There’s More To Engineering Than Just The Numbers

Hi, friends. My name is Benjamin, and I’m a sophomore (now rising junior!) at Pitt with a major in chemical engineering and a certificate in Latin American studies. Leaving high school, all I knew was that I had a knack for math and science, and a passion for learning languages. I didn’t know how or…

The More Things Change…

Hey there! I’m Emily Wolfe, and I’m currently a sophomore at Pitt. Like a lot of students, I got to Pitt with a general idea of what I want to study, but no real specifics. I initially applied as a prospective linguistics major. By the time I started class my first semester, I had decided…

Carpe Diem!

Enrolling in college, for some, is seen as an opportunity to redefine oneself – the chance to become someone different than how you are known by your immediate peers, friends, past teachers, and parents. For others, it is an opportunity to figure out who you want to be, learning from new friends and a new…

French Fries on Sandwiches: Why I Chose Pitt

I am proud to call the University of Pittsburgh my family. Yet, as I look back at my senior year of high school, this revelation did not seem so clear. When choosing where to go for undergrad, everyone would tell me to pick the school that gave me “the feeling,” like I belonged there. To…

Figuring It Out As We Go

Hey guys! My name is Alison Chilcott and I am a rising senior Honors College Ambassador! I am from Cleveland, Ohio, and I have loved every second of the last 3 years—and looking forward to my final year (ah! scary!). I am majoring in Biology and French with minors in Chemistry and Sociology, and a…

A Little Bit of Everything

Hey everybody! My name is Sareen Ali and I’m currently in my last days of being a senior at Pitt! I am a Pittsburgh native from the suburbs in the North Hills and am extremely happy with the undergraduate experience I had at Pitt. Even though I’m about to graduate ~virtually ~ the days when…

Undergraduate Research, and a Significant Internship

Hello hello! I’m Katrina Gazo, and as I write this in April 2020, I’m a senior at Pitt — but in a week I’ll be an alumni, which is pretty crazy to think about! Originally from Maryland, I moved to Pittsburgh just for school and have loved my time here way more than I thought…