Events on Monday, October 16

Study Abroad Photo Contest

TIME: (All day)

LOCATION: Kimbo Arts Gallery

From 300+ photos submitted by students who have recently studied abroad, 30 amazing shots in six categories have been selected for display in the Kimbo Art Gallery.
Come and vote for your favorite image!

International Cuisine At Market Central

TIME: (All day)

LOCATION: Market Central Cafeteria

Join us each day during International Week for a celebration of international cuisine at Market Central cafeteria.

International Week Service Project

TIME: (All day)

In collaboration with PittServes, the International Week Committee is planning to conduct a service project to benefit the Pittsburgh community. Please check back in the weeks leading up to International Week for additional details about how you can be involved!

Study Abroad And International Certificates Information Sessions For Freshman Studies Classes

TIME: (All day)

LOCATION: 837 William Pitt Union

Each year during International Week, all Freshman Studies Program classes are invited to attend a 1-hour orientation to the many study abroad, certificate, and scholarship options available through the University Center for International Studies.

World History Center Open House

TIME: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

LOCATION: 3900 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

Please join us as we open our newly renovated space, introduce the new Center leadership, and talk about the year's plans. Light refreshments will be served.

Kick-Start Your Global Career With Passport Career

TIME: 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

LOCATION: 224 William Pitt Union

Interested in having an international career? Want to learn about living and working abroad or H1B employers? Come learn about this great resource on Passport Career and learn strategies and information on launching a great [global] career! This information session is open to all Pitt students, domestic and international. Snacks provided.
*This information session is part of Global Career Week during Pitt's International Week!

Mangyan People Migration

TIME: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The lecture will trace the social, economic, and environmental ecologies implicated in lived displacements and forms of recent and potential loss in the New Territories, Hong Kong and among the Mangyan people in the Philippines. It draws on over two years of extensive ethnographic research.

Speedfriending Event

TIME: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

LOCATION: Kurtzman Room - William Pitt Union

Whether you’re an international student looking to make American friends in Pittsburgh or a native speaker of English interested in meeting people from different cultures, this FREE event is perfect for you! If you’ve ever heard of “Speed Dating,” this is similar. The only difference is that the objective here is to make friends. There will be structured time for short conversations, as well as time for mingling and to enjoy refreshments. Join us for an evening of lively conversation, celebrating diversity, and the start of new friendships!

Fellowships, Scholarships, And Grants International Panel

TIME: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

LOCATION: Lower Lounge - William Pitt Union

Hear from a dynamic panel of students about their enriching educational opportunities, both domestically and abroad, with the support of fellowships, scholarships, and grants! In collaboration with CDPA and the National Scholarships Office, this program will feature diverse opportunities for students from research, foreign language study, and global opportunities [and many more!!] all while building up tremendous skills and experiences. Snacks and refreshments provided!

Brain Candy Podcast

TIME: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

LOCATION: Assembly Room - William Pitt Union

A Sugar Rush for your intellectual side, the ladies from Brain Candy, Sarah Rice and Susie Meister muse about their experiences with reality television, travel abroad, and everything in-between. Though perhaps best known for her reality TV show stardom, Pitt alum Susie Meister is well-versed in the global and social issues surrounding displacement . She has felt this first hand while participating on the MTV television show, Road Rules, where she spent months outside of her normal life and confined to adventures with strangers a Winnebago. She completed her PhD in Religious Studies at Pitt in 2014, and now works as a diversity trainer and activist against prejudice. She brings that expertise to her podcast with fellow reality star Sarah Rice, as they explore themes ranging from global travel to social media and everything in between.