Former Nationality Rooms Director Maxine Bruhns
Remembering Maxine Bruhns

UCIS honors the life and legacy of long-time Nationality Rooms director E. Maxine Bruhns. Read more >

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Pitt and Newcastle Joint Event - CANCELLED

Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, Newcastle University and the University of Pittsburgh have decided to postpone the International Place-Based University Network Conference. Learn more >

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Pitt Alum Earns First Author Credit

Meital Rosenberg, a graduate from the University of Pittsburgh Department of Economics, was recently credited as a first author in the journal Nature Sustainability. Learn more >

UCIS This Week

Monday, August 10

Charlemos Series: La Reforma Constitucional Chilena en Perspectiva Comparada
Time:
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Presenter:
Claudia Heiss and Gabriel L. Negretto
Location:
https://pitt.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JWYM054TRwqlUJyrQSlkSg

Tuesday, August 11

Teaching Language Online: Summer Workshop Series
Research-Driven Principles of Russian Heritage language Pedagogy
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Presenter:
Olesya Kisselev (University of Texas, Austin) and Irina Dubinina (Brandais University)
Location:
Zoom (Register Online)

Wednesday, August 12

Online: Summer Screenshots: Hot Nights/Cold War
Journey from the Fall
Time:
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Presenter:
Director Ham Tran
Location:
Zoom (online)

Thursday, August 13

Be Global Ready
Time:
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Presenter:
Karen Lue, Pitt Global Hub Manager
Location:
Online (Zoom)

Friday, August 14

Be Global Ready
Time:
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Presenter:
Karen Lue, Pitt Global Hub Manager
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Virtual Lunch with Chef Usha Sethi
Featuring the Indian Cuisine Chiken Tikka Masala
Time:
1:00 pm
Presenter:
Usha Sethi
Location:
Virtual- Register at https://calendar.pitt.edu/
Teaching Language Online: Summer Workshop Series
Language Learning Activities for Interpersonal Communication in the Online Environment
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Presenter:
Liudmila Klimanova, University of Arizona
Location:
Zoom (Register Online)

News

U.S.-Chinese relations continue to be strained. Is there still time and space to reset and improve the relationship between the two states? Learn More »
It is important to reiterate our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We also know, however, that there is a wide gulf between words and action. Change is difficult, messy, and often uncomfortable. It requires our willingness to be honest, to keep fighting, and to stand back up in the face of temporary defeat. Learn More »
The U.S. Department of State has issued a do not travel advisory for China at this time. This development follows the World Health Organization’s decision to classify the novel coronavirus outbreak first identified in Wuhan, China, as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has also issued a warning for all of China. Learn More »

ucis by the Numbers

3

The University of Pittsburgh is home to three federally funded international studies centers under Title VI of the Department of Education. 

2,104

Pitt Students participated in an experience abroad in 2017-18. 

155

International studies certificates conferred in 2017-18.