We are pleased to announce that our first year PhD student Giannina Ramirez has been selected to receive the ARCS Pittsburgh Endowed Scholar Award!
Pitt researchers Brian Stewart (PI) and Rosemary Capo (co-I) receive funding for a work optimizing rare earth element capture during treatment of acid mine drainage.
Graduating seniors in Geology & Environmental Science were honored at the department's reception on May 1st, 2022.
The Pitt news published a Sillhouette on the department's own Ward Allebach. Read the full story here.
Dr. Danielle Andrews-Brown, Environmental Studies Program coordinator, was recently featured in the Pitt News! Read the full story here.
A group of Pitt students have formed a new advocacy group to fight environmental injustices in their community.
Geology & Environmental Science faculty members Emily Elliot and Dan Bain are among the 2022 Momentum Funds award recipients.
Frances Russo, an undergraduate geology major, recently presented her research at the 2022 Lunar Planetary Science Conference. She received funding through the Chris Hapke Memorial Fund - the first student to benefit from this new endowment. Congratulations Frances!
Dr. Dan Bain will serve on a committee that will assess human health risks associated with the unencapsulated use (e.g., loose ground cover material for landscaping and driveways) of Electric Arc Furnace slag, a byproduct of EAF steelmaking.
New Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey is tapping into the expertise of several Pitt professors as part of his transition.
Established in 2006 through a generous contribution from the Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation, this $4,000 cash award provides the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences with the opportunity to recognize outstanding achievements in undergraduate academic advising.
Congratulations Dr. Andrews!