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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. Read More

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Latinx Cluster Hire Initiative Seeks Proposals by Feb. 15

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 >

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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, February 12

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
Brazil Nuts Bate-Popo
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Structurally Adjusting Socialism
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Presenter:
Joanna Bockman
Location:
Alcoa Room, 209 Barco Law Building
Women's Migrations in the Ancient Greek Mediterranean
Faculty Fellow Lecture Series
Time:
4:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Rebecca Kennedy (Denison University, Classics)
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
From Abdication to Independence
Beauvoir’s Philosophy of Love as Emancipatory Analysis
Time:
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Manon Garcia, Harvard University
Location:
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
Coronavirus Teach In
Time:
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Location:
120 David Lawrence Hall

Thursday, February 13

Italian Conversation Hour
Time:
2:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
What is a Woman?
Beauvoir’s Understanding of Sex as Situation
Time:
2:30 pm to 3:45 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Manon Garcia, Harvard University
Location:
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
Pause Cafe
French Conversation Club
Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
German Language Table
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Cafe Ivrit
Time:
5:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
China, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the United States in 2020: Conditions and Challenges of a New Triangular Relationship
Time:
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Presenter:
Professor Enrique Dussel Peters
Location:
Provost Suites, 2500 Wesley W Posvar Hall
Turkish Language Table
Time:
7:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Friday, February 14

Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Language Table
Time:
10:00 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Race, Gender and Representation in the Africana World
Time:
12:15 pm
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
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, February 15

Kamishibai: Create Your Own Paper Theater
Time:
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Monday, February 17

How Cafés Created Mordern Jewish Culture
A Talk with Shachar Pinsker
Time:
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Shachar Pinsker, University of Michigan
Location:
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
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
Mapping Loss in the Anthropocene Workshop on Countermapping
Time:
3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Presenter:
Global Studies Center and World History Center
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Tuesday, February 18

Conversations on Europe: Monuments and Contested Memory in Europe
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall (Remote Participation Possible)
German Club Conversation Table
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Persian Language Table
Time:
7:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Wednesday, February 19

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
Brazil Nuts Bate-Popo
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Chinese Language & Culture Club Meeting
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Thursday, February 20 to Friday, February 21

Washington DC Career Networking Trip
Time:
(All day)
Presenter:
Global Studies Center, African Studies Program, Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
Location:
Washington, DC

Thursday, February 20

Women, War & Peace in Northeast India : Indigenous Women of Manipur's Extraordinary Non-Violent Resistance Efforts
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Binalakshmi Nepram, New University in Exile Consortium Scholar
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

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.