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Are you a prospective student? At the Dietrich School, we'll help you write your success story. Discover how your story begins.

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Whether you're beginning your undergraduate career, nearing graduation, or somewhere in between there's "more" to your story.

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Graduate students come to the Dietrich School for outstanding educational opportunities and stay for the balanced life: school, family, work, recreation, and service. 


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Dietrich School staff are essential members of our community, and they play a critical role in ensuring student and faculty success. Find personal and professional development opportunities for staff members.


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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October 5 Science Revealed Program Examines Environmental Justice

How are water challenges in Pittsburgh neighborhoods connected to the larger global fight for environmental justice? Find out more at "Environmental Justice: Safe Water in Homewood and Throughout Pittsburgh" October 5, 2 p.m. Be a part of this important Dietrich School Science Revealed program featuring Emily Elliott, professor in the Department of Geology and Environmental Science and Director and co-founder of the Pittsburgh Collaboratory for Water Research, Education, and Outreach that bridges efforts in water research, governance, and action at the University of Pittsburgh; Alyssa Lyon (A&S '12), Director of the Black Environmental Collective; Zinna Scott, community activist and Ambassador with ReEnergize Pittsburgh; and, NaTisha Washington, environmental justice organizer at One Pennsylvania. This event is organized in partnership with the Black Environmental Collective.

Tia-Lynn Ashman
Nature Article on Saving Rare Plant Species Features Research of All-Dietrich School Team

Tia-Lynn Ashman, Distinguished Professor in the Dietrich School's Department of Biological Sciences, led the team of researchers on a five-year effort to address whether and how the interactions between plants and the animals that pollinate them could contribute to maintaining plant biodiversity.

KJ Gilmer
Black Lives in Focus Initiative Celebrates Black Lives Through Art, Community Engagement

KJ Gilmer's Say Her Name Memorial Gown, on display in the University Art Gallery through September 24, is one of the four inaugural projects in the University-wide Black Lives in Focus Initiative.