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Pitt Day of Giving

Advance global and international education by supporting the International Studies Fund, the Study Abroad Scholarship Fund or the Burkart Holzner Memorial Lecture Series Fund. Donate today or on February 28th, Pitt's Day of Giving. Learn more>

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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>

Announcements

Master’s in Public Affairs student Sloane Davidson is creating ways to help people make the transition from resettling refugee to productive member of American society. Her Hello Neighbor website raises funds and connects refugees with local volunteers. She also created a national database to promote refugee resettlement and immigration service agencies in the Pittsburgh region. Learn More »
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 »

UCIS This Week

Friday, February 24

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

Monday, February 27

Afro-Latin America:
Black Lives, 1600-2000
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Reid Andrews
Location:
3703 Posvar Hall
Try Out a New Language!
Time:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location:
William Pitt Union, ground floor

Tuesday, February 28

El Negro Raúl: Lives and Afterlives of an Afro-Argentine Celebrity (1886-Present)
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Paulina Alberto
Location:
History Department Lounge--3703 Posvar Hall
“The Netherlands, the EU and the US: in Uncertain Times”
Time:
2:45 pm
Presenter:
Netherlands Consul General Dolph Hogewoning and Economics Minister Remco Zeeu
Location:
Posvar 4217
Latin American in Motion:
Pitt Latin American Films
Time:
7:00 pm
Location:
Public Health G23

Thursday, March 2

Global Issues Through Literature: Multicultural Societies
The Day of the Pelican
Time:
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Presenter:
Karen Gaul
Location:
4130 Posvar

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.