This weekend’s shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue has shaken many of us to the core, as it shook our university and our city. It is truly painful to see a hate crime committed here in Pittsburgh, one of the most progressive, accepting communities that I have had the privilege to be a part of. Learn More >
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Join us for a weeklong celebration of all things international at the University of Pittsburgh. International Week honors international programs and research; students who travel the globe or come here for their education; faculty members and Pitt alumni who are making important contributions across the world; and more. View the International Week schedule of events. Learn More >
On June 26, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that President Trump’s executive order restricting travel to the United States is constitutional. In a statement responding to the order, the University of Pittsburgh expresses its commitment to an inclusive environment. Learn More >
The University of Pittsburgh strengthened its existing partnerships with European institutes with a trans-Atlantic trip in April by Pitt officials, including Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, to renew agreements with Newcastle University in England and universities in France. Learn More >
During the 2017 Pitt in Sicily Study Abroad Program, Pitt students produced a YouTube series as a Greek Archaeology course project. Learn More >
The event, Who Run the World?, was part of Pitt’s annual Women’s Empowerment Week hosted by Student Government Board. Learn More >
In a single day, students, parents, faculty, staff and other University of Pittsburgh supporters generated $9 million-plus for scholarships, research and both academic and student activities, Pitt officials announced Monday. Learn More >
About 25 students from Yasuda Women’s University in Hiroshima, who were at the University of Pittsburgh for five months learning English, were away from home in January, missing out on the annual Coming of Age ceremony, a national holiday in Japan. Learn More >
The University of Pittsburgh is one of the nation’s top producers of Fulbright students and scholars for the 2017-18 academic year, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Learn More >
Migration and the experience of refugees have played a large role in Bhavini Patel’s (A&S ’16) life. It's a role that's informed her educational choices and shaped her career goals, driving her to pursue an Oxford University scholarship and to plan a return to Pittsburgh to help the city's immigrants. Learn More >