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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

Thursday, May 21

The Sound of (Japanese) Music: the Shakuhachi, its History, and its Music
Time:
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Presenter:
Devon Osamu Tipp
Location:
Online via Zoom

Friday, May 22

Online: How To Tai Chi
Time:
10:45 am
Presenter:
Dr. Margarita Delgado Creamer
Location:
Zoom (online)
Virtual Lunch with Ms. Veni Ventzislavova with a Bulgarian Flavor
Immigrant Experience and Bulgarian cuisine
Time:
1:00 pm
Presenter:
Veni Ventzislavova
Location:
Virtual- Register at https://calendar.pitt.edu/
Class Info Session: HIST1691 - Latino History
Time:
2:00 pm
Presenter:
Aura Jirau-Arroyo
Location:
https://pitt.zoom.us/j/99619117413
Class Info Session: HIST1691 - Latino History
Time:
2:00 pm
Presenter:
Aura Jirau-Arroyo
Location:
https://pitt.zoom.us/j/99619117413

Tuesday, May 26

Online: The Nuts and Bolts of Online Language Teaching
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Presenter:
Olga Klimova, University of Pittsburgh
Location:
Zoom (Register Online)

Thursday, May 28

Treating Racism as a Public Health Emergency
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Location:
Online-Zoom

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.