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Big Idea Competition 2024 Concludes with Two Dietrich Winning Students

Two Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences student team members won big at the 16th Big Idea Competition hosted by Pitt’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship's (OIE) Big Idea Center

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Dietrich School Faculty Awarded ACLS Fellowships

The Dietrich School is proud to announce that Dela Kuma and Kaliane Ung have been awarded 2024 Fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).

Earth Month Features: Measuring Up

Welcome to the executive summary of the Measuring Up Report. Here, we summarize important highlights and have interactive maps with the findings. To read more about our intention, process, and findings, read the full report today!

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Dr. Ruth Mostern Named Vice President of World History Association

Dr. Ruth Mostern, the World History Center Director and professor in the Dietrich School’s Department of History has been named the Vice President of the World History Association (WHA).

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Senate Executive Committee Award for Service in the University Senate Announced

The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences congratulates teaching professor and undergraduate advisor in the Department of History, John Stoner. Professor Stoner has been selected unanimously by the Senate Executive Committee for the Award for Service in the University Senate.

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2024-25 CASBS Fellowship Awardee Announced

Associate Professor in the Dietrich School Department of Economics, Stephanie Wang, has been awarded the 2024-25 fellowship from The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University.

Earth Month Features: Come Health or High Water

Pitt joins an interdisciplinary team to investigate the connection between environmental changes and health for Black Americans

Dietrich Students Are Studying Solar Bands During the Eclipse

Dietrich School students spent Monday, April 8 in the Texas Hill Country studying shadow bands during the solar eclipse.

Pitt Alum Attended the EU-US Young Leaders Seminar

Michelle Furmansky, a Fulbright scholar and Dietrich School alumna traveled to Brussels to connect with leaders from across the globe for the EU-US Young Leaders Seminar.

2024 Pickering Fellows Announced

Dietrich School alumna, Khadajah Muhammad, was selected to the 2024 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program.

GES Professor Awarded Funding through NASA's Solar System Workings Program

Mike Ramsey, a professor in the Dietrich School's Department of Geology and Environmental Science, has been granted funding from NASA’s Solar System Workings Program.

2024 Goldwater Scholars Include Two Dietrich School Students

The Dietrich School congratulates Pitt’s two 2024 Goldwater Scholars: Oluwatofunmi Abiola and Richard Fang.

Celebrate the Launch of Aster(ix) Journal’s Spring 2024 Issue

University of Pittsburgh Dietrich School Professors Angie Cruz and Diana Khoi Nguyen, and Williams College professor Laylah Ali are hosting an event on April 10 for the upcoming issue of Aster(ix) Journal.

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Women's History Month in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Celebrates: Yvonne B. Miller

Yvonne B. Miller (A&S ’73G) was the first black woman to serve in both houses of the Virginia General Assembly. Miller was the eldest of 13 children and when she was young, her family relocated to Norfolk, Virginia where she attended the then-segregated public schools.