Events in UCIS

Wednesday, September 25

9:00 am Career Counselling
Samir Lakhani (Emerging Global Leaders Residency) - Office Hours
Pitt Global Hub - Nook A
Sponsored by:
Director's Office and Global Hub
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Drop by the Pitt Global Hub to speak to Samir Lakhani (A&S '14), founder of Eco-Soap Bank, during the Emerging Global Leaders residency. Eco-Soap Bank reduces the amount of waste generated by hotels; provides soap to those in need and teaches them how to use it, reducing the prevalence of diarrhea and child mortality; and employs women in developing nations, who then reinvest their income into their families. Lakhani received a CNN Heroes Award in 2017 for his work.

10:00 am Information Session
Nationality Rooms Summer Study Abroad Information Session
Cathedral of Learning 337
Sponsored by:
Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs
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Information Session for graduates and undergraduates about Nationality Rooms Summer Study Abroad Opportunities.

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3:00 pm Information Session
Sport as Global Spectacle: 2020 Summer Olympics Study Abroad Program
Room 3106, Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Global Experiences Office
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Come learn about “Sport as Global Spectacle: 2020 Summer Olympics” study abroad program. We will cover location information, academics, housing, excursions, finances, application process, etc. and will answer any questions you might have about this fascinating program.

4:30 pm Panel Discussion
UCIS International Career Toolkit Series presents:Preparing Competitive Applications for Graduate School
Posvar Hall Rm 4130
Sponsored by:
Center for African Studies, Asian Studies Center, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, Director's Office, European Studies Center, European Union Center of Excellence and Global Studies Center
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Considering graduate school? Preparing your application materials?

Join us as Pitt graduate program experts from the School of Public Health, GSPIA, Economics, History, and Asian Studies share expertise on crafting strong applications. Learn tips on writing effective personal statements, securing letter writers, and submitting desired credentials. Ask individual questions to admissions professionals at the breakout session.

Dr. Kevin Broom, Director of MHA and MHA/MBA Programs, Vice Chair, Associate Professor, Pitt Public Health
Dr. Emily Rook-Koepsel, Asst. Director for Academic Affairs, UCIS Asian Studies Center
Dr.Michel Gobat , Director of Graduate Studies, Associate Professor of History
Dr. Daniele Coen-Pirani, Director of Graduate Studies, Professor of Economics
TBA Admissions Professional, GSPIA

Don’t miss out on an opportunity to hear from the experts. Click the link below to secure a spot today!