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Moe Awarded Koussevitzky Foundation Commission

The Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress and the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, Inc., have awarded commissions for new musical works to eight composers, including Professor Eric Moe from the Department of Music.



2 physics profs return from devastated Japan

Two Pitt faculty members had a spring break they won’t soon forget.

Hunt for the genetic roots of evolution earns Pitt researcher 2011 Sloan Foundation Fellowship

Pitt professor of biological sciences Mark Rebeiz searches for the moment when a gene mutates to produce evolutionary novelties, from an elephant's trunk to the horn on a beetle

Armstrong, Pfenning Win 2011 Tina and David Bellet Teaching Excellence Awards

Winners of the 2011 Tina and David Bellet Teaching Excellence Award are Christopher Drew Armstrong, assistant professor in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture and director of the architectural studies program, and Nancy Pfenning, senior lecturer in the Department of Statistics.

2011 Sloan Foundation Fellowship

Pitt professor of biological sciences Mark Rebeiz searches for the moment when a gene mutates to produce evolutionary novelties, from an elephant's trunk to the horn on a beetle

Tina and David Bellet Teaching Excellence Awards

Winners of the 2011 Tina and David Bellet Teaching Excellence Award are Christopher Drew Armstrong, assistant professor in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture and director of the architectural studies program, and Nancy Pfenning, senior lecturer in the Department of Statistics

iTunes U

Community generated content is a key frontier in digital media and Apple has offered an opportunity for universities to adapt to this environment through harnessing the extraordinary success of iTunes to further educational goals.