Announcements and Updates

International Education Week to highlight global education at Pitt

A person in black puts a mark on a map of the world

Starting Saturday, students at universities and colleges across the United States will come together for a week to celebrate international education and exchange.

International Education Week here will serve as a showcase of the ways the University of Pittsburgh works year-round to educate and empower global citizens with international knowledge, skills and experiences.

I-Week” is a great outlet for students, faculty and staff to learn more about opportunities available to them across Pitt’s campuses and the globe. The University Center for International Studies will lead festivities on the Pittsburgh campus through Oct. 22, and events are free and open to the Pitt community.

A full event schedule is available online and updated frequently. Highlights include:

Saturday, Oct. 15

Annihilation: Witnessing the Destruction of Ukraine’s Built Environment
Noon-1:30 p.m., 125 Frick Fine Arts Auditorium or virtual
Registration required to attend virtually

40th Annual Latin American and Caribbean Festival
2-8 pm, Posvar Patio

Sunday, Oct. 16

East European Festival
Noon-4 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Commons Room

Monday, Oct. 17

The Kimono: From Tradition to High Fashion
3-4 p.m., 4130 Posvar Hall or virtual
Registration required

International Speed Friending
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Registration required by Oct. 15

Tuesday, Oct. 18

International Week Food Trucks
11 a.m. to 2 p.m., WPU Plaza

Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs Scholarship Poster Showcase
4-6 p.m., Alumni Hall Connolly Ballroom

International Speed Friending
4:30-5:30 p.m., virtual
Registration required by Oct. 16

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Place-Based Conference in Collaboration with Newcastle University
7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., virtual
Registration required

Global Uprisings: Power, Violence, and the Struggle for Bodily Autonomy in Iran
12:30-2 p.m., 4130 Posvar Hall

Thursday, Oct. 20

Place-Based Conference in Collaboration with Newcastle University
7:30-11:30 am, virtual
Registration required

Friday, Oct. 21

Ethics at the Center of Academic Research and Human Rights Practice
Noon to 1 p.m., virtual
Registration required

Saturday, Oct. 22

Civic Action Week Volunteer Projects
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., various locations
Registration encouraged