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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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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

Tia-Lynn Ashman
Distinguished Professor Wins Humboldt Award

Tia-Lynn Ashman, a Distinguished Professor in the Dietrich School's Department of Biological Sciences, has received the prestigious Humboldt Research Award, which recognizes her entire academic record to date. The award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, based in Germany, comes with a cash prize of 60,000 euros (around $61,200)

Gina Winstead, photo credit Rayni Shiring
Dietrich School Alumna Named VP of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility of Carnegie Museums

Dietrich School alumna Gina Winstead (A&S '05) says her goal in her new role is to make sure that visitors to the four Carnegie Museums — Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum — are able to have the same positive experience she had, regardless of their background.

Cathedral of Learning through trees and foliage
Dietrich School Graduates Among Distinguished Alumni Fellows

During a June 22 ceremony, the University of Pittsburgh celebrated five new Distinguished Alumni Fellows for 2020 and 2021. The honor recognizes those who have excelled personally and professionally and exhibited outstanding service to the University. Honorees include Dietrich School alumni David Frederick (A&S ’83), Michael Bryson (A&S ’68), and Jack (A&S ’69, MED ’73) and Georgia Smith (A&S ’70).