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Faculty traveling to China are encouraged to notify Gateway director Phoebe You of their impending visit. The staff at the Shanghai office can help by facilitating focused networking, targeted recruitment and support for scholarly work abroad. The Gateways can also help identify accommodations and provide recommendations and general wayfinding. 

Best in Show - "Beneath The Glacier" by Steven HirschThe 2017 International Photography Exhibition on display in the Great Hall of the Ohio Union features 40 original photographs taken overseas in 26 different countries by 35 Ohio State students, staff, faculty and alumni. The exhibition features a wonderful selection of photographs taken in Austria, Cameroon, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, England, Faroe Islands, France, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Iceland, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mongolia, Nepal, Paraguay, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine and Vietnam.

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21510627890 .picRoman Skoracki, division chief of reconstructive oncological plastic surgery and professor of plastic surgery at the Ohio State Department of Plastic Surgery, and Ronnie Campo, associate executive director of destination medicine of the James Cancer Hospital, traveled to China from October 24-29. They visited Zhejiang University-affiliated Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital in Hangzhou. Skoracki spoke about  management strategies for postoperative lymphedema in patients with breast cancer at the 12th Annual International Academic Week at Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital. Campo visited Hangzhou Normal University and introduced the Ohio State cancer program. During their visit in Shanghai, Skoracki performed a surgery demonstration at Fudan Cancer Hospital, and gave lectures on the surgical treatment of lymphedema at Fudan Cancer Hospital and Zhongshan Hospital. They also explored the potential for faculty  exchanges, collaborative seminars and international conferences with hospital partners.

ChinaGatewayAerospaceWright Brothers Institute Professor and Assistant Vice President for Aerospace and Aviation Meyer Benzakein visited China from October 30-November 4. During his stay, he visited School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Shanghai Jiaotong University, University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute and Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics to explore collaboration opportunities for collaborative degree programs, students and faculty exchange and summer school program. Benzakein also attended the first GAID Global Forum in Xuzhou and spoke about the future of commercial aviation.