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Teach-In on Trade & Immigration Policies

Pitt students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to learn about U.S. immigration and trade policies at a Teach-In on Saturday, February 11, from 1 pm to 5 pm in the English Room (144), Cathedral of Learning. Learn more>

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Response to the Executive Order Restricting Travel

Stay up to date on Pitt’s response regarding travel restrictions involving U.S. Government Actions on Immigration. Learn more >

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The Pennsylvania Governor’s School for Global & International Studies

Summer residential program, June 19 to July 14, 2017, accepting applications for current high school sophomores and juniors. Deadline is March 1, 2017. Read more>

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2017 Sheth Int'l Achievement Awards

Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement and the Sheth International Young Alumni Achievement Award soon to be announced. Learn More >

Announcements

Vanessa Sterling, Associate Director at the Study Abroad Office, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to attend the two-week Fulbright International Education Administrators seminar in Taiwan in March 2017.  Learn More »
The Associate Director for International Programs at the University Center for International Studies, Belkys Torres, has been selected to join a distinguished group of international leaders for the 2017-2018 AIEA Senior Advisors Program. The one-year mentoring program will enhance Torres' international leadership skills and assist her in advancing initiatives for Pitt’s Global Plan.  Learn More »
Juan J. Manfredi, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies and professor of Mathematics at the University of Pittsburgh, has been elected a foreign member of the Societies Academy (Class of Natural Sciences) of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters for his outstanding accomplishments in the field of mathematics. Learn More »

UCIS This Week

Friday, February 17

Visualizing Chinese Media Ideologies
Biao Qing Bao and its Development in Chinese Internet Culture
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Yixin Lian, MA Candidate, East Asian Studies
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Diversity in Global Business
As part of the Year in Diversity
Time:
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Location:
270 Mervis Hall (Colloquium Room)
Unruly Futurities: Temporality, Scale, and Speculation in Modi's Statue of Unity
Time:
3:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Kajri Jain
Location:
4130 Posvar
Unruly Futures: Temporality, Scale and Speculation in Modi’s Statue of Unity
as part of the 2017 South Asia Initiative Series
Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar
Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin in Concert
Time:
8:00 pm
Location:
Bellefield Hall Auditorium

Saturday, February 18

Dhirana: Indian Classical Dance Competition
Time:
5:30 pm
Location:
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall

Monday, February 20

NEW ERA FOR GUYANA: OIL, BORDERS AND RELATIONS WITH THE USA
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
AMBASSADOR RIYAD INSANALLY
Location:
531 Alumni Hall and Reception in 1309 Cathedral of Learning
Surrogate Settlers:
Africans as Colonists in the Sixteenth-Century Iberian Atlantic World
Time:
4:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. David Wheat
Location:
3702 Posvar Hall

Tuesday, February 21

Conversations on Europe: Transgender Europe
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Various
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall

Wednesday, February 22

Dinámicas de la narración factual y ficcional en las letras coloniales: Naufragios [1542] de Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca e Infortunios de Alonso Ramírez [1690] de Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora
Time:
3:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Luis Hachim Lara
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Thursday, February 23 to Sunday, February 26

2017 National Model African Union Conference
Time:
7:00 am to 8:00 pm
Location:
Howard University

Thursday, February 23

Year of Diversity: Rethinking Postcolonial Studies though a Cold War Lens
Time:
12:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Monica Popescu
Location:
602 Cathedral of Learning
Year of Diversity: Literary Battlegrounds: African Literature and the Cold War
Time:
4:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Monica Popescu
Location:
501 Cathedral of Learning

Friday, February 24

Year of Diversity: Sharing Food and Words: The African and Africana Research Experience
Time:
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
Cup n Chaucer, Hillman Library
Futurities at the Border
Time:
3:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Bhaskar Sarkar
Location:
4130 Posvar
Futurities at the Boarder
as part of the 2017 South Asia Initiative Series
Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar

Friday, February 24 to Saturday, February 25

2017 Undergraduate Model EU
Time:
6:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
Duquesne University

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.