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 >
Women in Global Leadership
The Institute for International Education has honored the Vira I. Heinz Program for Women in Global Leadership with an honorable mention in the Institute’s Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education. Learn More >
In March of 2012, the African Studies Program sponsored a conference that explored Africa's challenges in developing the capacity to sustain growth at all levels required to achieve poverty reduction and to produce sustainable development. Learn More >
Visit to Brazil
In May 2012, Larry Feick and members of the Center for Latin American Studies visited key Brazilian partners, including Tadeu Carneiro, Pitt alum and CEO of Companhia Brasileira de Metalurgia e Mineração (CBMM). CBMM is a major producer of the metal niobium.
UCIS is now working with the State of Pennsylvania’s Envoy Program office and the MBC Shanghai Company to promote academic and educational initiatives between the University of Pittsburgh and China. 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 »
Pitt anthropology professor and director of the Center for Latin American Studies Kathleen Musante DeWalt has been named the 2013 recipient of the Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement. The award recognizes the contributions of a current University of Pittsburgh faculty member to furthering international education. Learn More »
Lecture -- Mental Health Policy and Practice in Scotland: New Learnings in the Auld Country
GEOFF HUGGINS Head, Division of Mental Health and Protection of Rights, Division of the Scottish Government and RUTH GLASSBOROW Project Director, Directorate of Scrutiny and Assurance, Healthcare Improvement Scotland