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LASA2016

Returning the city of its inaugural International Congress—New York City—the Latin American Studies Association celebrated its 50th anniversary May 27 – 30, 2016. LASA also recognized its 30-year partnership with Pitt. Learn More >

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2016 Sheth International Awards

Pitt medical educator, John Mahoney, MD, and Willys de Andrade Santos (GSPIA 2006 alumnus) are the 2016 winners of the Sheth International Achievement Awards. learn More >

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Pitt Networking Day

International alumni in 16 countries--including Argentina, Macedonia, and South Africa--will show their Pitt spirit and strengthen the global Pitt alumni network by holding events during the annual Pitt Networking Day on June 9, 2016. For the full list of global events  click here.

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International Moot Competition Win

Pitt Law’s LLM student team beat out 24 US university teams to win the fifth annual LLM International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition, held in Washington, DC, April 7-8, 2016. Learn More >

Announcements

Assistant Professor Jennifer Murtazashvili from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs has been elected to the Executive Board of the Central Eurasian Studies Society. Murtazashvili, who is also an affiliated faculty member of Pitt’s Center for Russian and East European Studies, will assume her tenure as of the CEES annual conference in November 2016.  Learn More »
In a record for the University, nine students have been awarded Critical Language Scholarships to study a critical language in countries as diverse as Tajikistan and Tanzania during summer 2016. The program, offered by the US Department of State, funds cultural immersion and language mastery while each student builds relationships with people in another country. Learn More »
Political Science Professor Ron Linden has received a Fulbright Fellowship under the Fulbright-Schuman Program for Europe and has been designated a DAAD/AICGS Fellow by the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies. He will spend the 2017 spring semester in Italy and Belgium. Learn More »

UCIS This Week

Saturday, June 25

Tropical Forest Congo Festival
Time:
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Presenter:
Phipps Conservatory
Location:
Phipps Conservatory: One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3830

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.