News / iSchool helps to create Telecommunications Program at Kosovo University


The School of Information Sciences (SIS) won a U.S. government-sponsored competition to help launch a telecommunications graduate program at University of Pristina and provide the recovering nation with the ideas and experts needed to rebuild its infrastructure following years of war and unrest. The three-year, $450,000 partnership was announced Aug.13 by the Washington-based organization Higher Education for Development (HED), which will oversee the $450,000 award Pitt received from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and coordinate communication between the universities and USAID. The iSchool will collaborate with Pitt's Center for Russian and East European Studies (REES). More.