LRDC Communications, News & Media
The LRDC Communications Department leads and coordinates strategic communications for the Center. We tell the Center's stories and successes to the university and the region. We work to raise the Center's global profile and promote its reputation as one of the worlds' leading cognitive research centers. We promote the Pitt Brand and provide website, design, video production, photography, media relations, social media, and executive communications support.
Elizabeth Rangel, PhD
Director of Communications
LRDC Research News
- March 20, 2023 Engagement with Peer Review: A Revised Model of Learning from Peer Feedback
- March 20, 2023 LRDC Hosts 2023 Annual Conference on Human Sentence Processing
- March 8, 2023 2023 STEM PUSH Network Convening: On the Equity Journey
- January 20, 2023 AP Course Credit and Undergraduate Student Success in Gateway Science Courses
News & Awards
Alexandra Silver (Melissa Libertus' mentee) has won a 2022-2023 FABBS Doctoral Dissertation Research Excellence Award. This is awarded to only 2-5 students in the country each year, and is “to acknowledge and honor graduate student scientists who have conducted doctoral dissertation research of superior scientific quality and broader societal impacts."
May 8, 2023
Marc Coutanche has received a secondary appointment in the Department of Neuroscience.
May 8, 2023
Omid Fotuhi, LRDC Research Associate, was featured in the May 4 Science Magazine for his and colleagues' research "Where and with whom does a brief social-belonging intervention promote progress in college?" in Science. The Stanford News also released a story on the research. View
May 22, 2023
LRDC Communications Resources
Institute For Learning
Bridges to Learning: Research. Practice. Results. Bridges to Learning is the Institute for Learning (IFL) quarterly newsletter. Bridges connects educators with knowledge and research that shows that every student can learn when provided with cognitively challenging instructional opportunities and that learning environments can flourish when collaboration is valued, voice is honored, and agency is realized. Some of Bridges recent articles include "4 Effective Communication Strategies in Multilingual Classrooms," "Liberating your Summer Readers," and "Building Allyship Among Educators," among others.
The Institute For Learning is located on the 7th floor of the Murdoch building »