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Faculty, Students Recognized at University of Pittsburgh Honors Convocation

Dina Fradkin and Jahvon Dockery took home this year’s top undergraduate student awards at Pitt’s Honors Convocation, which celebrates the achievements of faculty members and students.
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Information Science, Law School Alumna Marks Supreme Achievement in New York State

After attending Pitt, Shawndya Simpson (SCI ’87, LAW ’90) made her way from assistant New York attorney general to bureau chief to civil court judge — then all the way to the Supreme Court of New York State.
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Inaugural Kanders Churchill Scholarship Honoree to Study Health Care Policy in UK

Pitt senior and economics and neuroscience major Joseph Kannarkat is headed to the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom on a new version of the prestigious Churchill Scholarship, which expands the program into science policy.
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Pitt Among Top Fulbright Grant Producers

The University of Pittsburgh is among only 16 institutions to be named a top producer in both the Fulbright U.S. Student and Scholar programs. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.

MBA Program Ranked as One of the Best for Return on Investments Nationally

The University of Pittsburgh's Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business is in good company. Katz’s MBA program is one of the...
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Hillman Library Reinvented at 50

The stately Hillman Library turns 50 this year, and the University is celebrating by hosting events, showcasing new archival efforts and funding an extensive interior renovation.
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Biologist Who Champions Diversity in Science Wins Recognition for Career Achievements

Professor Sandra Murray was recently named a lifetime fellow by the American Society for Cell Biology — the first African-American woman to be honored with the recognition.

High School Partners With University Archives to Teach Local History, Give College Credit

A U.S. history teacher partnered with Pitt's College in High School and the Pitt-Assisted Communities and Schools programs to help students learn local history — and earn college credit.