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PhD Student Becomes a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation fellow

Kale Serrato Doyen, who is pursuing a PhD in history of art and architecture at the University of Pittsburgh Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a 2024 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowship.

Dietrich Professor Interviewed for WESA Article on Pittsburgh's Topography

Charles Jones, a teaching professor in the Department of Geology and Environmental Science in the Dietrich School was recently featured in a WESA article.

Dietrich School Research Team Develops Fentanyl Sensor

A research team at Pitt led by Alexander Star, a chemistry professor in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, has developed a fentanyl sensor that is six orders of magnitude more sensitive than any electrochemical sensor for the drug reported in the past five years.

Dietrich Professor Published in Science Advances

David Waldeck, a professor in the Department of Chemistry in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences along with researchers from the University of North Carolina were published in Science Advances on May 3rd.

Dietrich Student Josh Opoku Brew Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

Joshua Brew a PhD candidate in Ethnomusicology in the Department of Music in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a two-year Woodson Predoctoral Fellowship at the Carter G. Woodson Institute.

Pitt undergraduates launched the Pittsburgh Interdisciplinary Mathematics Review

Undergraduate students with the Department of Mathematics in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and the University Library System at Pitt have launched a new peer-reviewed open-access journal.

Anthony Grace named an Inaugural Highly Ranked Scholar by ScholarGPS

Anthony Grace, a Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience and professor of Psychiatry and Psychology in the Department of Neuroscience in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences has been ranked in the top 0.05% of all scholars worldwide according to ScholarGPS.

Graham Hatfull Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Graham Hatfull, an Eberly Family Professor of Biotechnology and HHMI Professor in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences was elected to the elite membership of The National Academy of Sciences.

Emily Elliott has been selected as a fellow of the Ecological Society of America

Emily Elliott, a professor of geology and environmental science in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, has been elected a fellow of the Ecological Society of America (ESA)

Dean Adam Launches New Innovation Initiative

Full-time faculty and staff at the Dietrich School and CGS are invited to submit proposals for the Dietrich Innovation Initiative.

Earth Month Features: PittBio Outreach Program

The PittBio Outreach Program, created by the Department of Biological Sciences in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences has shaped the way for many young STEM students over the years, and one such student, Oday Abushaban, was so influenced by the program that Pitt was at the top of his list when applying for colleges.

The Dietrich School has Two New American Academy of Arts and Sciences Members

Two Dietrich School professors, Jeffrey Brodsky, Avinoff Professor of Biological Sciences in the Department of Biological Sciences, and Elizabeth Arkush a professor in the Department of Anthropology have just been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Emory Global Health Case Competition Winners

Four Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Juniors take home the 2nd place prize at the 2024 Emory Morningside Global Health Case Competition.

Earth Month Features: Water Collaboratory Publishes Paper on Regional Flooding

The Pittsburgh Collaboratory for Water Research, Education, and Outreach, which was founded in January 2018 by faculty out of the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Geology and Environmental Science with support from The Heinz Endowments, has released the white paper report “Flooding in Southwestern Pennsylvania: Knowledge Gaps and Approaches.”

2024 Commencement Speaker Adrienne Washington

The 2024 Graduate Commencement speaker is graduate alumna Adrienne Washington.