Tag: University of Pittsburgh
Robert Hill, vice chancellor for public affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, announced that he will retire from the university at the end of this month. He has held his present post since 1999.
Among the items donated to the university are a bronze casting of the head of a queen mother from Benin, a helmet mask made of wood and human hair from Tanzania, and a Kente cloth used by members of the royal court of the Ashanti people of Ghana.
Barbara Guthrie was named the Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing at Yale University and H. Richard Milner IV was appointed to the Dr. Helen S. Faison Chair in Urban Education at the University of Pittsburgh.
A study found that mothers with low levels of vitamin D during early pregnancy delivered babies that were lighter than mothers who were not deficient in vitamin D. About half of all African American women are vitamin D deficient.
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine conducted a study to learn why Black and other minorities opt-out of bone marrow transplant registries at rates far higher than whites.
A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and Harvard University finds that African American adolescents do better in school if their parents instill in them a strong sense of racial pride.
President of the Bradford campus since 2003, he will now do double duty as president of the Titusville campus.
William M. Carter Jr. is currently a professor at the Beasley School of Law at Temple University in Philadelphia.
John M. Wallace of the University of Pittsburgh, Judith Thomas of Lincoln University, and LeTondra Lawrence of Texas Woman's University, are honored with prestigious awards.
Since 2007, he has served as president of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.
The University of Pittsburgh professor has published more than 1,000 poems.
Fifteen African American male students from sixth grade classes in Pittsburgh area schools are chosen for the program each year.
University of Pittsburgh study finds that a decline in physical activity is more pronounced for African American adolescent girls.
Tony Gaskew is promoted and Nwadiuto Esiobu wins a State Department fellowship.
Jeannette E. South-Paul of the University of Pittsburgh appears to be the only African American on the list of new members.