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Dietrich School Faculty Member Discusses the Lack of Horror Films Among Hollywood's Award Winners

Tuning in for the Oscars? Dietrich School faculty member Adam Lowenstein tells NPR why it's rare for horror movies to win the most prestigious awards.

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Dietrich School Staff Member Recognized for Costume Design

Brittany Graham, Costume Shop Assistant Manager in the Dietrich School's Department of Theatre Arts, was recently recognized for costume design work at the Swedish International Film Festival.

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Dietrich School Faculty Member Honored by AAAL

Amy Williams, a professor in the Dietrich School's Department of Music, is among four composers to receive a 2024 award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters (AAAL).

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Dietrich School Biologists Use Machine Algorithms, Hundreds of Microphones to Find Rare Birds and Frogs

Dietrich School Department of Biological Sciences faculty members Justin Kitzes and Corinne Richards-Zawacki, conduct avian and amphibian research using hundreds of sensors that track and record sound.

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Dietrich School Doctoral Student Shares Insights on First Black Opera Company

Candace Burgess, a doctoral student in the Dietrich School's Department of Music, sat down with NBC's Harry Smith to talk about her graduate work focusing on Black classical artists.

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Dr. Anthony Grace Elected to the SIRS Board

Dr. Anthony Grace, a Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology in the Dietrich School’s department of Neuroscience was just elected to the Schizophrenic International Research Society’s board.

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Dietrich School Faculty Member Wins Fulbright

Arthur Kosowksy, professor and chair of the Dietrich School's Department of Physics and Astronomy, has been selected as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar for 2024-2025 for Chile.

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Dietrich School Historian's Award-Winning Book Tells Very Personal Story

Dietrich School historian Alaina Roberts' award-winning book, "I've Been Here All the While," has a personal connection--one of her subjects is her great-great grandmother.

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2024 Chancellor's Awards Recognize Dietrich School Faculty for Public Service, Research, and Teaching

Five Dietrich School faculty members have received 2024 Chancellor's Awards in recognition of their accomplishments in public service, research, and teaching. They will be formally celebrated during the University's April 5 Faculty Honors Convocation.

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Dietrich School Faculty Members from GSWS and Psychology Named 2024 Bellet Awardees

Dietrich School faculty members Bridget Keown and Ben Rottman have been named winners of the 2024 Tina and David Bellet Teaching Excellence Award.

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Two Dietrich School Advisors Receive 2024 Ampco-Pittsburgh Prize

Dietrich School faculty members Jaclyn Kurash and Andrew Lotz are winners of the 2024 Ampco-Pittsburgh Prize for Excellence in Advising.

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Music Professor Reviewed in The New York Times for Her Music Composition

Dr. Amy Williams, a professor of composition and theory and the co-director of Music on the Edge in the Dietrich School's Department of Music was recently featured in the New York Times.

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Shannon Reed, English Professor in the Dietrich School was Published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Writing Program and Teaching Associate Professor in the Dietrich School's Department of English, Shannon Reed published an opinion piece in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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Dietrich School Faculty Member Recognized for Mentoring Excellence

Sunil Saxena, a professor in the Dietrich School's Department of Chemistry, has been recognized with the 2024 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring.

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Pitt Alumni Receives Prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship for Early-Career Researchers

Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Alumnus, Zhen Liu has received the 2024 Sloan Research Fellowship.