Cho-yun Hsu is a 2024 laureate of the prestigious Tang Prize

The award, which confers a $1.7 million cash prize, recognizes the Pitt professor emeritus’ era-spanning scholarship on the history of China.

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.

Michele V. Manuel is the first woman U. S. Steel Dean of the Swanson School of Engineering

The award-winning materials engineer, innovator and leader joins Pitt from the University of Florida Sept. 1.

The newest Cathedral of Learning falcons were banded and given a clean bill of health

See photos of the pair of fluffy, football-sized chicks from their May 20 banding.

How Pitt is taking steps to make life sciences jobs more accessible for all

A recent presentation and workshop convened by the Office of Engagement and Community Affairs explored creating pathways to well-paying jobs for community members in a growing industry.

Pitt has three new National Endowment for the Humanities awardees

Adam Cilli, Mrinalini Rajagopalan and Annette Vee will each receive funding from the federal agency for their research.

2 Pitt alums are 2024 Pulitzer Prize winners

Brandon Som and Brett Murphy took home the nation’s most prestigious award for poetry and public-service journalism, respectively.

Labs produce a lot of waste. Here’s how Pitt is making them more sustainable.

24 research labs have joined the Green Labs program, an effort to reduce the environmental impact of their work.

What will it take to make physics more diverse?

A new Nature Physics paper by Pitt’s Chandralekha Singh provides a road map for creating equitable physics environments — including the roadblocks.  

Meet Pitt’s 2024 faculty Fulbright winners

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers faculty the opportunity to teach and conduct research abroad.