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Wildermuth in a blue and white blazer in front of a tan background

Pitt Names New Dean for School of Law

Amy J. Wildermuth, associate vice president for faculty and academic affairs at the University of Utah, has been named dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She will begin her deanship on July 1.

Engineering Professor Minking Chyu Appointed Distinguished Service Professor

In honor of Minking Chyu’s significant contributions to Pitt, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher has named him a Distinguished Service...

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.
Kiersten Todt

National Cybersecurity Expert Joins Pitt's Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security

Kiersten Todt, the former executive director of the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, will be representing Pitt’s Cyber Institute in Washington, D.C.
Jean Truman

Jean Truman Named Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs at Pitt-Bradford

Jean Truman will become assistant dean of academic affairs at Pitt-Bradford at the end of the spring term. A faculty member in...
Rory Cooper

SHRS Names Rory Cooper Associate Dean for Inclusion

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences recently appointed Rory Cooper as its associate dean for inclusion. Cooper,...
Pamela Smithburger

Pamela Smithburger to Liaise on National Health Care Measurement Issues

Pharmacy’s Pamela Smithburger has been appointed liaison between the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the National Quality...
Guangyong Li

Guangyong Li Named VP for IEEE NTC

Guangyong Li, faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Swanson School of Engineering, has...
David J. Hickton photo

New Institute for Cyber Law, Policy and Security Positions Pitt as Leader in Cyber Fields

The new institute, headed by former United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania David J. Hickton, aims to build on Pitt’s existing strengths in the area of cybersecurity and will provide a platform for innovative solutions to meet ever-evolving threats.
Jeremy Weber

Jeremy Weber to Serve on National Academy of Sciences Committee on National Statistics

Assistant professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs Jeremy Weber has been selected to serve on a panel...