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Faculty Fellow of the University Honors College

Dr. William Harbert has been invited to become a Faculty Fellow of the University Honors College (UHC)!

Jill L. Branby (BS 2012)

I just finished a master's program in hydrogeology at Clemson University

Lucy Rose Awarded for Outstanding Student Presentation

 Ph.D. student wins prestigious award!

Graduate Student Janine Krippner Awarded 2014 NASA NESSF Fellowship

NASA has awarded graduate student Janine Krippner a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship for work on explosive volcanic deposits.

Hydrology and Surface Processes-Tenure-track Position

As part of sustainability initiative at the University of Pittsburgh, the Department of Geology and Planetary Science invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in hydrology or surface processes, pending budgetary approval.

Graduate Student Krissy Hopkins to Start Post-Doc at SESYNC

Krissy Hopkins was offered and accepted a post-doctoral research associate position at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) in Annapolis, MD.

Ampco-Pittsburgh for Excellence in Advising

Mark Collins received the Ampco-Pittsburgh for Excellence in Advising

2nd Faculty Fellow

2nd Faculty Fellow of the University Honors College

National Model of Restoration: Nine Mile Run

Nine Mile Run Restoration Research Published in the December Journal of the American Water Resources Association

Miners Left a Pollution Trail in the Great Lakes 6000 Years Ago

Scientists find evidence of ancient copper mining in polluted lake sediments from Isle Royale National Park.

Environmental Studies Student Awarded 2014 Fulbright Grant

Katherine "Nikki" Luke (A&S '14), an environmental studies and economics major, has been awarded a Fulbright grant for 2014. The prestigious award recognizes outstanding US students who are committed to research and study in other countries.

Graduate Student Sarah Lavin Awarded 2014 PAEP Goddard Scholarship

The Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Professionals (PAEP) has awarded graduate student Sarah Lavin the 2014 PAEP Goddard Scholarship.

Study of Past Climate Change in Pacific Northwest Lakes May Presage Future Drought

Paper released in wake of United Nations’ 2014 report on climate change, which predicts worsening global warming

Pitt Among the "Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges in the U.S. and Canada"

The University of Pittsburgh is one of the "most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada" says The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges.

Graduate Student Nominated as CHANS-Net Fellow

Krissy Hopkins was selected by the International Network of Research on Coupled Human and Natural Systems (CHANS-Net) as one of ten exceptional junior scholars studying coupled human natural systems.

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