Kayla Heffernan, associate professor of mathematics at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, was named the postsecondary winner of the 2024 Early Achievement Award from the POGIL Project.
Peggy Liu, the Ben L. Fryrear Chair in Marketing and an associate professor of business administration at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, has been awarded the 2024 Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions from the Association for Psychological Science.
Amy Williams, professor in the University of Pittsburgh Department of Music, is among four composers to receive a 2024 award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Alex-Jaden Peart, a student in the Department of Classics, is a recipient of a 2024-25 Lionel Pearson Fellowship, which supports American- and Canadian-trained classicists and will fund a year of Peart’s graduate studies at an English or Scottish university.
The University of Pittsburgh has ranked No. 19 of the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted Utility Patents in 2023, according to a list published by the National Academy of Inventors.
Vanitha Swaminathan, Thomas Marshall Professor of Marketing and director of the Center for Branding at Pitt Business, has been selected as a 2024 Fellow by the American Marketing Association.
The University of Pittsburgh has been named a Fulbright Top Producing Institution for U.S. Students for the 2023-24 academic year by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
UPMC Endowed and Distinguished Professor Mark Shlomchik was elected as a 2024 Distinguished Fellow of the American Association of Immunologists (AAI).
Rory Cooper, a distinguished professor in Pitt’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and founding director of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories, was among 114 new U.S. members elected to the National Academy of Engineering Class of 2024.
Dual master’s student Maria Salazar has been announced as the 2023 winner of the Bernard D. Goldstein Student Award in Environmental Health Disparities and in Public Health Practice.