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Isaiah Bertagnolli Presents at Royal Geographical Society's Annual International Conference

Grad student Isaiah Bertagnolli will present his paper on a panel discussing geographies of nuclear energy.

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Maria Castro to Moderate Panel on Diego Rivera's Pan American Unity Mural

Maria Castro will moderate an online conversation of four artists and scholars who will reflect on Diego Rivera’s "Pan American Unity" mural and his vision of cooperation across borders in the Americas.

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Sylvia Rhor Samaniego Co-Curates Exhibit at the Mattress Factory

Centered on themes of community conversation and equity in the arts, "making home here" will feature the work of local artists.

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Graduate Students Awarded Smithsonian American Art Museum Fellowships

Rebecca Giordano and Katie Loney have received Predoctoral Fellowships from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) for 2020-1.

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Marina Tyquiengco Appointed First Curator of Native American Art at MFA

Marina Tyquiengco (PhD 2021), a scholar who specializes in Native American and Aboriginal Australian art, has been appointed as the Ellyn McColgan Assistant Curator of Native American Art.

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Kale Doyen's Digital Exhibit Explores Lower Hill District Photos

Graduate student Kale Doyen developed a digital exhibition exploring the history of the Lower Hill District through Pittsburgh City Photographer images.

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Museum Studies Alumni Kelli Slogan Blogs on Summer Internship

Kelli Slogan undertook an internship at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art where she worked on a display of photographs by Charles “Teenie” Harris.

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Grad Student Hossein Nakhaei Receives Farabi International Award

Hossein Nakhaei was awarded a Farabi International Award on Humanities and Islamic Studies.

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New Summer Architecture Program Provides Unique Experience for Local High School Students

A cohort of high school students will gain hands-on experience in architecture on the Pittsburgh campus.

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Claire Ptaschinksi Awarded Early Modern Worlds Biennial Graduate Student Prize

Grad student Claire Ptaschinski was awarded the 2021 Graduate Student Prize for her MA thesis “The Ecology of Chapel Design in Baroque Rome”.

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