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Global Travel Advisory

Jan 31, 2020: The U.S. Department of State has issued a do not travel advisory for China at this time. Members of the Pitt community scheduled to visit China in the coming weeks should work to cancel these plans. Pitt Global Operations is ready to offer support as needed. Learn 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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Longtime Nationality Rooms Director Maxine Bruhns Retires

We celebrate Maxine Bruhns' distinguished 54-year career as Nationality Rooms director as we reflect on her formidable legacy. 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, March 27

Modern Greek Language Table
Time:
2:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
ADDverse Poetry Collective Meeting
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Canceled: Korean Film Festival
Time:
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location:
332 Cathedral of Learning

Saturday, March 28

Canceled: Olympiada of Spoken Russian
Time:
10:30 am to 4:30 pm
Location:
Cathedral of Learning, Ground Floor
Online Workshop: Integration of Culture into Chinese Language Teaching
Time:
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Richard Donato, Dr. Gang Liu, and Dr. Sheree Willis
Location:
Online
Canceled: Mavra
Time:
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Presenter:
Neighborhood Project
Location:
Global Hub, Posvar Hall
Canceled: Mavra by Igor Stravinsky
Time:
8:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Sunday, March 29

Canceled: Mavra
Time:
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Presenter:
Neighborhood Project
Location:
Global Hub, Posvar Hall
Canceled: Prometheus Resurrected: The London Protocols
Time:
6:00 pm
Presenter:
Greek, French, English, and Russian Nationality Rooms
Location:
Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium

Monday, March 30

Canceled: Brexit, the Far Left, and Populist Antisemitism in Britain
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
David Hirsch, Goldsmiths
Online: Russian Tutoring & Conversation Table
Time:
12:45 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Critical Research on Africa Lecture Series
Medical Legitimacy: Childbirth, Authencity, and Pluralism in Nigeria's Faith-Based Birthing Homes
Time:
4:30 pm
Presenter:
Ogechukwu Williams
Location:
3703 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Postponed: Out of Time
The Politics of Fantasy in French Cinematic Romance of the 2010s
Time:
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Presenter:
Mary Harrod (Warwick, UK)
Location:
501 Cathedral of Learning

Tuesday, March 31

Postponed: Scène Ouverte
Time:
9:30 am
Location:
O'Hara Ballroom
Online Lecture: Language Standardization and Hougen Resistance in Touhoku, Japan
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Edwin Everhart
Location:
Via Zoom
Online Sessions: ARTSC 1000 - UCIS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Preparing Juniors and Seniors for Employment Beyond Undergraduate Careers
Time:
3:00 pm
Presenter:
Angela Illig
Location:
4130 W. Posvar Hall
Postponed: Body of the Beasts
The Territories of Womanhood
Time:
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Presenter:
Audree Wilhelmy
Location:
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
German Club Conversation Table
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Postponed: La Pirogue Fim Screening
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
501 Cathedral of Learning
POSTPONED--Film Series: Bixa Travesty
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Canceled: Persian Language Table
Time:
7:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Wednesday, April 1

Postponed: Modern Bestiary
Time:
10:00 am
Presenter:
Audrée Wilhelmy
Location:
David Lawrence 231
Online Sessions: ARTSC 1000 - UCIS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Preparing Juniors and Seniors for Employment Beyond Undergraduate Careers
Time:
3:00 pm
Presenter:
Angela Illig
Location:
4130 W. Posvar Hall
UCIS International Career Toolkit Series Presents: Peace Corps Info Session
Time:
3:00 pm to 3:50 pm
Presenter:
Ryan Stannard
Location:
Online Web Chat - Zoom Application
Brazil Nuts Bate-Popo
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Online: Chinese Language & Culture Club Meeting
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Postponed: The Body of the Beasts Book Event
Time:
7:00 pm
Presenter:
Audrée Wilhelmy
Location:
The White Whale Bookstore in Bloomfield

Thursday, April 2

Online: The Silence of Others (2018) Film Screening
Time:
3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location:
Presentation Room 323, Alumni Hall
Postponed: French Cooking Workshop!
Time:
3:30 pm
Location:
The Food Science Lab, 4063 Forbes Tower
Online: German Language Table
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Postponed: The Communist Horizon
Time:
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Presenter:
Jodi Dean
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Canceled: Cafe Ivrit
Time:
5:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Postponed: Francophone Pause Cafe
Time:
5:00 pm
Location:
Language Media Center, G-17 Cathedral of Learning
Turkish Language Table
Time:
7:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Canceled: Club Cúla Búla Meeting
Time:
8:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Friday, April 3

Online: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Language Table
Time:
10:00 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Modern Greek Language Table
Time:
2:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
ADDverse Poetry Collective Meeting
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Saturday, April 4

CANCELED: CERIS Research Symposium -- Muslims in the Global: Past and Present
For Undergraduates and Graduates
Time:
(All day)
Presenter:
Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies
Location:
Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh

News

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 »
This call for proposals is the next step of the Latinx Cluster Hire Initiative, first announced in June by Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Ann E. Cudd. 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.