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Three recent recipients of Certificates in Latin American Studies, John McGovern, Daniel Snyder, and Sophia Winston,  will serve as Fulbright English teaching assistants in Brazil. Learn More >
Two members of the University Center for International Studies are 2017 Chancellor’s Staff Award recipients. Learn More >
The University of Pittsburgh was one of only four institutions nationwide to receive the 2017 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization. Learn More >
The University of Pittsburgh and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) establishing a new ICCR Chair of Indian Studies at Pitt for the next five years. Learn More >
Stay up to date on Pitt’s responses regarding travel restrictions involving the U.S. government's Executive Orders. Learn More >
The Vira I. Heinz Program for Women in Global Leadership received an honorable mention for the Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education Awards at the 5th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on March 22, 2017. Learn More >
Pitt Nursing Professor Richard Henker and School of Law alumna Vjosa Osmani, from the Republic of Kosovo, are recognized for their international accomplishments as recipients of the 2016-2017 Sheth International Achievement Awards. Learn More >
Master’s in Public Affairs student Sloane Davidson is creating ways to help people make the transition from resettling refugee to productive member of American society. Her Hello Neighbor website raises funds and connects refugees with local volunteers. She also created a national database to promote refugee resettlement and immigration service agencies in the Pittsburgh region. Learn More >
Vanessa Sterling, Associate Director at the Study Abroad Office, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to attend the two-week Fulbright International Education Administrators seminar in Taiwan in March 2017.  Learn More >
The Associate Director for International Programs at the University Center for International Studies, Belkys Torres, has been selected to join a distinguished group of international leaders for the 2017-2018 AIEA Senior Advisors Program. The one-year mentoring program will enhance Torres' international leadership skills and assist her in advancing initiatives for Pitt’s Global Plan.  Learn More >