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iSchool Receives $726,000 Grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The University of Pittsburgh’s School of Information Sciences has received a $726,000 award from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund a new doctoral fellowship program for information sciences students worldwide who are working on digital projects designed to enhance scholarly productivity and enrich teaching.  Read more.

University of Pittsburgh: Top 10 for Cybersecurity

The University of Pittsburgh ranked 7th on a list of schools nationwide for its cybersecurity program. The survey, conducted by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of Hewlett-Packard, queried approximately 2,000 certified information technology security practitioners. Learn more.

Call for Nominations: Alumni Awards

The iSchool is seeking nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award, Professional Achievement Award, and Young Alumni Award. These awards recognize iSchool alumni for their contributions to the University of Pittsburgh, the School, the associated professions, and society. Award recipients will be recognized at the 2014 Alumni Awards ceremony, scheduled for October 24.  Learn more and submit nominations here.

Join the Pitt Career Network

The Pitt Career Network is now hosted on LinkedIn.  This University of Pittsburgh LinkedIn group is dedicated to improving the career prospects of fellow Pitt alumni and students.  Become a member and start connecting with Pitt alumni and students!

Pitt National Networking Day

Pitt National Networking Day will take place on Thursday, May 29.  Take advantage of this great opportunity to make new professional and social connections in your region.  Find an event near you!

iSchool Class Notes

Visit Class Notes to learn about fellow iSchool alumni accomplishments or to submit your own Class Note.

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