Dietrich School faculty members among 2023-2024 Momentum Fund Awardees

The Pitt Momentum Funds are a collaboration between the Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Research and the Office of the Provost and support researchers and scholars in fields from creative arts and humanities to the social sciences, to STEM and the health sciences.

The three-tiered structure of the awards makes it possible to fund work at all stages of the research cycle:

Jamie Hanson Published in The Conversation

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Jamie Hanson, Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences was just published in The Conversation on March 8. Hanson’s article, Teenagers often know when their parents are having money problems − and that knowledge is linked to mental health challenges, new research finds, explores the psychology behind household income and child development.

2024 Mendenhall Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship Recipient Announced

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Chloë Glover, a Department of Geology and Environmental Science Ph.D. Candidate in the Dietrich School has been awarded the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Mendenhall Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship. Glover will be working with the Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center on the project titled Integrated geophysical and structural analysis to identify 3D critical mineral resources and tectonic context of NE Washington.

Dietrich School Faculty Member Honored by AAAL

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Amy Williams, 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). The $10,000 prize acknowledges artists who have arrived at their own voice. Williams will also receive an additional $10,000 grant to fund a recording of her work, which will also be presented during a spring concert at the AAAL library.