Events in UCIS

Wednesday, September 4

12:00 pm Lecture
Building Asia: The Environmental History of the Iron and Steel Industry in Post-War East Asia
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center
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The steel industry has historically held a central place in the development of all modern industrial economies. Supporting the rise of East Asia in the postwar world, the rise of resource import-dependent steel industries in Japan, Korea and China has emerged alongside export-oriented mining industries in Australia, Brazil, Canada, India and South Africa, etc., and steel products exported to the rest of world. These processes formed the global production network of East Asia’s iron and steel industry. This talk will address its global environmental history from four aspects: The development of iron and steel industry in postwar East Asia; East Asia’s iron ore and coal import and the environmental impacts of resource extraction in the producing areas; environmental consequences of iron processing in East Asia; East Asia’s Steel product export and its recycling in the consuming areas.

4:30 pm Information Session
Alumni Workshop: Define Your Brand and Study Abroad Experience
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Sponsored by:
Global Hub and Study Abroad Office
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It is one thing to have a great experience on your study abroad program, and a very different thing to know how to present it in a meaningful way to your advisors, classmates and prospective employers. Learn tips and tricks on how to present your experience professionally on your resume and social media platforms. Make study abroad a part of your personal brand.