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Social work research associate professor selected for Fulbright Specialist Program

Mary Beth Rauktis will work with the faculty and students at Don Bosco University in Assam, India.

  • Global
  • Faculty
  • School of Social Work
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Pitt team takes third place at Emory University Global Health Case Competition

Forty teams participated, representing institutions from around the world.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Global
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Pharmacy
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Nationality Room scholarships for summer study abroad are back

This year’s 46 recipients will travel to Ghana, Italy, Guam and elsewhere for immersive global learning experiences.

  • University News
  • Global
  • Students
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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A new partnership will help support the Afghanistan Project at Pitt

The Open Society University Network has identified the Center for Governance and Markets program as a critical partner in resettling at-risk Afghan scholars.

  • University News
  • Global
  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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Gemma Marolda receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar award to Italy

Marolda will conduct research and be a guest lecturer at the University of Bari as part of a project to study European migration policies and practices in the Central Mediterranean.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Global
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Author Kerry Brown to lecture on the history of Taiwan

Brown will speak on his book “The Trouble with Taiwan: History, the United States and a Rising China.”

  • Innovation and Research
  • Global
  • Asian Studies Center
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Attend an exposition of Luso-Brazilian culture

The expo will feature arts, music and information about the Portuguese-speaking world.

  • University News
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
Tymofiy Mylovanov in a suit

A month into the war on Ukraine, 'We fight. We resist the conflict'

Pitt economics professor Tymofiy Mylovanov shared updates from Ukraine.

  • Global
  • Faculty
  • Ukraine
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In the news: 7 Pitt people on Ukraine

Pitt experts and students have shared their stories about the war in The Wall Street Journal, CNN and other media outlets.

  • Global
  • Faculty
  • Students
  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Science
  • Ukraine
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At this Sampsonia Way Magazine event, hear about ‘The Everyday Pandemic’

The daily toll of life through the COVID-19 pandemic will be told from the perspective of writers and artists who are familiar with the experience of isolation and exile.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • Our City/Our Campus
Colorfully decorated Psyanky eggs

Get ready for spring with Pitt Nationality Room tours

Psyanky eggs in Ukraine, tulips in Turkey: Learn how nine cultures celebrate the season during special tours March 18-19.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Decoy proteins could protect people from a deadly mosquito-borne virus

Pitt researchers received $14.5 million from the Department of Defense to fight viruses that cause brain infections and could be used in biowarfare.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Global
Maureen Lichtveld wearing red sweater with blue and gold Pitt pin

Translate science into action with the dean of public health

Maureen Lichtveld was the youngest and first female physician to work directly in the Amazon rainforest. Join her on a study abroad program there this summer.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Global
  • Students
  • School of Public Health
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Support Ukraine at this March 4 fundraising event

Stop by the fundraising event from 1:30-2:30 p.m., at the Pitt Global Hub on the first floor of Posvar Hall. Donations will be used to support the Ukrainian people.

  • Global
  • Our City/Our Campus
Kathryn Nesbitt talking to soccer player on the field

Meet the Pitt-trained chemist shattering global glass ceilings as a soccer referee

Last year, Kathryn Nesbitt became the first woman to referee a men's World Cup match.

  • Global
  • Alumni
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Learn about Ukraine's resilience and its history with Russia through these 4 songs

One way to better understand a country's culture and past is through popular music, says Pitt professor and ethnomusicologist Adriana Helbig.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Ukraine
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The University of Pittsburgh issues a statement of support for Ukraine

“We stand in solidarity with the Ukrainian people, and for the scholarly and research communities there,” wrote Ariel Armony, vice provost for global affairs.

  • Global
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Ukraine
Jennifer Murtazashvili wearing black sweater

Hear from Kyiv during a virtual panel discussion

Pitt’s Jennifer Murtazashvili is hosting a virtual conversation with members of the Kyiv School of Economics at 3 p.m. ET on Monday, Feb. 28.

  • Global
  • Faculty
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Scenes in Ukraine, from a Pitt economics professor

Tymofiy Mylovanov, former Ukrainian minister of economic development, trade and agriculture, shared his firsthand account from Kyiv after Russia invaded Ukraine.

  • Global
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Ukraine
Gabby Yearwood wearing grey suit with patterned blue bowtie

This Pitt anthropologist studies race, class and sports. Here’s what he thinks about the 2022 Olympics.

Gabby M.H. Yearwood turned his experience as the only Black kid on the ice rink into a career of thinking critically about the cultural importance of sports.

  • Global
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences