With their homelands under siege, a cohort of law students from Afghanistan and Ukraine came to Pitt to gain the skills needed to help their people thrive and their countries rebuild. These are their stories.
Carla Gómez Briones (MID '23) is leading conversations about clean energy on global stages. As a Global Shaper, she'll be presenting her ideas for a sustainable future at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Recent PhD grad Courtney Colligan earned the Iris Marion Young Awards for Political Engagement graduate student award. In all of her work, Courtney seeks to raise up the voices of those who are overlooked and marginalized within society.
Carla Escribano, a student in the University of Pittsburgh School of Education Doctor of Education (EdD) program, was named the 2023 Director of the Year by the School Nutrition Association of Pennsylvania.
Kory Winning, an MID student with a concentration in Governance and International Public Management, experienced the sweaty and unglamorous but deeply rewarding work of humanitarian aid.
Six grad students in the Department of Bioengineering, have received F30 and F31 Predoctoral Fellowships from the National Institutes of Health—competitive fellowships that allow graduate students in the health sciences to develop their research in aging and Alzheimer’s disease while earning their doctoral degrees.