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Awards for Excellence in Global Engagement ceremony closes International Education Week
OHIO's first ever International Education Week concluded with an awards ceremony for Excellence in Global Engagement. The Awards for Excellence in Global Engagement awarded three faculty, staff, and alumni of OHIO for their outstanding contributions to international education, global competency, cultural understanding and/or international programs at OHIO or in their fields and disciplines. The award recipients nominations by current and former staff and faculty who were then selected by the IEW committee.
Malaysia @ Ohio University kicks off International Education Week
The first ever International Education Week on campus was launched with a celebration of the partnership between Ohio University and Malaysia titled "Malaysia @ Ohio University Outreach: Celebrating Five Decades of Strategic Partnership." The guest of honor at the event was the Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhiyiddin Mohd Yassin, who delivered the keynote address.
Dr. Lorna-Jean Edmonds profiled by The Post
Vice Provost for Global Affairs, Dr. Lorna Jean Edmonds, was recently featured in the Post as a part of their ongoing series profiling new staff at Ohio University. Dr. Edmonds said her goal for the first few years at OU is to define and implement a strategic plan to take OU’s current profile to the next level.
Yamada International House celebrates Halloween 2013!
The staff at Yamada International House celebrated Halloween this year by donning some costumes and putting a scary touch to Yamada International House on October 31, 2013.
OHIO Lancaster | Pickerington to celebrate International Week
Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington is celebrating International Week November 12 – 15. This is the first year the event is being held on the regional campuses of Ohio University. The Lancaster Campus and Pickerington Center theme is "Conflict & Contact." The first event will be held on November 12 at 7:00 p.m. in Brasee Hall's Wagner Theater. Dr. Asma Mobin-Uddin is giving a presentation called "Women in Islam." The second event is a veteran's appreciation night on November 13 in the Raymond S. Wilkes Gallery for the Visual Arts in Brasee Hall.
OHIO to celebrate International Education Week Nov. 12-16
This year marks the 14th annual International Education Week (IEW), Nov. 12-16, which is co-sponsored by both the U.S. Department of State and Department of Education. For the first time, Ohio University will be hosting IEW at an institutional level, with events on campus every day throughout the week.
Ohio University enters MOU with Beijing university
Ohio University's academic reach around the world was extended on Oct. 15 when it entered into a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Beijing International Studies University (BISU) in China.
Comm Dev students discuss current issues in WOUB's Global Perspectives series
Several Communication & Development students have participated in WOUB's Global Perspectives series. Each video is comprised of OU students forming a panel to discuss world issues and the conversations surrounding them.
Vigil for Kenya
The African Student Union (ASU) in collaboration with the African Studies Program, the International Student Union (ISU) and other stakeholders had organized a vigil to offer support for the victims of the terror attack in Kenya.
Communication for Development Course for UNICEF Staff
The Center for International Studies partnered with the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in South Africa in August to hold a two-week workshop for UNICEF staff—the final stage of a six-month course on communication for development (C4D).
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