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The Brazil Gateway welcomed Ohio State representatives Bruce McPheron, executive vice president and provost, Gil Latz, vice provost of Global Strategies and International Affairs, Gates Garrity-Rokous, vice president and chief compliance officer, and Padmini Roy-Dixon, executive director of the Global Gateways and Partnerships to Brazil, February 10-13.

During the visit, the delegation met with longtime partners, Visagio, a management engineering company, the University of São Paulo and the Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture (USP-ESALQ), as well as potential new partners, Sinal do Vale, a sustainable solutions company, and Fermetec, an alcohol fermentation business.

On February 12, the Brazil Gateway hosted a Buckeye reception in São Paulo to celebrate Ohio State’s 150 years, the Brazil Gateway's fifth anniversary and the 55-year-long partnership with USP-ESALQ.

The visit to Brazil served to advance mutual understanding and strengthen the relationship between partners, alumni and friends.

GlobalGatewayGrantSponsored by the Office of International Affairs Global Gateways, the Ohio State Graduate School and the Council of Graduate Students, the Global Gateway Student Research Abroad Grant encourages and promotes the professional and academic development of graduate student researchers at Ohio State.

The grant provides financial support that allows students to undertake thesis or dissertation research abroad, and thus work toward the completion of their degree. Awardees also will assist the university pursue its strategic international goals by creating and bolstering relations with universities and other institutions across the world. All graduate students conducting such research abroad internationally this summer are encouraged to apply.

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Kelly Franz

Melissa Liang is a senior majoring in operations management who studied abroad with the Fisher College of Business Honors Global Lab program in Brazil during Winter Break 2019.

Through the Fisher College of Business Honors Cohort program, I had the chance to spend two weeks in São Paulo and Rio experiencing a variety of companies and cultural experiences.

We competed in a case competition with other Brazilian students and not only experienced new perspectives on life but formed life-long friendships.

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