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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. 

A judging panel has selected 40 images for the 2016 International Photography Exhibition. View the exhibition via our Facebook Album and vote for your favorites by “liking” the images. The photo with the most likes in each category by Sunday, November 13 at 12 midnight EST will be the People’s Choice Award winners.

The 2016 International Photography Exhibition will be on display on the first floor of the Ohio Union outside of the Great Hall Meeting Room through the end of December. A special reception to honor all photographers who participated in the competition and to reveal our first, second and third place winners in each category as well as an overall “Best in Show” will be held at the Ohio Union in November.

This year’s competition had over 750 submissions from over 60 different countries in the categories of People, Places and Cultural Exchange. Over 300 photographers from more than 30 different home countries submitted photos. To view past International Photography Exhibition photos, visit oia.osu.edu/photo-contest.

The Ohio State University Hong Kong Alumni Club invites all Ohio State alumni in China to a special Buckeye Thanksgiving Dinner on November 25. The event will be hosted by the Asia Society (9 Justice Drive | Admiralty | Hong Kong) and will begin with drinks and mingling at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. The cost for the event is $200 for adults (ages 13 and older) and $100 for children (ages 3-12).

Please RSVP for this event by November 11 by emailing chiujack@hotmail.com or mazikta@gmail.com.

Peixuan Guo, professor in the College of Pharmacy and College of Medicine, visited China Pharmaceutical University (CPU) on October 18 to present to a group of faculty members and graduate students from CPU’s College of Pharmacy.

Guo, who is the first Sylvan G. Frank Endowed Chair in Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery Systems, spoke about, “A New Generation of Drugs from the Emerging Field of RNA Nanotechnology.” An in-depth conversation in the field of nanotechnology resulted from the lecture. To learn more about Guo’s research, visit pharmacy.osu.edu.