Events in UCIS

Friday, September 7

12:00 pm Career Counselling/Information Session/Reception
Study Abroad Alumni Welcome Home Bash
Location:
WPU Ballroom
Sponsored by:
Global Experiences Office
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The Study Abroad Office is hosting a Welcome Home Bash for the recent study abroad alumni. This a great opportunity to reflect on your study abroad experience , share your stories with others, network with fellow alumni, and develop techniques to leverage your study abroad experience for professional advancement. The event will take place on Friday, September 7th, from 12-5pm. Lunch will be provided. Here is the link to sign up for the event: https://pitt.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b12BFMtiiYOfZcN

12:00 pm Exhibit
Study Abroad Fair
Location:
WPU Lower Lounge
Sponsored by:
Global Experiences Office
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Come and learn about study abroad, internship, service-learning, and research opportunities abroad.

12:00 pm Panel Discussion
New Voices from Japan
Location:
4130 WWPH
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center
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The Japan-US relationship is often described as the most important diplomatic and cultural relationship in the Asia Pacific region. One of the keys to the long alliance and friendship has been the development of frank and open discussions on a wide range of policy issues; those discussions presume well-informed experts on both sides who are familiar with the issues and assumptions of their partners. The New Voices from Japan (NVJ) program addresses a pressing need to develop a new generation who can actively participate in the dialogues.

SAYA KIBA
Associate Professor, Komatsu University
Japan's Engagement in Meeting Security Needs in Southeast Asia

TAKEMASA SEKINE
Associate Professor, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business
Japan's Leadership in International Trade Rule-Making

AKAI OHI
Adjunct Lecturer, University of Tokyo, Hosei University, and Showa Women's University
"The Politics of Reform" A Guide to Understanding Contemporary Japanese Political Confrontation

1:00 pm Information Session
Study Abroad Fair
Location:
William Pitt Union Lower Lounge
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center
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Great opportunity to meet student workers and faculty members and get to know more funding opportunities and certificates information from Asian Studies Center!

3:00 pm Reception
ESC Opening Reception
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center and European Union Center of Excellence
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The staff of the European Studies Center invite you to attend a reception to usher in the 2018-19 academic year. All interested faculty, staff, students, alumni, and members of the ESC community are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served.