Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

When Byong Hyon Kwon left South Korea to attend Pitt, he found a wealth of knowledge and new ideas. What he brought home helped to transform his country. Pitt Magazine profiles Kwon and nine other alumni making an impact in South Korea.
Kate Koenig
Undergraduate student Kate Koenig created the "I Am_" Project to chronicle the lives of transgender young people through in-depth Q&A interviews and photos. Her work was awarded the Iris Marion Young Award for Community Engagement.
female and male students with a trophy
Seventeen teams of student entrepreneurs vied for $4,000 in cash awards in the Blast Furnace student idea accelerator’s Demo Day...
Gesell in a black jacket and pink shirt
Young people are donating more money, time and gifts to charity as it becomes easier through social media and online campaigns like #GivingTuesday — the philanthropic response to the consumerist Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.
Hernandez
Pitt Vets members reach out beyond the University campus to serve the community and region while also helping student veterans adjust to college life.
The weeklong celebration includes dozens of events, workshops, musical performances, panel discussions, exhibitions and special guest speakers, focusing on the theme of displacement.
Frances Hesselbein
The Graduate School of Public and International Affairs will be home to the forum, named for Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and Pitt alumna Frances Hesselbein.