CLAS Sponsored Events

CLAS Sponsored Events

Type:
Information Session
DATE:
Tuesday, November 28
TIME:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Pittsburgh is exploding as an education destination with students from across the globe! Join UCIS and the Asian Studies Center on this month's site visit to WholeRen to learn about their work on integrating and promoting Chinese-American educational opportunities and potential ways that you can get involved.

WholeRen, headquartered in Pittsburgh, was founded by Chinese and American professional educators in 2010 to create and promote cross cultural educational opportunities....

Type:
Lecture
Presenter:
Julian Martinez Ramos
DATE:
Thursday, November 30
TIME:
12:00 pm
Event Location:
4217 Wesley Posvar Hall

How does the political discourse of populist leaders affect citizens’ orientations towards the democracy? Latin America offers some of the most representative cases of populism, as well as significant negative cases, where populism has not occurred. The main goal is to identify differences between the governing styles of two Latin American leaders in order to provide clues about links between populism and political culture of their citizens. I analyze the content of the political discourses...

Type:
Teacher Training, Teacher Training--Area Studies, Teacher Training--Language
DATE:
Monday, June 25 to Friday, June 29
TIME:
8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Event Location:
TBA

Make college more affordable for your high school students—and help them grow as global citizens and 21st century professional—while earning ACT 48 professional development credits.

The College in High School program and the University Center for International Studies will host a summer institute for secondary educators interested in teaching globally focused courses that offer transferable college credit to students at their high school. Courses in which you can obtain certification...