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Simon Award for Campus Internationalization

The 2017 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization is awarded to the University of Pittsburgh by NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Read more >

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Responses to U.S. Immigration Policy Changes

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Announcements

Stay up to date on Pitt’s responses regarding travel restrictions involving the U.S. government's Executive Orders. Learn More »
Pitt Nursing Professor Richard Henker and School of Law alumna Vjosa Osmani, from the Republic of Kosovo, are recognized for their international accomplishments as recipients of the 2016-2017 Sheth International Achievement Awards. Learn More »
Master’s in Public Affairs student Sloane Davidson is creating ways to help people make the transition from resettling refugee to productive member of American society. Her Hello Neighbor website raises funds and connects refugees with local volunteers. She also created a national database to promote refugee resettlement and immigration service agencies in the Pittsburgh region. Learn More »

UCIS This Week

Thursday, March 23 to Sunday, April 9

2017 CMU International Film Festival
Time:
(All day)
Location:
Varies

Thursday, March 23

Model African Union
Time:
7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Location:
O'Hara Student Center and the University Club
The Impact of Local Changes and Global Trends: The US, Japan and the Rise and Fall of the TPP
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Kay Shimizu and Patricia Maclachlan
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
A Suitable Model for the Romanian Lifestyle: Garden City and Social Housing in Bucharest (1906 -1954)
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Andrei Răzvan Voinea, Fulbright Visiting Scholar, University of Pittsburgh
Location:
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Reframing Political Subjectivity:Inter-Imperial World, Interdisciplinary Method
As part of the Humanizing the Global, Globalizing the Human Lecture Series
Time:
5:00 pm
Presenter:
Laura Doyle
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
The Basics of Bonsai
MEPPI Japan Lecture Series 2017
Time:
6:00 pm
Presenter:
Daniel Yobp
Location:
Doubletree Pittsburgh-Cranberry
Using Human Rights Law to Fight Racial Violence and Discrimination
Time:
7:00 pm
Presenter:
Standish Willis
Location:
107 Barco Law Building

Friday, March 24

Disseminating K-12 Health Literacy Efforts: A Learning Collaborative for Key Stakeholders
Time:
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Presenter:
Advance African Development, Inc. (AAD), Partnering Agencies
Location:
2017 Cathedral of Learning
Graphic Art and the Evils of the Day
Time:
8:00 pm
Presenter:
Victoria Lomasko
Location:
City of Asylum, 40 W. North Ave.

Saturday, March 25

Jan Amos Comenius
Time:
2:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Craig Atwood
Location:
324 Cathedral of Learning
Japanese Tea Ceremony
Time:
2:30 pm
Presenter:
Yuko Eguchi Wright
Location:
Carnegie Library Main (Oakland) - International Poetry Room

Monday, March 27 to Wednesday, March 29

Taking Refugee
Time:
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Location:
Cathedral of Learning

Monday, March 27

Global Human Trafficking Today
A Workshop for Regional College Faculty and Students
Time:
1:00 pm
Location:
Community College of Beaver County, LRC 9103
Afro-Atlantic Discourses in the Age of Revolution
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Michele Reid-Vasquez
Location:
3703 Posvar Hall

Thursday, March 30 to Saturday, April 1

Faculty Research Workshop: Marriage Equality in Advanced Industrialized Democracies
Time:
(All day)
Presenter:
Helma de Vries-Jordan, University of Pittsburgh - Bradford (faculty organizer)
Location:
TBA

Thursday, March 30

Distant Reading and Modern Japanese Literature
Time:
3:00 pm
Presenter:
Hoyt Long
Location:
4130 Posvar

ucis by the Numbers

4

The University of Pittsburgh is home to four federally funded international studies centers under Title VI of the Department of Education. 

1,707

Pitt Students participated in a study abroad experience in 2013-14. 

291

Students received international studies certificates in 2013-14.