The Ridgway Center will host the Paul Y. Hammond Memorial Lecture at 1:30 p.m., Thurs., April 2 in Ballroom B of the University Club.
The University of Pittsburgh will host a two-day conference to assess the threat of violent extremism and government policies for dealing with it Thurs., April 9 and Friday, April 10 at the Twentieth Century Club. The conference will bring together scholars and practitioners from the U.S. and Europe. To register, click here. To view a full conference program, click here.
The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs will host the 2015 Honors and Graduation Ceremony at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 23 in Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum in Oakland.
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How much of a threat are terrorist-inspired attacks to the United States and Europe? What are the best practices for preventing and responding to violent extremism and how can they be applied across countries? What role can local communities play?
These questions and others will be up for discussion at a free public conference hosted by the University of Pittsburgh. Titled "Countering Violent Extremism in the United States and the European Union," the conference will take place April 9-10 at the Twentieth Century Club, 4201 Bigelow Blvd., Oakland.
GSPIA/Pitt is ranked #19 world-wide in the 2015 Foreign Policy magazine rankings of the top 25 master’s programs for those seeking a policy career in international relations. GSPIA/Pitt ranked #16 among U.S. programs and #3 among programs at U.S. public universities, behind only UC-San Diego and UC-Berkeley. The full rankings are included in the January/February 2015 issue of Foreign Policy.
The University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs has been ranked 6th overall, and 2nd among public universities, in the 2015 Best Value Schools ranking of the 50 most innovative public service schools in the United States. The only schools that ranked higher were those at Harvard, Duke, New York University, Princeton and Rutgers.
The Matthew B. Ridgway Center will host the annual Paul Y. Hammond Memorial Lecture at 1:30 p.m., Thurs., April 2 in Ballroom B of the University Club. Dr. Scott D. Sagan, a renowned scholar from Stanford University, will present "A Dangerous Nuclear Future: Weapons, Energy, and Risk.
Deriving benefits from shale gas resources while minimizing the industry’s health and environmental footprint is an issue faced not only in Western Pennsylvania. Governments, industry, regulators, and communities around the globe are grappling with the same challenge.
To exchange information on public policies governing shale gas development in different parts of the world, experts from Europe, China, Argentina, South Africa, and the United States will convene March 18-19 for a public conference titled "Managing Risks in the Shale Industry: A Comparison of Policies Worldwide." Hosted by the University of Pittsburgh, the conference will take place in the Schenley Room of the Pittsburgh Athletic Association, 4215 Fifth Ave., Oakland.
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