Graduate and Professional Studies at Pitt

Beyond ensuring high-quality academic programming, the University of Pittsburgh provides the resources to help our graduate and professional students succeed and engage in the University community. Explore the website to learn more about all that is available to you.

mateus martins
Grad Student Spotlight

As a staff engineer in the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, Mateus Martins (ENGR ’19G) is making Pittsburgh more equitable through an uncommon route — by improving the city’s streets.

Jake Detweiler, Tahmina Ahmed and Max Degregorio
Grad Student Spotlight

When their government collapsed, thousands of Afghans were suddenly at risk. A Pitt team, including GSPIA students Jake Detweiler, Tahmina Ahmed and Max Degregorio were among those who stepped in to help those desperate to escape.

Nikki Cristobal
Grad Student Spotlight

Nikki Cristobal, a graduate student in Social and Comparative Analysis program in the School of Education, earned the Iris Marion Young Awards for Political Engagement graduate student award for her work on the resiliency of Indigenous Hawaiian women from Kaua’i island.

Sean Sweat
Grad Student Spotlight

Sean Sweat, a second-year MD/PhD candidate in the School of Medicine, spoke during a segment at the Smithsonian virtual forum, Our Shared Future: Reckoning with Our Racial Past.

Sabrina Helbig
Grad Student Spotlight

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Educational Activities Board has selected Sabrina Helbig, a first-year graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering, to receive the Charles LeGeyt Fortescue Graduate Scholarship.

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