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The Pennsylvania Governor’s School for Global & International Studies

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

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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>

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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 >

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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 >

Announcements

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 »
For the first time, Pitt will be represented on the Executive Committee of the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs. Angelina Cotler, Associate Director at the Center for Latin American Studies, has been elected to serve on the committee for a three-years term. Learn More »
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 »

UCIS This Week

Monday, January 23

The Features and Outlook of China's Economic Transition
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Professor Haifeng Huang
Location:
4217 WWPH

Tuesday, January 24

Statebuilding, Peacebuilding & Hybrid Governance in Somalia
Time:
10:00 am
Presenter:
Ken Menkhaus, Professor & Chair, Political Science Dept., Davidson College
Location:
3610 Posvar Hall
Latin American in Motion:
Pitt Latin American Films
Time:
7:00 pm
Location:
Public Health G23

Wednesday, January 25 to Tuesday, January 31

LinkIn and Networking Workshops
Time:
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Location:
William Pitt Union

Wednesday, January 25

Racism in the African Diaspora
Parallels Between Racial Issues in America and Apartheid in South Africa
Time:
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Location:
Assembly Room, WPU

Thursday, January 26

Political Rights, Social Rights, and the Decolonization of Africa
As part of the Humanizing the Global, Globalizing the Human Lecture Series
Time:
5:00 pm
Presenter:
Frederick Cooper
Location:
602 Cathedral of Learning
Political Rights, Social Rights, and the Decolonization of Africa
Time:
5:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Frederick Cooper
Location:
602 Cathedral of Learning

Friday, January 27

Erotic Encounters of an Extra Judicial Kind: The Liminal Worlds of Law and Crime in Indian Cinema
Imagining the Future in India at 70 Speaker Series
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Lawrence Liang
Location:
501 Cathedral of Learning

Saturday, January 28

2017 Lunar New Year Celebration
Time:
5:00 pm
Location:
William Pitt Union Assembly Room

Monday, January 30

History as Politics: Coming to Terms with the Past in Post-Soviet Latvia
Geschichte als Politikum: Lettland und die Aufarbeitung nach der Diktatur
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Katja Wezel, DAAD Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History
Location:
3703 Posvar Hall, History Department Lounge

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.