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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. 

ShenzhenAlumniOn June 2, the Shenzhen Alumni Club and Hong Kong Alumni Club co-hosted the first 2019 Summer Send-Off in Nanshan, Shenzhen. About 40 incoming freshmen, parents, alumni and students joined the event. A Buckeye parent said, “We learned a lot from this event after hearing the great experience from the alumni and students. Ohio State has a strong alumni network, and I think my daughter made the right decision!”

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On May 16, the China Gateway welcomed Chris Miller from the U.S.-Chinese Business Council and Jen Li, Ohio State alumna, who currently works for NFL China, to talk to Ohio State students from the Fisher College of Business Operations Global Lab. Miller and Li talked about their personal experiences with Ohio State and shared their insights on doing business in China, especially under the current political climate between China and the United States.

Jeffrey Cohen, professor of anthropology, visited the South Central University for Nationalities in Wuhan, China, at the end of May where he lectured on migration, anthropology and research methods. He was formally welcomed as an adjunct faculty member in the South Central University for Nationalities School of Ethnology and Sociology and is advising program students as they investigate ethnic minority migration in China.