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It’s a family thing!

In 1984, Brazilian siblings Samir Raffoul (BA in engineering), Samira Raffoul (BA in economics and political science) and Lode Raffoul (BS in agriculture) graduated from The Ohio State University.

“We are not triplets. I am the oldest, then Samira, and Samir is the youngest,” said Lode Raffoul. “Having three siblings study at Ohio State together in the '80s, with a family investment, was a memorable academic and multicultural experience. Still today we keep our acquired knowledge. All thanks to the generosity and trust of our late parents, Saliba and Theresa.”

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From September 11-20, Jane K. Aparecido, director of the Brazil Gateway, was on campus along with Phoebe You, director of the China Gateway, and Nikhil Tambe, director of the India Gateway.

Ohio State Global Gateway directors visit campus twice a year to connect with faculty, staff and students, discuss future plans and strategies with leadership of different colleges and departments and share what the Gateway team has accomplished in their respective regions abroad.

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Marília Chiavegato is an incoming assistant professor in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

My name is Marília Chiavegato. I am an agricultural engineer with a PhD in animal science. Last year, I applied to a position of assistant professor in agroecosystem management for food system resilience at The Ohio State University and was offered the position. The appointment is in the Departments of Horticulture and Crop Science (60%) and Animal Sciences (40%).

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International at Ohio State

  • 2015 Best in Show - Fire and Ice (Photography Paul Woo)

    2019 International Photography Competition Open

    All The Ohio State University students, staff, faculty, visiting scholars and alumni are invited to submit photos to the 2019 International Photography Competition. All photographs must be the orig ...

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  • Danielle Schoon and Melinda McClimans awards UITL grant

    UITL Grant Supports Tools for Evaluating Gains in Intercultural Awareness

    Danielle V. Schoon, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures and Melinda McClimans, Middle East Studies Center, were awarded a $2,000 Research and Implementation Grant from the University Instit ...

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