Faculty & Teaching

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Legal News and Research Service Is Fast, Informed Spin on Traditional Law Journal

Since 1996, the student-powered publication JURIST has examined current events from a legal standpoint, distilling daily news into articles for the law community and beyond, 365 days a year.
Ndunge Mulwa

Securing Cyberspace: High Schoolers Learn What It Takes to Fight High-tech Threats

Air Force Association CyberCamp at Pitt featured coursework focused on everything from the anatomy of a computer system and the principles of cyber ethics to defending against network hacking and vulnerabilities to the long-term career prospects for a cyber professional.
School of Law Dean William M. Carter Jr.

Law School Dean to Return to Faculty

The School of Law's national recognition has risen, and its faculty diversity, academic scope and philanthropic giving have increased during the six years that William M. Carter Jr. has served as dean.
Geri Allen

Jazz Pianist, Composer Remembered as Passionate Performer and Educator

Internationally lauded musician Geri Allen, director of the University of Pittsburgh's Jazz Studies program, died on June 27.

Cancer Immunotherapy Expert Appointed Director of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Robert L. Ferris, a 15-year veteran of the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, head and neck cancer specialist and a leading voice in immunotherapy, begins July 1.
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High School CyberCamp Coming to Pitt

Pitt’s Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security is one of 66 sites selected across the country to host an Air Force Association CyberCamp and the only site chosen in Pennsylvania. The camp runs July 24 through 28.

Dean Selected for University Honors College

Brian A. Primack, a scholarly researcher and professor of medicine, pediatrics, and clinical and translational science in the School of Medicine, will commence his deanship July 1. 
Paul R. Cohen

Dean Named for Newly Created School of Computing and Information

Paul R. Cohen's career has included managing programs at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and research in artificial intelligence and cognitive science.
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New Dean Announced for School of Arts and Sciences and College of General Studies

Kathleen M. Blee, a Pitt faculty member and associate dean for graduate studies who has researched activist groups and racial violence for more than 30 years, starts her deanship in August.

Senior Vice Chancellor for Research Named

Rob A. Rutenbar aims to help coordinate research efforts and build up plans for infrastructure for multidisciplinary collaboration.