Leaping into lab work!

I started to get interested in research as a junior in high school, when I began studying harder biology courses where my teacher would often discuss what’s unknown in the field. Eventually, I realized that there is a whole world of information available to read from research articles. I was fascinated by how beautifully all…

Season 1 Trailer: Scholarships

Brett Say: Hello everyone and welcome to the “37th Floor,” a Pitt Honors podcast that showcases the research, scholarship and creative work of undergraduate students in the Pitt community. My name is Brett Say, director of research and creative programs here in Pitt Honors. And I’m joined by my cohost, Josh Cannon, scholar-mentor for the Honors…

Find your home away from home

A bunch of blogs on the internet explain the factors people need to consider while choosing a university to attend. A lot of these are great, but I think a lot of them don’t give great advice to someone who can’t attend a campus tour and get a feel of the school. I was in…

Exploring Opportunities: Pitt by Pitt

Hello! I am Simone Mohite, an international student from Dubai, UAE. I was born in India, but I spent almost 12 years in the United Arab Emirates. I am currently a Junior at Pitt, majoring in Neuroscience and minoring in Chemistry, Theatre arts and French studies. I also plan on applying for the Bachelor of…

Teaching Ancient Law

Hello everyone! My name is Tyler Viljaste, and I am a Junior pursuing a dual degree and Bachelor of Philosophy in Politics&Philosophy and Finance. This semester, I am working with my fellowship mentor Bernard Hibbitts on a special teaching project through the Chancellors Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship for his honors law class entitled “How Law Began”….

Introduction: Exercising Mice to Help with Liver Transplants

Hi all! My name is Amaan Rahman, and I am a junior at the University of Pittsburgh in the direct-med program. I am majoring in Spanish and pursuing a double minor in Chemistry and Hindi. I was born and raised in Detroit, MI. Getting to know the city of Pittsburgh over these last two years…