Pitt Graduate and Professional Studies

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.

Carla Gómez Briones
Grad Student Spotlight

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.

Courtney Colligan
Grad Student Spotlight

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.

GSPIA's Presidential Management Fellows awardees
Grad Student Spotlight

Recent GSPIA alumni Karla Bonilla, Ethan Trott, and Jacob Curry have officially begun their fellowships with the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Class of 2022.  

Kory Winning
Grad Student Spotlight

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. 

BIOE Grad Student Predoctoral Fellowship Winners
Grad Student Spotlight

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.

OTD Student Lydia Ott and her grandmother Lydia Ott
Grad Student Spotlight

Doctor of Occupational Therapy student Lydia Ott shares Asian American history in "Pittsburgh's Lost Chinatown" documentary.

Michael Wells and Adi Mittal
Grad Student Spotlight

Pitt School of Medicine student takes advantage of Pitt innovation ecosystem to sharpen focus and win top prize in Michael G. Wells Student Healthcare Competition.

LGBTQIA+ Research Fund Awardees
Grad Student Spotlight

Three PhD students among first awardees of the recently endowed LGBTQIA+ Endowed Research and Outreach Fund.

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