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.

Yunxing Lu
Grad Student Spotlight

Yunxing Lu, a PhD student in civil engineering at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering, has been named a winner of the Geothermal Rising Marcelo Lippmann Graduate Award

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.

Koffi Kengbo
Grad Student Spotlight

Koffi Kengbo (GSPIA ’21) hopes his Pitt education will help him fight for the oppressed.

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.

Nikki Cristobal

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.