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

Friday, July 31

Online: How To Tai Chi
Time:
10:45 am to 11:45 am
Presenter:
Dr. Margarita Delgado Creamer
Location:
via Zoom
Book Club: Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
African Studies Program
Location:
Zoom: https://pitt.zoom.us/s/91412982142

Saturday, August 1

Teaching Language Online: Summer Workshop Series
Students Don't Have to Do Work Solo: Group Projects in Online Settings
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Presenter:
Izolda Savenkova, Dickinson College
Location:
Zoom (Register Online)

Tuesday, August 4

Teaching Language Online: Summer Workshop Series
Using Web-based Slides for Interactivity: Nearpod and Peardeck in a Russian Language Classroom
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Presenter:
Michael O'Brien, Maria Dianifaba and Olga Klimova
Location:
Zoom (Register Online)

Friday, August 7

Teaching Language Online: Summer Workshop Series
Self-, Peer-, and Outside Assessments in the Language Classroom: Digital Portfolios
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Presenter:
Olga Klimova, University of Pittsburgh
Location:
Zoom (Register Online)

News

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 »
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 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.