At a welcome meeting, European Union Ambassador to the United States, João Vale de Alemeida, met with students, faculty and staff to discuss Pitt's European Union Center of Excellence, March 6, 2014. The Ambassador is joined by Center director Professor Ron Linden.
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Lithuanian Ambassador Visit
Lithuanian Ambassador, Zygimantas Pavilionis, met with Chancellor Mark Nordenberg, January 8, 2014. He was the guest of the European Union Center for Excellence and the European Studies Center. Learn More >
Award for Confucius Institute
For the third time in six years, Pitt’s Confucius Institute wins a Confucius Institute of the Year award for excellence in teaching the Mandarin language and Chinese culture to K-12 and college students. Learn More >
2013 Sheth Awards
Professor Kathleen Musante, director of the Center for Latin American Studies, was honored for innovative thinking and ambitious vision for global education, and alumna Kakenya Ntaiya was recognized for her passionate advocacy for girls’ education in her home country of Kenya.
New Chair for UCIS BOV
UCIS is pleased to announce that Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg has selected Bryant J Salter as the new chair of the UCIS Board of Visitors. Learn More >
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 »
Kakenya Ntaiya, PhD, is the recipient of the 2013 Sheth International Young Alumni Achievement Award. A 2011 graduate of the School of Education, she is being recognized for her passionate advocacy for girls’ education in her home country of Kenya. Learn More »