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David Hickton

For David Hickton, Work at Pitt Cyber Is a Calling

Cybersecurity pioneer David Hickton has trailblazed legal practices for tackling some of the biggest cybercrime cases and pushed for the protection of the country’s digital infrastructure — work he continues at the helm of Pitt Cyber.
Sheba Gittens looking at colorful fabric at art festival

Art and Ancestry

Whether she’s in the advising office serving first-generation students or engaging with Pittsburgh youth making Africana art on the weekends, creativity follows Sheba Gittens.
Walid Gellad

Walid Gellad Receives Presidential Award

Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing Walid Gellad was awarded the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government to outstanding early-career scientists and engineers.
Ray Jones

Ray Jones Named Director of Berg Center

Ray Jones, clinical associate professor and Mehta Family Faculty Fellow, has been appointed the new director of the David Berg Center for Leadership and Ethics at Pitt Business.
John T.S. Keeler

GSPIA Dean John Keeler to Step Down Next Summer

Senior Vice Chancellor and Provost Ann E. Cudd announced that John T.S. Keeler will be stepping down from his role as dean of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs in June 2020.
William Kramer

William Kramer Chosen to Lead Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

William Kramer has been selected as the next director of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center. He begins his role in the fall of 2019.
The Cathedral of Learning through branches

New and Familiar Faces on the Move in the School of Social Work

The School of Social Work has welcomed Aliya Durham as the director of community engagement and Molly Allwein as director of professional education and named James Huguley the interim director of the Center on Race and Social Problems.
Anthony F. Rodi

Anthony Rodi Named Interim Associate Dean at College of Business Administration

Anthony Rodi, clinical associate professor of business administration, has been named interim associate dean of the College of Business Administration.
 David DeJong

David DeJong Named Interim Human Resources Vice Chancellor

David DeJong, who has been at Pitt for three decades, is stepping away from his role as executive vice provost to lead the Office of Human Resources on an interim basis.
Larry Cunningham Jr.

Larry Cunningham Jr. Named Chair, Associate Dean at Pitt Dental

Larry Cunningham Jr. was recently named the next chair of oral and maxillofacial surgery and associate dean for hospital affairs at the School of Dental Medicine and UPMC.