Stories from Pitt Global

Learn more about the global experiences happening at Pitt and the stories that make Pitt Global a unique place to learn, work, and explore the world.


Carl Ware (GSPIA’ 70), one of the most influential business leaders of his generation, received the inaugural University of Pittsburgh Center for International Studies International Achievement Award last week. The award recognizes individuals for...
In 1991, Carl Ware is climbing ever higher on the corporate ladder at the Coca-Cola Company. The iconic corporation has just named him deputy group president of northeast Europe and Africa. As one of his first actions in the prestigious position,...
A team of six University of Pittsburgh juniors placed second in Emory University’s 2024 Emory Morningside Case Competition held March 21-23. The competition brings together students studying in diverse fields to address a real-world challenge in...
Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili, founding director of Pitt’s Center for Governance and Markets, and Peace A. Medie, a 2012 alumna of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, will be honored with the 2023 Sheth Awards at a ceremony on...
In a room filled with the aroma of Persian cuisine, three dancers gracefully took the stage, whirling to the serene melodies of traditional musical instruments. This Sufi whirling event, hosted by the newly formed Fann Club, is just one expression...
The Pitt Spanish and film and media studies departments came together on Tuesday, March 26 to host a screening of the 2022 drama “Utama,” along with the writer and director, Alejandro Loayza Grisi. Loayza made his feature-length directorial debut...
According to Kenza Lahbabi, a Muslim and senior majoring in biology, the Muslim Student Association’s Fast-a-Thon is a great way to bridge the gap between Muslims and non-Muslims on campus. “Sharing this with people like our friends and close ones...
The Department of Linguistics hosted a film screening and academic seminar on Thursday in celebration of the Sámi peoples, an indigenous culture of Scandinavia.  “The film covers so much — its history, its struggles, its climate change, everything...
Three Center for Latin American Studies faculty affiliates were awarded awards from the 2023-2024 Pitt Momentum Funds for starting new projects. Elizabeth Monasterios from the Department of Hispanic Language and Literatures received funding for her...
You would never know from her sunny disposition that Sofiya Synychych’s interest in studying psychology is rooted in trauma — her own and her family’s. As a senior psychology major at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, she is working with...
Two University of Pittsburgh students have been named 2024 Critical Language scholars, one of whom is affiliated with two of our National Resource Centers! The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is an intensive summer opportunity for...
This year, our featured fund for the eighth annual Pitt Day of Giving was the Carol Larson Endowed Fund, which supports underrepresented students in study abroad. To learn more about what and who the Fund represents, our Executive Director for...