As a result of her advocacy work, Amy Raslevich, a doctoral candidate in health policy and management, was invited to the White House as President Joe Biden signed the executive order to strengthen access to the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid.
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.
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, 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.
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.