Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Dalya Berkowitz
Rising senior Dalya Berkowitz credits her mentor, Pitt political scientist Burcu Savun, with the support and research experience needed to give her career in international relations a running start.
People in masks holding up signs, one saying "Equity = Health"
See how Instagram has transformed campus advocacy and learn how small changes can spark a movement at the 2021 Diversity Forum. Check out the student presenters and student-focused sessions just for you.
N. John Cooper in a dark suit and a blue shirt
As deputy vice chancellor for research, N. John Cooper helped to establish the Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Research in 2018. His long career at Pitt has also included service as a dean and department chair.
Cathedral of Learning after the rain
The Pitt Seed Grant program, now in its fourth year, will provide funding to projects from 16 units, schools and divisions across the University and support the goals of Pitt’s strategic plan.
Student writing on a paper
Graham Hatfull holding a Petri dish
In 2019, biologist Graham Hatfull’s research on bacteria-killing viruses saved a British teenager’s life. Based on that success, a new patient’s case, published in Nature Medicine, further advances the science behind curing antibiotic-resistant lung infections.
Jeff Bergman in a blue shirt
What's up, Doc? Expert voice actor Jeff Bergman (A&S ’83) shares the story of how a chance encounter at Pitt led him to Hollywood. Hear his work in “Space Jam: A New Legacy” later this month—and listen to some of his best imitations recorded exclusively for Pitt Magazine.
Brooke Pantano holding a graduation cap in front of a red door
Dreams will continue to come true thanks to the $50 million endowed undergraduate scholarship initiative.