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Clare Sierawski won a Distinguished Alumni Award from Pitt’s Department of Geology and Environmental Science

Hear from the USDA senior energy counselor at a Nov. 16 talk.

  • Sustainability
  • Alumni
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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30 Pitt-Bradford and Pitt-Titusville nursing graduates passed the licensing exam this year

The two campuses saw a 100% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Exam during 2023.

  • Community Impact
  • Pitt-Bradford
  • Pitt-Titusville
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A Pitt professor reflects on his grandfather's wisdom in a new memoir

Plus, three more books by alumni authors are out now.

  • Global
  • Faculty
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The Assembly was honored by the Society for College and University Planning

Pitt’s collaborative biomedical research facility earned the Honor Award for Excellence in Architecture for Building Additions, Renovations or Adaptive Reuse.

  • Sustainability
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3 Pitt Nursing people were recognized at the 2023 Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania

Faculty members Elizabeth Schlenk and Marci Nelsen and PhD student Alice Cline were honored at the Oct. 27 gala.

  • School of Nursing
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Marco Capogrosso received the Society for Neuroscience's Young Investigator Award

The assistant professor was recognized for leading a first-in-human clinical trial for electrical stimulation in the upper spinal cord to treat patients with upper-body paralysis caused by stroke.

  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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A group of Pitt students were published in the Journal of Science Policy and Governance

The undergraduates wrote about bycatch mitigation in Alaska during their Environmental Law and Policy class.

  • Undergraduate students
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Department of Geology and Environmental Science
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Adi Mittal won first place at the 2023 Collegiate Inventors Competition

The Pitt Medicine student took home $10,000 for his blood-based test that detects the formation of a cerebral aneurysm.

  • Graduate and professional students
  • School of Medicine
  • Health and Wellness
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Pitt-Bradford was featured in the 2024 Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges

It’s the second year the campus has been recognized as one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges.

  • Sustainability
  • Pitt-Bradford
Eack

Shaun Eack won the Gerard E. Hogarty Excellence in Schizophrenia Research Memorial Award

He will be presented with the honor, named for his late mentor, at a Nov. 17 conference.

  • Faculty
  • School of Social Work
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The Pittsburgh Water Collaboratory created an interactive water quality map for the city

After they noticed a lack of data, the Pitt researchers collected 100 samples from the tributaries that feed the Ohio, Monongahela and Allegheny rivers.

  • Community Impact
  • Pittsburgh Collaboratory for Water Research, Education, and Outreach
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Thomas Platt became a fellow of the Academy of Emergency Medical Services

The National Association of EMS Physicians recognition honors members for their contributions to the field.

  • Community Impact
  • Faculty
  • School of Medicine
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2 Pitt faculty received funding from the National Institute of Justice

School of Social Work Professors Jeff Shook and Sara Goodkind will evaluate a prearrest diversion initiative for youth in Allegheny County.

  • Community Impact
  • School of Social Work
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5 Pitt researchers will be recognized for their contributions to health psychology

Hear from the former students of these retiring faculty at a daylong symposium on Oct. 27.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Cynthia Golden won the 2023 Educause Leadership Award

The former associate provost and executive director of the University Center for Teaching and Learning was recognized for her service to the higher education technology community.

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Faculty
Jacobs

Leah Jacobs earned a $1 million grant from the National Institute of Justice

The assistant professor in Pitt’s School of Social Work will study the effectiveness of youth interaction training for law enforcement.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Social Work
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Michael Giazzoni is an associate editor for the Concurrent Enrollment Review

The first edition of the independent journal dedicated to research in the field of dual/concurrent enrollment is out now.

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt students brought Pharmacy Appreciation Week to Pittsburgh

The City of Pittsburgh issued a proclamation honoring the community caregivers, who were recognized at a School of Pharmacy celebration.

  • Community Impact
  • School of Pharmacy
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Pitt Medicine researchers’ findings on brain cells linked to protection against dementia were published in Cell

The results from Hansruedi Mathys’ study suggest there is a link between inhibitory neurons and resilience to Alzheimer’s disease pathology.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Faculty
  • School of Medicine
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Deborah Moon received a CDC new investigator award

The School of Social Work researchers will study the effects of a community-based maltreatment prevention program for parents.

  • Faculty
  • School of Social Work