University Center for International Studies

E. Maxine Bruhns

A Citizen of the World Retires

After a 54-year career at Pitt, E. Maxine Bruhns announced her retirement. Her legacy includes overseeing the growth of the Nationality Rooms program from 19 to 31 rooms.
Less-Commonly-Taught Language center faculty Alana DeLoge teaching Quechua with student

Latinx Cluster Hire Initiative Seeks Proposals by Feb. 15

Statements of interest and proposals for new faculty focused on issues of the Latinx community are invited for the Office of the Provost’s Latinx cluster-hiring initiative.
Global Distinction

Preparing Students to be Distinctly Global

The first Interdisciplinary Transcript Distinction incorporates a curated combination of curricular and experiential learning activities to support student growth and development in global competency.

EuroFest: A Taste of Europe in Oakland This Sunday

Visit Posvar Hall on Sunday, Aug. 25, to browse wares from local artisans and vendors, enjoy song and dance performances and sample various European cuisines.
Somos Pitt (We are Pitt) sign in a flower planter

New Latinx Cluster-hiring Initiative Supports Provost Diversity Priority

The Office of the Provost’s new initiative supports University diversity efforts by increasing the number of faculty members focused on Latinx issues.

Call for Nominations for Sheth Distinguished Faculty, Alumni Awards

Nominations for the Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement and International Young Alumni Achievement Award are being accepted through Saturday, June 1.

Staff Council Lunch and Learn: Embracing the World at Pitt

On Tuesday, Jan. 29, Pitt's Staff Council will host Belkys Torres to speak about the Year of Pitt Global and resources available to faculty and staff to help strengthen Pitt's engagements on campus and abroad.
PittGlobal Analytics and Insight dashboard on a laptop

Dashboard Shows Global Engagement Through Easy-to-Use Data

PittGlobal Analytics and Insights is an innovative dashboard that aggregates data from multiple sources to highlight Pitt’s worldwide engagement.

Celebrate UCIS' 50th Anniversary This Saturday

Staff and faculty and their family and friends are invited to join UCIS on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 1 to 5 p.m. for an afternoon of international performances, sweet treats from around the world, children’s activities and more, all celebrating 50 years at Pitt.

Pitt Establishes New Chair of Indian Studies

Sandeep Chakravorty, the Consul General of India in New York (pictured), had a recent whirlwind visit to campus in March...