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  • FAQs

    Answers regarding the new guidelines for international student advising and travel signatures.

  • You're Not Alone

    International students are invited to participate in this four-part webinar series to promote emotional and social wellness. 

  • Delegation in Brazil

    The Brazil Gateway welcomed Ohio State representatives February 10-13.

  • FLAS Fellowships Awarded

    Foreign Language and Area Studies grants awarded to 52 Ohio State students to support intensive language study.

Wondwossen Gebreyes

Wondwossen Gebreyes, DVM, PhD Diplomate ACVPM, executive director of the Global One Health initiative at The Ohio State University, was named an ACE Fellow for the 2020-21 academic year by the American Council on Education (ACE). Following nomination by the senior administration of their institutions and a rigorous application process, 38 Fellows were selected this year.

Since its inception in 1965, the ACE Fellows Program has strengthened institutions in American higher education by identifying and preparing over 2,000 faculty, staff and administrators for senior positions in college and university leadership through its distinctive and intensive, cohort-based mentorship model. Of the Fellows who have participated to date, more than 80 percent have gone on to serve as chief executive officers, chief academic officers, other cabinet-level positions and deans following their fellowship.

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The Office of International Affairs (OIA) has transitioned to providing services to international students via email and phone. These changes are based on university requirements that faculty and staff telecommute and only critical services be maintained on campus.

Immigration coordinators will be available by email (preferred) and phone Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to advise and respond to international students’ questions via email and phone through March 31.

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International at Ohio State

  • Download the Global Events at Ohio State App

    Students and scholars can now download the Global Events at Ohio State app to stay updated on upcoming events, sign up for notifications, add events to your calendar and access important r ...

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  • International student-athletes celebrating cultural diversity

    Celebrating cultural diversity within Athletics

    More than 1,000 Ohio State student-athletes compete on 36 NCAA D1 teams. Nearly 90 of those Buckeyes are international students-athletes who are competing at the highest level in their sport while ...

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