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Kevin Abbott, ’81, was recently awarded the Pittsburgh Business Times Energy Leadership Award, presented to individuals and organizations for their impact on the business of energy in Western Pennsylvania.  Eleven individuals and three companies from around the region’s energy industry were honored on May 17, 2012 night.


PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Peggy Browning Fund has awarded a 10-week summer fellowship to Amanda Bundick, a second year student at University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Ms. Bundick will spend the fellowship working at United Steelworkers in Pittsburgh, PA. The application process is highly competitive, and the award was based on her outstanding qualifications.

The program for graduation 2011 is now available.  Awards and Honors are listed (see attached document in the right column).  Congratulations to the class of 2011!

Professor Harry Flechtner has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to support teaching and research as a Visiting Professor at the University of Salzburg (Austria) in spring 2012.  The grant, part of the Fulbright U.S.

The program for graduation 2010 is now available.  Awards and Honors are listed.  Congratulations to the class of 2010!

Congratulations to members of the class of 2010 who received latin honors.  Names are listed below.

Dean Mary Crossley has designated as Distinguished Faculty Scholars six Pitt Law faculty members: Professors Deborah Brake, Ron Brand, Pat Chew, Vivian Curran, Larry Frolik, and David Harris. This title reflects the recognition of each individual as a scholar and expert at the very highest levels of his or her field.

The Pitt Law Women's Association (PLWA) honored Linda Osberg-Braun the annual Marjorie Matson Award at a ceremony on April 1, 2010.

Professor David Harris discussed airport security and the use of racial profiling in a report on CBS Sunday Morning on Sunday, April 11, 2010. The report surveyed recent changes in airport security in light of the Christmas Day attempt to bomb a passenger jet landing in Detroit.

Professor Lawrence Frolik is receiving a 2010 Chancellor’s Distinguished Public Service Award from the University of Pittsburgh.  In making the award, the selection committee noted his outstanding public service contributions to both persons with disabilities and older adults, which have flowed from his teaching and scholarship, and noted that Professor Frolik is considere

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