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Wilmot meets President of RwandaDuring her public health internship with the World Health Organization, The Ohio State University College of Public Health student Efua Wilmot (right) met President of Rwanda Paul Kagame. "It was important for me to study abroad because the issue of global health is of utmost importance to me. The merging of world health perspectives from developing nations and developed nations is a good means of providing a platform that will enable the international community and the world at large to easily and collaboratively tackle world changing issues. The world is getting more connected than before and for me, this exchange of knowledge and cultures has enabled me to think and approach problem solving issues holistically."

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O-H-I-O in Guizhou Province, ChinaLeslie Stoel and Connie deJong of the Department of Human Sciences, Patrick McAloon of Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, and Michael Hegedus, graduate of the Ohio State Chinese Flagship Program, show their Buckeye Pride in Guizhou Province, China during a visit to prepare for the Human Sciences May Session study abroad program on minority crafts.

O-H-I-O at the Great WallFour Ohio State dance students share their Buckeye pride on the Great Wall of China. Tammy Carrasco, Kelly Hurlburt, Leisa DeCarlo, and Alice Bacani are sharing American dances in China during spring break.

AZPAnnually, the new members of Alpha Zeta Partners, a leadership organization created by the college of food, agricultural and environmental sciences, travel to Brazil for six weeks, and attend a branch campus of the University of Sao Paulo, ESALQ, in Piracicaba, Brazil.

Class lectures are taught by Brazilian professors on matters regarding history, agriculture, government, culture and the economy of Brazil. Outside of lecture, students take tours of the country including soybean operations, apple orchards, sugar cane operations, factories and museums, as well as a nine day bus tour throughout various regions of Brazil.

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Pat Ross in ChinaFisher College of Business graduate Pat Ross shares his experience studying abroad at Peking University in China. “Studying in Peking University, China is the most extreme academic challenge I have faced but is wild, invigorating and encouraging. Every day we negotiate through chaos, confusion and miscommunications. Being outside of our usual academic environment exposes our vulnerabilities and highlights our centers of gravity. In class we are forced to pace against a variety high performers from unfamiliar institutions with unexpected perspectives. My circle of friends now spans the globe.” - Pat Ross MBA, Peking University (China), International Student Exchange, AU 2013 More info: Student Exchange - Outbound Students

Every summer since 2008, sociology professor Kazimierz Slomczynski has taken students from Ohio State to Poland for a unique study abroad experience. He sent in this postcard, "While we offer courses in both social science statistics and independent research, as part of studying social and political change in Eastern Europe, we take students from our home base in Warsaw to other Polish cities, including Krakow. Our group portrait is at Krakow’s historic Wawel Hill, on the premises of the Royal Castle and the Wawel Cathedral."

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Katie Kobrya, Kristen Kerrish and two tour guides share their Buckeye pride on the Great Wall in China

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine students Katie Kobrya, Kristen Kerrish and two tour guides share their Buckeye pride on the Great Wall in China near Beijing. "We were studying acupuncture during a two-week class on Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine at the Chinese Agriculture University," says Katie.

Szentendre, HungaryJessie Labov, an Ohio State assistant professor leading the Global May Hungary program, sent in this postcard. "Students in Szentendre (St. Andrew in Hungarian), in front of a memorial in the main square which is in Serbian and Hungarian. On the right you can see the handle of a pump for a working well — all throughout the town there are wells and fountains with great spring water."

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