Kicking Off the CUTF: Synthesizing Knowledge through Case Study Problem-Solving

Hello all! My name is Mike Sobol, and I am thrilled to be participating in the Spring 2022 Chancellor’s Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship. I am a sophomore in the University Honors College pursuing dual degrees in Neuroscience and Politics & Philosophy. This semester, I am working with Dr. Scott Nelson as an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA)…

CUTF: The College Audience In “Readings In Contemporary Fiction”

Hello! My name is Sabrina, and I am a sophomore here at Pitt. I am currently double majoring in English Writing (Fiction Track) and Psychology. This semester I am working on my CUTF project with Professor Shannon Reed in the “Readings in Contemporary Fiction” class. Together, we have revised the syllabus to include readings catered…

CURF Introduction: Touching the Invisible

Hi everyone! My name is Richard and I am a freshman majoring in Biology, minoring in Computer Science, Sociology, and Chemistry, as well as pursuing a certificate in Global Health. A fun fact about me is that I’m an avid tennis player and have even worked as a private tennis coach for two summers! Right…

Santiago, Chile in Spring 2022

Hello everyone! My name is Tobin, and I am delighted that I will spend this spring semester in Santiago, Chile. I am from Wyndmoor, PA so my house is about 20 minutes on foot from Philadelphia city limits. I am a junior majoring in English Literature, minoring in Spanish and doing the BPhil in International and Area Studies – Global Studies…

London Calling

Hello everyone! My name is Lindsey, and I am so excited to be writing to you all from London! I am originally from outside of Philadelphia in Delaware County. I am currently a junior at Pitt majoring in Marketing and pursuing certificates in International Business and Leadership and Ethics. On campus I am involved in…

Hill CEC: Beginning My Time As A STEAM Ambassador

Introduction My name is Elizabeth Haudrich, and I am a freshman at the University of Pittsburgh. During the spring 2022 semester, I will be an Honors College STEAM Ambassador at the Pitt Community Engagement Center in the Hill District. As a freshman in her second semester of college, my academic and professional goals continue to…

Buon Giorno from Italy!

About Me My name is Sydney Smith and I am a junior in the business school majoring in marketing with certificate in leadership and ethics and an honors distinction. During my time at Pitt I have served as both the VP of Community Service for Women in Business and VP of Social Impact for the…

My CURF: Be Patient But Stay Curious

Receiving the Chancellors Undergraduate Research Fellowship has been very fulfilling and I am very appreciative to those that keep this great fellowship going. As a Pitt student it is great to see the encouragement from faculty for undergraduate research. This opportunity gave me the ability to delve deeper into my work and make it a…

FCCT Internship: Taking Initiative and Producing Work

Hello. I am Edwin Coffman, senior Political Science and English Literature double-major at the University of Pittsburgh, and I am interning for the Fayette County Cultural Trust (FCCT). The FCCT aims to revitalize the area by recognizing preestablished and natural assets and creating partnerships with local individuals.  I’m working alongside two other interns, and we’re…