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Edward M. Stricker

Edward M. Stricker

A few weeks ago I had lunch with a Pitt alumna who presented herself as an alumnus of the University Honors College (UHC).  That’s an interesting identification.  While treasuring her experience at the University of Pittsburgh, she felt her connection with the UHC was especially significant in her personal development.  Indeed, she stated that the UHC was the main source of her education (which culminated in a BPhil degree), her friends, and her interests. Read More>

The G. Alec Stewart Student Achievement Award; Honoring a Legacy and Recognizing The Great Students on this Campus

Congratulations to University of Pittsburgh juniors, Michael Deckabach, Rashmi Kumar, Julia Radomski, and Joe Thomas on receiving the first G. Alec Stewart Student Achievement Award. Read More>

News from the 12th Floor

Congratulations to the following Pitt juniors on their recent national scholarship success. Read More>

What We’ve Learned from Watergate.

The burglaries of Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate Hotel in 1972 set off a chain reaction that changed the face of American politics. The controversy surrounding the break-in destroyed the presidency and legacy of Richard Nixon as well as confidence in the legitimacy of the office.   Truly, the Watergate scandal, its cover-up, and resulting legal investigation became a watershed moment in American history. Read More>

An Exciting New Merger; The University of Wyoming Joins Pitt

The University of Wyoming (UW) joins the University of Pittsburgh and the University Honors College (UHC) this summer in a broad new relationship to benefit students enrolled in field courses at the Allen L. Cook Spring Creek Preserve. Read More>

Spring 2013


Meet our New Staff Members:

Kristin Deluca
Jason Sepac

Upcoming Programs and Events

Opportunities on the 12th Floor

Featured New Award

Planning Ahead

Honors Housing: Value-Added Programming for Students

A residence hall is more than just a place to sleep.  It is a home away from home.  It is a community. Read More>

Community Engagement

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