Headlines & Highlights
Dietrich School Professor Discusses Florence Cathedral Excavations, October 23
Franklin Toker, professor in the Department of History of Art and Architecture, directed archaeological excavations under Florence Cathedral for half a decade. Join him on October 23 at 4 p.m. in the Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium to hear how, with his students and colleagues, he is turning archaeological data into entirely new chapters in art history.
Department of Studio Arts to Host Welcome Back and Homecoming Event, October 24
The Department of Studio Arts will host a Welcome Back and Homecoming Event for Studio Arts majors, minors, alumni, and friends on Friday, October 24th from 3:30-5:30pm. The event will take place on the front lawn of the Frick Fine Arts Building.
Dietrich School Alumnus, National Academy of Engineering Prize Winner, to Speak October 16
Dietrich School Department of Chemistry alumnus Abul Hussam (A&S '82G), winner of the $1 million Grainger Challenge Award from the National Academy of Engineering, will present, "Arsenic Poison in Drinking Water: Solving a Health Crisis through a Simple and Effective Filtration Technology," on Thursday, October 16 at 4 p.m. in Chevron 150. All are welcome.
44th Annual Jazz Seminar and Concert, October 27-November 1
The University of Pittsburgh Annual Jazz Seminar and Concert—one of the region’s premier jazz events—will run from October 27 to November 1 and feature a free series of lunchtime concerts, lectures/demonstrations, a film screening, and community-outreach activities, culminating with a gala concert.