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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

Join us for a conference co-hosted by the University of Pittsburgh and Newcastle University as we discuss the challenges facing post-industrial cities and paths toward making them sustainable, just, and inclusive. 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, February 28

Global Brew: Africa
Time:
9:30 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Language Table
Time:
10:00 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
UCIS Career Toolkit: Aly Yingst '16
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
Aly Yingst '16
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall
CAPA Peer Advisor Workshop
Things I Wish I Knew Before Studying Abroad
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Shivani Pandya
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Let's Talk Africa: Prevalence of Child Sexual Abuse Among Girls in Liberia
Prevalence of child sexual abuse among girls in Liberia
Time:
1:00 pm
Presenter:
Jessica Erin Hanson-DeFusco
Location:
4217 W. Wesley Posvar Hall
Modern Greek Language Table
Time:
2:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
UCIS Research Toolkit, Session II
Student Report back
Time:
2:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. K. Lieder
Location:
4209 Posvar Hall
ADDverse Poetry Collective Meeting
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Pitt in the Himalayas - Fall 2020
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Location:
3106 Posvar Hall (Anthropology Lounge)
Spring 2020 Book Discussion for Educators
Time:
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Presenter:
Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS)
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall
Day 1: Chasing Leviathan: The Environmental, Social, and Economic Impacts of Whaling
A Mini-Course for K-12 Educators
Time:
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Presenter:
NCTA & Global Studies Center
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Saturday, February 29

GOSECA Annual Conference
Borderlands
Time:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location:
Barco Law Building, Alcoa Room
Day 2: Chasing Leviathan: The Environmental, Social, and Economic Impacts of Whaling
A Mini-Course for K-12 Educators
Time:
8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Presenter:
NCTA & Global Studies Center
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Martisor
Time:
2:00 pm
Presenter:
Romanian Room Committee
Location:
Global Hub
Mavra by Igor Stravinsky
Time:
2:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Sunday, March 1

Global Academic Partnership Application Due
Faculty Funding Opportunity
Time:
(All day)
Presenter:
Global Studies Center
Location:
Online

Monday, March 2

Russian Tutoring & Conversation Table
Time:
12:45 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Pause Cafe
French Conversation Club
Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
New Views on Stakeholder Engagement: Insights from Tethered Fates
Center for Sustainable Business Lecture Series
Time:
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Shareen Hertel, Heinz Foundation Visiting Fellow
Location:
Mervis Hall 117 -- 3950 Roberto Clemente Drive

Tuesday, March 3

Historical Memory and Politics in Poland: The Story of the Gdańsk Museum of the Second World War
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Paweł Machcewicz, DAAD Lecturer
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall
Corporate Purpose, (Social) Equity, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals Panel
Interactive Panel Discussion
Time:
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Presenter:
Moderated by Michael Goodhart, Director of the Global Studies Center
Location:
University Club Ballroom B
German Club Conversation Table
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
CLAS Film Series: El Verde Esta del Outro Lado
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
A Throw of Dice
with Live Accompaniment by Rez Abbasi
Time:
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Location:
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Persian Language Table
Time:
7:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Wednesday, March 4

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
EALL Welcome Spring Concert of Japanese Music
Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
O'Hara Student Center Ballroom
Brazil Nuts Bate-Popo
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Immigration and Identity in Classical Athens
Faculty Fellow Lecture Series
Time:
4:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Naomi Campa (Kenyon College, Classics)
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Chinese Language & Culture Club Meeting
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Exclusionary Feminisms: A Series on Intersectional Feminist Perspectives
Black Feminisms
Time:
7:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Thursday, March 5

Underground Entrepreneurs in the Soviet Union
Time:
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Presenter:
James Heinzen
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Pause Cafe
French Conversation Club
Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
German Language Table
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Global Borderlands: Fantasy, Violence, and Empire in Subic Bay, Philippines
Humanizing The Global, Globalizing the Human: Invisibility Lecture Series
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Victoria Reyes, Assistant Professor of Sociology at UC Riverside
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Cafe Ivrit
Time:
5:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Turkish Language Table
Time:
7:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Club Cúla Búla Meeting
Time:
8:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Friday, March 6

Faculty Workshop with Dr. Victoria Reyes
Humanizing The Global, Globalizing the Human: Invisibility Lecture Series
Time:
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Presenter:
Dr. Victoria Reyes, Assistant Professor of Sociology at UC Riverside
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall
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
Finding a Balance Between Diversity and Language Standards in a University-Level Japanese Language Program
Time:
4:00 pm
Presenter:
Shinsuke Tsuchiya, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University
Location:
Cathedral of Learning 208B
Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies Leadership Academy Reception
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

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.