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Confucius Institute Honored

Pitt's Confucius Institute was honored as a 2015 Confucius Institute of the Year at a ceremony in Beijing. It is the only Institute worldwide to have been recognized four times. Read more>

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2015 International Week Contest Winners

Nathan Jacobs (left) will be studying abroad in Ireland with the tuition scholarship from the 2015 International Week contest. Noah Coco (right) won a camera, Kaylee Beckinger (2nd left) won an iPad mini 2, and Abigail Neer won the Nationality Rooms gift bag.  Read more >

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Conversations on Pitt's Global Future

Pitt stakeholders are invited to share their views on university-wide internationalization. FACULTY FORUM: Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 12-1:30 pm, Assembly Room, William Pitt Union. STUDENT FORUM: Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, 12-1:30 pm, Assembly Room, William Pitt Union. Read more >

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Pitt hosts Chinese Vice Premier

China’s Vice Premier Liu Yandong met with Chancellor Gallagher and visited Pitt’s Confucius Institute and Health Sciences campus on June 19, 2015. The visit was part of a three-city US trip. Learn More >

Announcements

Alumna of the Center for Latin American Studies, N. Catherine Bazán-Arias, honored with the 2015 Engineer of the Year Award from the Engineers’ Society of Western Pennsylvania. She will receive her award at the Westin Convention Center Hotel in Pittsburgh on February 18, 2016.  Learn More »
Pitt emergency medicine associate professor, John Mahoney, MD, is honored with the Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement, and Willys de Andrade Santos, (GSPIA, 2006), to receive the Sheth International Young Alumni Achievement award.  The Sheth International Achievement awards reception will be held on March 15, 2016 at 4:30 pm in the William Pitt Union. Learn More »
Scott Morgenstern, director of the Center for Latin American Studies, was interviewed and quoted in an article on the US elections by Argentina's Infobae América. Learn More »

UCIS This Week

Thursday, February 11

Property Rights: A Major Driver in EU/US Differences in Drilling for Shale Gas, and a Relatively Unexplored Factor Underlying Broader EU/US Environmental Policy
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Bernard Goldstein, Professor Emeritus, Graduate School of Public Health
Location:
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
The Bosnian Constitutional Dilemma - from the Dayton Peace Agreement to EU Membership
Time:
12:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Zlatan Meškić, CILE Visiting Professor
Location:
Barco Law Building, Room 113

Friday, February 12

“Sacred Activism: Women’s Participation in Reformation of Islamic Family Law”
Time:
1:00 pm
Presenter:
Samaneh Oladi Ghadikolaei
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Russia's Armed Forces Today
Time:
2:30 pm
Presenter:
Michael Kofman, Research Scientist at CNA Corporation, Fellow at the Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington, D.C
Location:
Alcoa Room, Barco Law Building
Hot Topics Over Coffee: Where do U.S. Presidential candidates Stand on Global Issues?
Time:
3:30 pm
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall

Monday, February 15

Love in the Peace Corps
Time:
12:00 pm
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall

Tuesday, February 16

Conversations on Europe: Whose Legacy? Museums and National Heritage Debates
Time:
12:00 pm
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall

Wednesday, February 17

International Career Toolkit Series
Drafting Your Elevator Speech Workshop
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

ucis by the Numbers

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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.