Events in UCIS

Tuesday, September 28

3:00 pm Reception
Asian Studies Center Welcome Reception
Schenley Plaza Tent
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center
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After a year of Zooming and virtual film screenings, we’re excited to see our friends in person once more. Join us under the Schenley Plaza tent for our Welcome Reception on Tuesday, September 28 at 3 p.m.! There will be refreshments, chances to meet and hang out with other students and faculty interested in Asian Studies, and information about upcoming Asian Studies events. Catch a performance from one of our talented student groups and meet our Japan Studies post-doc, who will perform on the shamisen. Also, catch a sneak peek of the upcoming SCREENSHOT: ASIA film festival, with an introduction to the festival along with trailers of the films. We look forward to seeing you in person!

6:00 pm Panel Discussion
Preparing Competitive Graduate School Applications
Zoom Discussion
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center, Center for African Studies, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, European Studies Center and Global Studies Center
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Preparing Competitive Graduate School Applications Panel
28th, 6pm-7pm, Virtual Format

Pitt graduate program experts and current graduate students from the School of Public Health, GSPIA, Economics, History, and Asian Studies share expertise in researching graduate programs and crafting strong applications. Learn tips on writing effective personal statements, securing letter writers, and submitting desired credentials. Ask individual questions at the breakout session.

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

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Sponsored by: Asian Studies Center, Center for African Studies, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies, European Studies Center, and Global Studies Center