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The Pitt News

The David C. Frederick Honors College in the Cathedral of Learning.

Honors College hosts Changemakers in Art panels for Black History Month

By Daniella Levick, Staff Writer February 18, 2024

The David C. Frederick Honors College hosted their three-part Changemakers in Art series last Thursday and Friday, with events in the Center for Creativity’s Understory in the Cathedral of Learning,...

Sherry Sykes (diplomat-in-residence, left), Damon Young (writer-in-residence, center) and Morgan Overton (artist-in-residence, right) pose for a photo.

Inaugural Experts-in-Residence Program brings Damon Young to campus

By Adrienne Cahillane, Senior Staff Writer November 29, 2023
The Honors College Expert-in-Residence Program brings published author and Pittsburgh native Damon Young to campus.
David Frederick with his wife Sophia Lynn.

Pitt to receive gift from David Frederick in partnership with Oxford, rename honors college

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor July 6, 2022
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher announced today that attorney David Frederick will donate a gift to both Pitt’s Honors College and Oxford’s University College.
The honors college on the 36th floor of the Cathedral of Learning.

Opinion | There is little opportunity for humanities majors in the Honors College

By Livia LaMarca, Staff Columnist April 10, 2022
If Pitt is going to advertise the Honors College to all majors, there need to be more courses and opportunities available to students across all subjects and disciplines.
The University Honors College in the Cathedral of Learning.

Pittsburgh Undergraduate Review revival gives undergraduate researchers visibility

By Maria Scanga, Senior Staff Writer January 19, 2022
The newly revived Pittsburgh Undergraduate Review journal is giving Pitt students a chance to showcase their work as in-person research gets back into full swing.
Nicola Foote, the new Honors College dean, outside of the Cathedral of Learning.

New Honors College dean discusses first months at Pitt

By Punya Bhasin, Senior Staff Writer November 19, 2021
Nicola Foote began as the new Honors College dean on July 1, after former acting dean Audrey Murrell resigned in February. Foote said she came to Pitt because she was excited by the opportunities it presented.
The University Honors College in the Cathedral of Learning.

Pitt students reflect on summer jobs, internships and activities

By Betul Tuncer, Staff Writer August 26, 2021
For some students, summer includes relaxing and taking a break from the rush and workload of college, while for others it involves a different type of busyness. With classes starting Friday, Pitt students reflected on their experiences from this summer.
Nicola Foote has been appointed as the new dean of Pitt’s University Honors College beginning July 1.

Nicola Foote ‘excited’ to take over as new Honors College dean

By Millicent Watt, Senior Staff Writer June 24, 2021
Nicola Foote, the incoming dean of Pitt’s University Honors College, said being a first-generation college student at the University College London helped her experience and understand “the transformative power of a rigorous undergraduate education.”
Joanna Gorka is one of 15 Pitt graduates who won U.S. Fulbright Scholarships for 2021. The Fulbright Scholarship Program — an international, educational and cultural exchange program that sends Americans abroad to participate in research — allows students to enroll in graduate degree programs or teach English.

‘Core values extend beyond borders’: Fulbright winners reflect on program

By Suln Yun, Staff Writer April 11, 2021
Evelyn Bigini’s Fulbright scholarship has allowed her to meet wonderful people from all over the world and expand her knowledge of Global Health. Bigini is one of a record 15 Pitt graduates who won this prestigious scholarship for 2020-21.
Nicola Foote has been appointed as the new dean of Pitt’s University Honors College beginning July 1.

Nicola Foote named new Honors College dean

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor April 9, 2021
Nicola Foote has been appointed as the new dean of Pitt’s University Honors College beginning July 1. She will also serve as a full professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.
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