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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

Wednesday, July 1

VIRTUAL Interdisciplinary Global Educators Working Group: Session II
Time:
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Presenter:
Global Studies Center
Location:
Virtual
Racialized Police Violence in Global Perspective: Discussion on Race
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. K. Frances Lieder
Location:
Virtual - Register Online!

Friday, July 3

VIRTUAL Interdisciplinary Global Educators Working Group: Session III
Time:
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Presenter:
Global Studies Center
Location:
Virtual

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

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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.