Announcements

Zeba Ahmed in Kobe, Japan
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 >
Confucius Institute honored for teaching Mandarin and Chinese culture to students throughout Pennsylvania and Ohio 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 has partnered with three Western Pennsylvania liberal arts colleges—Allegheny College, Mercyhurst University, and Westminster College—to develop the Study Abroad Consortium for East Europe and Eurasia. The consortium’s first program debuted in summer 2013 with the three-week "Life After the Fall: Ukraine and Russia After the USSR," held in St. Petersburg, Russia, and Kiev, Ukraine. Learn More >
The Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs have announced the 2014 John G. Bowman Faculty Grants for Research Abroad. Ten grants will be awarded to support travel abroad that will enhance classroom teaching. Learn More >