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As one of 90,000 alumni representing 42 academic departments and programs, you're invited to learn more about opportunities to engage in the life of the school while you write the rest of your story.


Headlines & Highlights

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Three Dietrich School Professors Recognized for Excellence in Mentoring

Dietrich School faculty members William Layton (Department of Mathematics), John Markoff (Department of Sociology), and Michael Sayette (Department of Psychology) are recipients of the 2019 Provost's Award for Excellence in Mentoring.

Dietrich School Professor Analyzes Facebook's Impact on Politics, Activism

The social media behemoth Facebook, which started as a social networking site for college students, has morphed into a global tech powerhouse with more than 2 billion users over the last 15 years. Lara Putnam, professor and chair of the Dietrich School's Department of History, is an expert on grassroots politics and the rise of political activism, most markedly among college-educated women. As Facebook turns 15, she also analyzes how the social media platform has transformed politics and how Americans approach activism.

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Urban Studies Program Coordinator Wins Ampco-Pittsburgh Prize for Advising

Dietrich School faculty member Carolyn Carson, coordinator and undergraduate advisor in the Urban Studies program and senior lecturer in the Department of History, has been awarded the 2019 Ampco-Pittsburgh Prize for Excellence in Advising.