Get your first US passport or renew an expiring passport at the Pitt Passport Event on January 17 and 18, 2017 from 10 am to 4 pm in the Lower Lounge, WPU. Read more>
India Consul General visits campus
The Asian Studies Center hosted India Consul General Riva Ganguly Das on November 10, 2016. She spent two days in discussions with Pitt schools and centers, and met with Chancellor Gallagher, Provost Beeson, and Chancellor Emeritus Nordenberg. Read more>
2017 Sheth Int'l Achievement Awards
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Deadline is January 5, 2017 to submit nominations for the Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement and the Sheth International Young Alumni Achievement Award. Learn More >
Race, Gender & Leadership Series
A TedTalk-style conversation by Kakenya Ntaiya about her life in Kenya, her brave bargain with her father to let her continue her education, and her founding of a school for girls. See the Video >
Pitt’s Distinguished Professor Emerita Marcia Landy received an Honorary Doctorate from Stockholm University for contributions to the Humanities. Landy has been a long-time collaborator with Stockholm’s Department of Cinema Studies. Learn More »
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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