhibiting outstanding service to the University.
The longtime Career Center staffer will be focused on bringing cohesion to student success efforts at Pitt.
Pitt staff member selected for Burroughs Wellcome Fund’s Project Development and Evaluation Workshop
Honoree Laura Miller is associate director of the Office of Academic Career Development in the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences.
Recent graduate Samantha Wismer spent her years at Pitt going above and beyond to improve engineering education.
The Collaboratory Against Hate published its first white paper, ‘Research Needs for Countering Extremist Hate’
The authors identified challenges in combating extremist hate.
Participants in the Leadership Pittsburgh, Inc. program completed eight months of community engagement skill-building and engaged in networking opportunities and a regionally based enrichment project.
In addition to winning a medal and prize money, Stanford’s Carolyn Bertozzi, founder of the field of biorthoogonal chemistry, will present a special lecture at Pitt.
He assumes the role July 1.
Elizabeth Skidmore won the 2022 Women in Rehabilitation Science Award from the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
She is chair of Pitt’s Department of Occupational Therapy.