Graduate Student Accolades

Carla Gómez Briones
January 12, 2023

GSPIA student brings sustainability solutions to World Economic Forum

As a Global Shaper, Carla Gómez Briones (MID '23) will be presenting her ideas for a sustainable future at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Barco Law Building Entrance
January 11, 2023

Tuychieva receives ABA fellowship

School of Law student Shakhzoda Tuychieva was named to the 2023 class of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Dispute Resolution fellows.

Jessica Macaluso
November 10, 2022

Macaluso Earns Psychonomic Society 2022 Graduate Conference Award

Jessica Macaluso, graduate student in the Cognitive Psychology program, received a 2022 Graduate Conference Award from the Psychonomic Society. 

Courtney Colligan
November 8, 2022

Colligan Receives Iris Marion Young Award for Political Engagement

Recent PhD grad Courtney Colligan earned the  Iris Marion Young Award for Political Engagement graduate student award. 

LGBTQIA+ Endowed Research Awardees
November 7, 2022

LGBTQIA+ Endowed Research and Outreach Fund

Three PhD students among first awardees of the new LGBTQIA+ Endowed Research and Outreach Fund

Pitt Panther banner outside Cathedral of Learning
November 4, 2022

Dietrich School recognizes 2020-22 winners of graduate mentoring award

The Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences recently held a celebration of the 2020, 2021 and 2022 winner of the school’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Mentoring.

Winners of F30 and F31 NIH Predoctoral Fellowships
November 3, 2022

Six Bioengineering Grad Students Receive NIH F30 and F31 Predoctoral Fellowship Awards

Vince Lee, Sara Trbojevic, Kevin Steiger, Michelle Karabin, Brittany Egnot and Christopher Cover, graduate students in the University of Pittsburgh Department of Bioengineering, have received F30 and F31 Predoctoral Fellowships from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The competitive fellowships allow graduate students in the health sciences to develop their research in aging and Alzheimer’s disease while earning their doctoral degrees.

Michael G. Wells presents award to Adi Mittal
October 21, 2022

Going Back to the Well(s)

Pitch competition winner Adi Mittal takes advantage of Pitt innovation ecosystem to sharpen focus and win top prize second time around.

Lydia Ott and her grandmother Lydia Ott
September 29, 2022

OTD Student Shares Asian American History in "Pittsburgh's Lost Chinatown" Documentary

"As I enter into my third year in the Doctor of Occupational Therapy program at Pitt, I hope to continue to serve my city and eventually practice in another country, providing care to local and impoverished communities."

GSPIA's Presidential Management Fellows
September 14, 2022

PMF Program selects three GSPIA graduates for prestigious federal fellowships

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
August 24, 2022

Internship highlight: Student provides aid to rural “hidden peoples” in Kenya and Uganda

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. 

paper heart with rainbow coloring
August 16, 2022

Graduate students receive support from LGBTQIA+ Endowed Research and Outreach Fund

The fund was created by Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program Director Todd Reeser and instructor Julie Beaulieu.

Blue pitt banners on lamposts
August 12, 2022

Researcher presents work on an autonomous, supercomputing satellite at Small Sat

Evan Gretok, a PhD student at University of Pittsburgh, presented his work on a space computer at the Small Sat conference this week.

illustration of Planet Earth with glow expanding from middle
July 20, 2022

9 Pitt students and alumni named Fulbright scholars

Two Pitt doctoral students, one undergraduate student and six recent graduates were named Fulbright scholars this year.

Panther Statue with Cathedral of Learning in background
May 26, 2022

Health disparities and social justice poster competition winners announced

Five students won this year’s Schools of the Health Sciences Health Disparities and Social Justice Poster Competition.