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Pitt has been named a 2023-24 Fulbright Top Producer

Since the 2013-14 cycle, Pitt has earned this prestigious accolade nine times and has produced 114 Fulbrighters.

  • Global
  • Students
  • Alumni
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
A man stands on a rooftop overlooking the city of Havana.

How Jesse Horst is connecting students to the history and heartbeat of Havana

In part thanks to relationships he built in Cuba’s capital as a Pitt graduate student, this alumnus has created a competitive and immersive study abroad experience.

  • Global
  • Teaching & Learning
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Don’t miss Pitt’s Holiday Open House in the Cathedral of Learning

The annual event features nationality and heritage rooms decked in seasonal splendor, music and cultural demonstrations, traditional foods and baked goods and a visit from St. Nicholas.

  • Global
  • Pittsburgh Campus
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An alumna is Pitt's second Erasmus Mundus winner

Maria Anto will study children’s literature at universities around the globe as she earns a master’s degree.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Travel the world this October without leaving Pittsburgh

These five events put international art, voices and perspectives on display.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Global
Kerrigan holds up a rock. A foggy seaside cliff is behind him.

What mountains in Portugal can tell us about Pennsylvania’s geologic past

Understanding how mountains formed could help us predict future tectonic events and find minerals for electronics, says Fulbright Fellow and Pitt-Johnstown Associate Professor Ryan Kerrigan.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Global
  • Pitt-Johnstown
A portrait of Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili

Pitt’s Center for Governance and Markets was recognized for its work supporting threatened scholars

The American Political Science Association honored the center for its Afghan Asylum Project, Afghanistan Project and other efforts to assist refugees.

  • Global
  • Ukraine
  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
Bruce stands in front of a graffiti wall

Why public art is essential to community, from Pittsburgh to Paris

Associate Professor Caitlin Bruce studies how murals and graffiti vivify public spaces.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Innovation and Research
  • Global
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Children in red school outfits dance with a woman in a red collared shirt

How Pitt alumna Kakenya Ntaiya fights for the rights of women and girls in rural Kenya

The founder of “Kakenya’s Dream” earned the Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership's Exemplary Leader Award.

  • Community Impact
  • Global
  • School of Education
A map of Taiwan

An award-winning Pitt resource helps teachers and students understand Taiwan

The Centering Taiwan in Global Asia project provides lesson plans and other resources on the island’s rich history.

  • Global
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Asian Studies Center
A portrait of Michael Meyer

Meet Pitt’s first Berlin Prize recipient

Michael Meyer, a professor in the Writing Program, will present his studies on Taiwanese history to German audiences.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
the Cathedral of Learning commons room

10 Pitt students and alums are 2023-24 Fulbright winners

The announcement comes a year after the University was named a top producer of U.S. recipients in 2022-23.

  • University News
  • Global
  • Alumni
  • Students
  • University Center for International Studies (UCIS)
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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4 Pitt students earned Boren Awards to study language abroad

The recipients will travel to Croatia, Latvia, Montenegro and Tajikistan.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Innovation and Research
  • Global
  • Graduate and professional students
  • Undergraduate students
  • College of General Studies
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Three people in suits stand with a person in a colorful shawl and a person in a black shirt and green scarf.

2 Pitt people were honored during a celebration of global education

A faculty member highlighting the plight of domestic workers in Asia and an alumna safeguarding human rights in Nigeria are the winners of the 10th annual Sheth Awards.

  • Community Impact
  • Global
  • Alumni
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt’s Center for Latin American Studies joined an international consortium on Afro-Latin American studies

Universities from five countries will examine how African descendants contributed to Latin American history and culture.

  • University News
  • Global
  • Center for Latin American Studies
  • University Center for International Studies (UCIS)
A person stands in the wreckage of a city

A Ukrainian Pitt professor on the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion

Economist Tymofiy Mylovanov has been documenting daily life in the war zone. Here’s what he has to say about the conflict and the future.

  • Global
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
The Cathedral of Learning with Oakland in the background

Pitt has been named a top producer of Fulbright U.S. students for 2022-23

Meet the nine Pitt scholars in this year’s cohort.

  • University News
  • Global
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Education
  • Swanson School of Engineering
a protestor throwing a smoking object

Q&A: Sudanese writer RaMa on gender, revolution and democracy

Pitt students working in collaboration with City of Asylum interviewed the exiled activist about her work to free her home country from a cycle of undemocratic rule.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Firestine in a suit

Meet Pitt’s first Mitchell scholar

The prestigious scholarship will support Alex Firestine as he earns a master’s degree in climate change, agriculture and food security at the University of Galway.

  • University News
  • Global
  • College of Business Administration
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
a family standing next to a Christmas tree

Go behind the scenes as Pitt’s Nationality Rooms are decorated for the holidays

Tours begin Nov. 25, and the annual open house will be held in person on Dec. 4 after a two-year hiatus.

  • Global
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Nationality Rooms Program and Intercultural Exchange