Headlines & Highlights
Dietrich School Launches New Writing Institute
The Dietrich School recently launched a new writing institute to help create a “more vibrant writing culture” on Pitt’s campus. The William S. Dietrich II Institute for Writing Excellence, which is rooted in the Department of English’s Composition Program, will help Dietrich School professors advance their writing instruction and help them teach discipline-specific writing in their courses.
Dietrich School Fulbright Recipients Contribute to Setting New Pitt Record
The University of Pittsburgh once again is among the nation’s top institutions for producing Fulbright students. According to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, 14 students from Pitt won Fulbright scholarships in 2019.
Distinguished Professor Receives 2019 Barricelli Prize
Robert Brandom, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, is the recipient of the 2019 Jean-Pierre Barricelli Prize for his book A Spirit of Trust: A Reading of Hegel's Phenomenology. The award recognizes the year's best book in the field of Romanticism studies.