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Pitt Researchers Published in Forbes

Earlier this year, researchers in the Dietrich School published their research on the potential for fracking Pittsburgh’s wastewater for lithium.

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Juneteenth Features: History Professor Alaina Roberts’ Book Takes a Fresh Look at Freedom in the American West

For about a decade, Josie Jackson regularly made an arduous journey. She grew up in the mid-1800s in an all-Black town in Chickasaw Nation, a still sovereign Indian territory on land that would later become the state of Oklahoma. As a young mother determined to support her child, she found work as a domestic servant in a Texas town 120 miles from everything she knew. So she traveled back home whenever she could, either by stagecoach or walking.

Psychology Professor Studies Adolescent Mental Health and Social Media Use

Sophia Choukas-Bradley, a professor in the Department of Psychology in the Dietrich School is submitting her first paper about adolescents and social media to a psychology journal.

David Waldeck Awarded Edward W. Morley Medal

David Waldeck, a professor in the Department of Chemistry in the Dietrich School and Director of the Petersen Institute for Nanoscience and Engineering, has been awarded the 2024 Edward W. Morley Medal from the Cleveland Section of the American Chemical Society

Pitt Pride 2024: Lecture with Dr. Daniel Jacobson Lopez

Join the Dr. Daniel Jacobson Lopez virtually for "An Ignored Crisis: Sexual Assault Against LGBTQIA+ Individuals and People of Color."

40 Dietrich Students Earned Prestigous Brackenridge Fellowship

Forty-four undergraduates earned a 2024 Brackenridge Fellowship, one of the University of Pittsburgh’s most prestigious awards.

Kristin Kanthak Interview for KDKA Story on Donald Trump

Kristin Kanthak a professor in the Department of Political Science in the Dietrich school was interviewed for a KDKA story on the convictions against former President Donald Trump.

Pitt Psychology Researchers Published in Your Wellness

Researchers in the Department of Psychology in the Dietrich School recently published their studies on the correlation between exercise and retaining memories in Your Wellness.

Daniel Bain Interviewed for Story In WESA on Regional Flooding Issues

Daniel Bain, an associate professor in the Department of Geology and Environmental Science in the Dietrich School was interviewed for an article published on WESA’s website on Wednesday.

Pitt Pride 2024: Resources

Happy Pitt Pride 2024! The Dietrich School proudly celebrates and embraces diversity in all its forms within our community.

Ten Dietrich School Students and Alumni Named Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award Recipients

Fourteen University of Pittsburgh students and alumni have been named award recipients by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the U.S. government’s flagship international academic exchange program.

Ukranian Music in Times of War Event

Ukrainian Music in Times of War: Visiting Ukrainians in active military service, are performing at Pitt on Tuesday, 4 June at 7.00 in Frick Fine Arts Auditorium.

Rob Ruck Interviewed for Trib Live Article

Rob Ruck, a professor in the Department of History in the Dietrich School, was interviewed in a Trib Live article on Josh Gibson.

Pitt Alumna Aleeza Ben Shalom Helps Clients Find Lasting Love

Aleeza Ben Shalom loved to play matchmaker when she was an undergrad at Pitt.

Jewish American Heritage Month Features: Resources

Looking for some resources during Jewish American Heritage Month? The Department of Jewish studies in the Dietrich school has you covered.