Hear Kakenya Ntaiya, Pitt alumna, social activist and CNN Hero talk about Empowering Kenyan Girls to Change the World. Learn More >
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Chancellor welcomes Pitt’s international students
More than 1,000 new international students were welcomed to Pitt by Chancellor Gallagher during an outdoor reception on September 7, 2016. Learn More >
Pitt Networking Day
International alumni in 16 countries--including Argentina, Macedonia, and South Africa--will show their Pitt spirit and strengthen the global Pitt alumni network by holding events during the annual Pitt Networking Day on June 9, 2016. For the full list of global events click here.
The Center for Latin American Studies and the Asian Studies Center in conjunction with Renmin University of China organized a conference on the changing relations between China, United States and Latin America, held in Beijing, October 20-21, 2016. UCIS director, Ariel Armony, delivered the keynote address: Key Trends in Latin America and What They Mean for China.
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International alumnus Ohjoon Kwon (ENGG 85) received The Korea Society’s James A. Van Fleet Award at a ceremony in New York on May 18, 2016. The award recognizes his outstanding contributions to promote friendly relations between the United States and Korea. Mr. Kwon is Chairman and CEO of Korea-based POSCO, a multinational steel-making company.
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Long-term Associate Director of UCIS, John "Tom" McKechnie, died on July 6, 2016. He was 74. Tom joined UCIS in July 1981 under the directorship of Burkhart Holzner. He stepped down and returned to the Political Science department in September 1996. Learn More »