Faculty Accolades

June 15, 2021

Social Work’s Darren Whitfield Receives National Institute of Mental Health Grant

University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work Assistant Professor Darren Whitfield received a $443,533 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to investigate the relationship between...

June 15, 2021

Audrey Murrell to Serve on Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority Board of Directors

Acting Dean of the Pitt Honors College and professor of business administration Audrey J. Murrell was nominated by Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto to serve on the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority...

June 15, 2021

Cultural Engagement Playbook Aims to Create Safe, Healthy and Inclusive Environments

With increasingly diverse classrooms and workplaces comes the challenge of effective, inclusive communication among classmates and colleagues. The coronavirus has also not only prompted...

June 15, 2021

Audrey J. Murrell Appointed Editor of Study Abroad Journal

Audrey J. Murrell, acting dean of the University Honors College, will serve as the incoming editor of Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, which is sponsored by The Forum on...

June 15, 2021

Dara Mendez Receives National Recognition for Maternal and Child Health Research

The Coalition for Excellence in Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology and 15 national health organizations selected Dara Mendez as the recipient of the 2020 Award for Effective Practice at the...

June 15, 2021

Valerie Kinloch Speaks in Library of Congress Webinar on Legacy of Rosa Parks

Valerie Kinloch, the Renée and Richard Goldman Dean of the School of Education, participated in a webinar hosted by the Library of Congress titled “Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words.”

January 27, 2021

Creating a Just Community at Pitt

A Pitt center and a department chair were honored in a Jan. 26 virtual ceremony for their work in making the Pitt community more just, equitable and inclusive.

Pitt’s Center on Race and...