Headlines & Highlights
Meet the Dietrich School's Newest Faculty Colleagues
Meet the newest members of our Dietrich School community of learners--faculty members new to the school as well as some faculty colleagues who have recently taken on new roles.
Dean Blee Serving on Steering Committee for, Participating in Eradicate Hate Summit
The first Eradicate Hate Global Summit, scheduled for October 18 - 20, will have a strong Pitt presence, including its co-chair, chancellor emeritus Mark Nordenberg, along with some big-name speakers, like former President George W. Bush. The event’s steering committee also includes Dietrich School and CGS Dean, Kathleen Blee, who serves as co-director of the Pitt-Carnegie Mellon joint Collaboratory Against Hate.
Dietrich School Biological Sciences Professor Heads Up Institute to Study Nature's Resilience
Corinne Richards-Zawacki, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Director of Pitt's Pymatuning Laboratory of Ecology, is heading up a new institute that will focus on how nature bounces back after being disturbed by human activity. RIBBiTR (Resilience Institute Bridging Biological Training and Research) is backed by a $12.5 million National Science Foundation grant.