University Honors College

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Meet Pitt’s two newest Goldwater Scholars, Mark Farino and Asher Hancock. To date, 62 undergrads have received this top scholarship for STEM studies.
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Robert Zoellick, a key player in American foreign policy, shared his views on the essential traditions of diplomacy and his advice for today’s college students with a Pitt audience earlier this week.
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Following a comprehensive search, historian Nicola Foote from Arizona State University has been named the new dean of the University Honors College, effective July 1, 2021.
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Piloted in 2018, the Pathways platform enables advisors to share notes, connect with other offices and do more with data to provide a seamless student experience.
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The prestigious fellowships provide stipends and other support for outstanding graduate students in STEM fields. Pitt’s prep programs helped this year’s awardees make their application packages shine.
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The annual variety show pits talented students from participating residence halls against one another to determine a judge’s favorite and a fan favorite. See which halls won this year’s virtual contest.
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The University’s fourth annual Mentoring and Advising Summit featured keynotes, multiple tracks and a focus on advising in the time of COVID-19. It attracted 1,000 participants nationwide.
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The 15 Pitt recipients of the prestigious U.S. Fulbright Scholarship for 2020 are the most ever in the University of Pittsburgh’s history. For the 10th time in 11 years, Pitt was also named a top producing institution of Fulbright students.
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Joseph McCarthy, vice provost for undergraduate studies, will serve as interim dean of the University Honors College as a search for the new dean continues.
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Students in the film and media studies course Making the Documentary: George Romero and Pittsburgh explore the horror maestro's early career in the city and learn more about Pitt alumnus Duane Jones, the film’s star.