Headlines & Highlights
Dietrich School Open Door Project Presents, "How to Be a Muslim Ally," October 12
The Dietrich School Open Door Project invites the entire Pitt community to attend "How to Be a Muslim Ally," presented by The Islamic Center of Pittsburgh on Wednesday, October 12, from 3 - 5 p.m. in the University Club, Ballroom B.
Dietrich School Professor Awarded Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize
English Professor Lynn Emanuel has been awarded the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets. The honor recognizes the most outstanding book of poetry published in the United States in the previous calendar year and carries a $25,000 award. The prize was awarded for Emanuel’s most recent book of poetry The Nerve of It: Poems New and Selected.
Nominations Invited for Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching, Research, and Public Service Awards
This year, the University will once again present the Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching, Research, and Public Service Awards to accomplished members of the University's faculty. These awards are designed to highlight exemplary teaching, research, and public service achievements. Nomination guidelines and deadlines are available on the Provost's Office Web site.
Dietrich School Kicks Off New Initiative with September 15 Panel Discussion on Election Year Rhetoric
Pittsburgh City Councilman Dan Gilman joins a panel of Dietrich School faculty experts to discuss “Election Year Rhetoric: Vitriol, Violence, and Voter Anxiety," on Thursday, September 15. The event is the first "Third Thursday" presentation sponsored by the Dietrich School's new diversity and inclusion initiative, the Open Door Project.