Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

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Outstanding Faculty Receive Chancellor’s Distinguished Awards

Sixteen faculty from across the University have been honored with 2020 Chancellor’s Distinguished Public Service, Research and Teaching awards.

Faculty and Staff Present at AAAS Conference

This year’s conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, held in Seattle, featured multiple presentations by Pitt faculty and staff.
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Hear from Coronavirus Experts, Epidemiologists, Infectious Disease Historians at Panel Discussion

The Asian Studies and Global Studies Centers are hosting an information and panel session today at 5:30 p.m. on outbreak of coronavirus.
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What We’re Bingeing Over the Holidays

From audiobooks to videogames and most other media in between, University faculty and staff are looking forward to using Winter Recess to read—and watch, and listen, and play.
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Three Researchers Named to American Association for the Advancement of Science

The American Association for the Advancement of Science recognized Kathryn Albers, Tao Han and Rob Rutenbar’s efforts to advance science and its applications in service to society by naming them 2019 Fellows.
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Pitt to Roll Out Master of Science in Quantitative Economics Degree

The Department of Economics is introducing a new STEM-designated Master of Science in Quantitative Economics degree for the fall 2020 semester to fulfill the growing demand for data analysis across industries.

Explore Identity and Community with 6-Word Stories

Members of the Pitt community are invited to join a story workshop at Hillman Library to discuss, write and share extremely short stories.
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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.
Audrey J. Murrell

Audrey J. Murrell to Serve as Acting Dean of the University Honors College

Widely recognized for her work and leadership, Audrey J. Murrell has most recently served as associate dean of the College of Business Administration and director of the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership.
Graham Hatfull looking at phages in his lab

Hatfull Lab’s Lifesaving Research Efforts Go Viral

Research efforts in Graham Hatfull’s lab involving phages, or viruses that infect bacteria, saved the life of a 15-year-old cystic fibrosis patient in London. His team’s work has drawn international media attention and has been called groundbreaking.