Events in UCIS

Tuesday, April 27

4:00 pm Workshop
International Marketing Competition
Location:
Virtual
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center along with Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, The Cultural Communications Alliance (CCA) and GNC
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This competition is open to all high school students who are currently studying a world language. Teams may have a maximum of five members. No limits imposed on those students participating for a second or third time. Students may participate again with as many of the same team members as they like. The five-person team maximum remains in effect. Your task is to prepare a marketing strategy for a designated target market (United Arab Emirates-UAE) and product (GNC AMP Wheybolic).

Your team will be required to give a 12-minute presentation during which you will present your marketing strategy to a panel of judges. There will be a 3-minute Q&A session by the judges immediately after the 12-minute presentation.

More details to come! Check out the CCA page for more information https://sites.google.com/site/ccapittsburgh/cca-home

5:00 pm Workshop
Déjà Coup: power, protest and the language of nationhood in Myanmar K-12 Educator Workshop
Location:
Online via Zoom
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center
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Mass protests have been seen across Myanmar since the military seized power in February. As an extension of Dr. Will Womack's March 30th lecture about how the political coup and protests have affected the peace process in Myanmar, please join us on April 27th from 5:00-6:30 pm ET for a K-12 educator workshop which will include an interview with Myanmar-based Ei Shwe Sin, Project Manager-Alternative Solutions to Hate and Violence, Search for Common Ground | End Violent Conflict. The workshop will offer strategies for how to incorporate the current events unfolding in Myanmar into the classroom. ACT 48 hours will be available to PA educators. After you have registered for this workshop here, we will send you the Zoom meeting link via email.

Register here