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Disability researcher Sarah DeMaria talks special education at Alumni Breakfast

Pitt alum Sarah DeMaria speaks about special education teacher retention at Tuesday morning’s “Breakfast with Disability Researcher Sarah DeMaria” in the Honors College.

By Natalie Frank, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

Sarah DeMaria spoke about special education research at the Honors College’s Alumni Breakfast series on Tuesday morning in the Cathedral of Learning.

Further changes coming to honors housing, programming

The Honors College in the Cathedral of Learning.

By Jessica Steinberg, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

The University Honors College has announced plans to introduce “scholar communities” and to continue to adjust its Honors Housing offerings.

Transcript: TPN’s interview with UHC Dean Murrell

Audrey Murrell, former associate dean at Pitt’s College of Business Administration, will serve as dean for Pitt’s Honors College.

By Jon Moss, News Editor

August 22, 2019

On Aug. 1, The Pitt News spoke with Audrey Murrell, who was named the acting dean of Pitt’s Honors College in June.

Changes coming to Honors College with new dean

Audrey Murrell, former associate dean at Pitt’s College of Business Administration, will serve as dean for Pitt’s Honors College.

By Jon Moss, News Editor

August 22, 2019

After serving for six years as the associate dean at Pitt’s College of Business Administration, Audrey Murrell is moving on — to the University Honors College.

Staff picks: Hidden gems of Pitt

Students at the Center for Creativity.

By The Pitt News Staff

July 2, 2019

Pitt’s campus can be a bit overwhelming at first. With so many streets, buildings and classrooms, it can be difficult to explore every nook and cranny of Pitt’s corner of Oakland. Here are some hidden gems on campus to look out for.

Audrey Murrell named acting dean of Honors College

Audrey Murrell named acting dean of Honors College

By Jon Moss, News Editor

May 31, 2019

Audrey Murrell has been named acting dean of the University Honors College, or UHC, effective June 17, according to an email sent to College of Business Administration students.

Honors College dean to leave for position at University of Arkansas

Dr. Brian Primack will step down from his position as dean of Pitt's Honors College.

By Emily Wolfe and Brian Gentry

April 17, 2019

Dr. Brian Primack will step down from his position as dean of Pitt’s Honors College this summer, and will be the dean of the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas beginning July 1.

Q&A with new UHC dean Brian Primack

Dr. Brian Primack will step down from his position as dean of Pitt's Honors College.

By The Pitt News Staff

June 20, 2017

Brian Primack, a Pitt alumnus and professor in the School of Medicine, gained another title earlier this month when Pitt named him to replace Edward Stricker as dean of the University Honors College. In anticipation of the beginning of his tenure, set to start July 1, The Pitt News asked Primack to discuss his pla...

Editorial: New UHC dean has opportunity to refocus college

The University Honors College is housed on the 35th and 36th floors of the Cathedral of Learning. (TPN File Photo)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

June 7, 2017

If it weren’t on the 35th floor of the Cathedral of Learning, you might be able to hear the crickets from outside in the University Honors College lounge. But it wasn’t always this way. Founded in 1987 by Dean Alec Stewart, the UHC once was a place where true intellectualism fostered, a place where students with or without pre-professional majors could come debate, disc...

University names Brian Primack new UHC dean

Dr. Brian Primack will step down from his position as dean of Pitt's Honors College.

By Janine Faust | Staff Writer

June 7, 2017

Pitt announced researcher and medical doctor Brian A. Primack as the new dean of the University Honors College Monday. Primack will succeed Edward Stricker as the third Bernice L. and Morton S. Lerner Chair and dean of the UHC, beginning July 1. Primack’s primary responsibilities as dean will be...

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