Headlines & Highlights
Dietrich School Undergraduate Receives Ambrosio Award
Joelle Smith, a Dietrich School junior double majoring in English and communication, is the winner of the 2015 Anthony and Concetta Ambrosio Award. As the recipient of the Award, Smith will receive a stipend of $5,000 and a summer internship with CBS News in New York.
Dietrich School Professors Recognized for Excellence in Mentoring
Panos Chrysanthis, professor in the Department of Computer Science, and Peter Wipf, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Chemistry, are among the recipients of the 2015 Provost's Award for Excellence in Mentoring. The award recognizes faculty members who demonstrate outstanding mentoring of graduate students seeking a research doctorate degree.
Dietrich School Mathematics Professor Awarded Mathematical Neuroscience Prize
G. Bard Ermentrout, Distinguished University Professor in the Dietrich School's Department of Mathematics, is the recipient of the Mathematical Neuroscience Prize. The award recognizes researchers worldwide who have significantly advanced our understanding of the neural mechanisms of perception, behavior, and thought through the application of mathematical analysis and theoretical modeling.
Dietrich School Senior Named 2015 Emma W. Locke Award Winner
Audrey-Marie H. Winn, a Dietrich School senior triple majoring in Chinese, philosophy, and English, is the recipient of Pitt's 2015 Emma W. Locke Award in recognition of her "high scholarship, character, and devotion to the ideals of the University."