Managing Risks in the Shale Industry: A Comparison of Policies Worldwide attracts experts from seven countries for March 18-19 conference to discuss benefits, risks and uncertainties of the rapidly expanding shale gas industry. Learn More >
35th Annual Latin American Festival
Caribbean and Latin American food, arts, crafts, music and dance performances from noon to 10 p.m., March 21, 2015 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet Street in Oakland. Learn More >
STARTALK Summer Russian Language
Ten Pittsburgh high-schoolers will spend four weeks in a residential Russian language program this summer at the University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg. The Center for Russian & East European Studies was awarded a STARTALK grant to run the program. Learn More >
International Week Contest Winners
Kanyinsola Oduntan (left) chose the inaugural Pitt in Japan summer study abroad program as her grand prize for the first-ever International Week contest. Sarah Fullerton won an iPad mini, and Harinee Suthakar won a Sony NEX-F3 camera donated by Pitt Food Services.
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Pitt in the Himalayas featured in The Times of India
Students on the semester-long study abroad program "Pitt in the Himalayas" tell reporter about their appreciation for the region's beauty and their memories of a lifetime. Read more >
Professor Jules Lobel (School of Law) and associate professor Gayle Rogers (Dept. of English) are the 2015 recipients of a UCIS Faculty Fellowship. Lobel and Rogers will use their fellowship to organize a major international conference at the University. The UCIS Faculty Fellowship aims to produce a significant impact on the international profile of the University of Pittsburgh. Learn More »
Pitt political science professor, Dr. B. Guy Peters received an honorary doctorate from Katholieke Universiteit (KU) Leuven in Belgium as part of the university’s Patron Saint’s Day celebration on February 2, 2015.
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Senior Zeba Ahmed is awarded a Fulbright Research Assistantship to conduct ethnographic research on the roles that Japanese community-based organizations and nonprofits play in fostering a sense of community. Zeba will live in Japan for 10 months from Sept. 2014 to June 2015. Learn More »