Events in UCIS

Friday, December 10

(All day) Cultural Event
30th Annual Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs 2021 Holiday Open House – Virtual
Sponsored by:
Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs
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The Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs 2021 Holiday Open House is in its 30th year! The Virtual Holiday Open House will take place from December 5th through December 12th. Travel through the 31 Nationality Rooms and listen to Pitt's Quo Vadis guides speak about special architectural features or interesting facts for each room. Take part in the Greek Christmas Trivia Weekend, practice making your own Romanian Sorcovas, see a performance from the Scottish Balmoral Pipes and Drums Band, and learn and discover so much more about holiday traditions, food, and stories from countries around the world! For more information about this year’s Virtual Holiday Open House, please visit: https://pi.tt/NRIEPHolidayOpenHouse.

8:00 am Conference
17th Annual High School Model European Union
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center and European Union Center of Excellence
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The High School Model European Union is an annual event for high school students, with this year's simulation taking place virtually via Microsoft Teams. The goal of the Model EU is to give high school students the opportunity to learn about the workings of the European Union through a hands-on simulation of a meeting of the European Council. Playing the role of presidents and prime ministers, students spend a day engaged in intense negotiations over current issues impacting the EU.
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Cost: $10/student
More information and Registration: https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/esc/outreach/students/model-eu

10:30 am Lecture Series / Brown Bag
Special Student Meeting: Emerging Latinx Communities Group
Location:
Public Health, 1154
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies
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The Center for Health Equity invites all students who are Latino/a/e/x and those who are interested in working with Latinx to the December 10 meeting. We will dedicate this meeting to you, our students, with the following objectives:

1. To connect with each other and foster community.

2. To talk about your aspirations and dreams.

3. To plan a visit to Latino organizations in early 2022.

With the support of Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies, this group explores:

1. the problems Latinos in small yet rapidly growing populations face

2. how to solve those problems

We are always looking for new writing and research collaborators and are open to all interested students, faculty, staff, and practitioners from Pitt and beyond.

11:00 am Information Session
NRIEP Graduate Scholarship Info Sessions for Global Learning Experiences
Location:
Global Hub - 1st Floor Posvar
Sponsored by:
Global Hub and Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs
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The Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Programs (NRIEP) Scholarships support summer global learning experiences in locations around the world in for students in many academic fields of study. The Graduate Scholarship Session will take place on December 10. Applications must be submitted by January 15, 2022 via PittFund$Me.

Questions? Email nriep@pitt.edu

3:15 pm Lecture Series / Brown Bag
Panoramas: Mental Health Care for Immigrants: The Importance of Cultural Competency
Location:
Zoom
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies
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Join Panoramas next Friday, December 10 at 3:15 PM for our final roundtable of the semester! Bridget Hogue and Kassy Rush will discuss different influences on immigrants' mental health, the lack of access to mental health resources, and the importance of culturally competent mental health care.

4:30 pm Student Club Activity
Addverse+Poesia Meeting
Sponsored by:
Global Hub
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Addverse+Poesia is a transnational and multilingual student organization dedicated to celebrating Black/Indigenous and LGBTQIA+ writers, poets, etc. Join us for your weekly meetings on Fridays from 4:30-6PM!