Headlines & Highlights
Dietrich School Senior Wins 2014 ACP Diversity Story of the Year Award
Natalie Daher, a Dietrich School senior studying communication and writing, is the winner of the 2014 Associated Collegiate Press Diversity Story of the Year Award. Daher, editor-in-chief of The Pitt News, was recognized for her story on the emergence of LGBTQ members and traditions within the Greek community at the University of Pittsburgh.
Dietrich School Professor, Grad Students, Among Pitt Innovation Challenge Winners
Alexander Star, associate professor in the Dietrich School's Department of Chemistry, and graduate students from his research group, are part of Team Nanoketo, $100K winners in this year's Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh), a competition designed to generate innovative solutions to challenging health problems.
Jewish Studies Program Celebrates Rauh Archives with Open House Event, Nov 23
The Rauh Jewish Archives at the Senator John Heinz History Center, the Rodef Shalom Congregation Archives, and the Dietrich School's Jewish Studies Program will host an open house event on November 23 at the Heinz History Center to celebrate Dietrich School alumnus, Richard E. Rauh (A&S '62, '64G).
Dietrich School Chemistry Professors Receive 2014 Dreyfus Special Grant Program in the Chemical Sciences Award
Dietrich School faculty members Geoffrey Hutchison and Daniel Lambrecht received a 2014 Camille and Henry Dreyfus Special Grant Program in the Chemical Sciences award for their effort on "Creating an Open Quantum Chemistry Repository." Their work aims to create an open mobile-ready, web-based database of accurate, quantum calculations of molecules.