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Education Abroad News

OHIO scholarship recipients 1964 600pxEstablished in 2016 by the Office of International Affairs in collaboration with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the OH-IO Education Abroad Scholarship supports underrepresented and diverse student access to Ohio State education abroad programs. The scholarship competition resulted in 10 first and second year students from the Young Scholars Program selected to receive a $2,000 scholarship to apply toward an Ohio State education abroad program of their choice.

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kpassinoKevin Passino, professor of electrical and computer engineering and director of the Humanitarian Engineering Center, is the recipient of a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant by the U.S. Department of State.

Passino traveled to Colombia and was affiliated with the Universidad de Narino in Pasto and Universidad Autonoma Occidental in Cali in the summer term 2017. The title of Passino’s research is “Humanitarian Engineering Education,” and his overall goal was to teach about humanitarian engineering and learn from Colombians about the development of their country.

In Colombia, Passino taught free Humanitarian Engineering: Engineering for Sustainable Community Development short courses that covered community development and humanitarian technology.

Passino will participate in programs in 2019 with each affiliated university in Colombia.

18298467 306247463137694 60852251995930624 nEducation abroad allows you to earn academic credit, fulfill requirements in your major, minor or elective coursework; experience hands-on learning and gain invaluable intellectual insight. The Office of International Affairs offers a myriad of education abroad programs for students to choose from, so you can find the one that's the right fit for you. There are several education abroad programs with deadlines occurring in February. Read more to explore these faculty-led programs and be sure to submit your application on time. To learn more about semester-length semester programs, use the education abroad search tool.


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  • International Student Celebration Week, February 19 -25

    International Student Celebration Week will take place February 19 – 25 with events scheduled throughout the week to highlight the many university resou ...

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Education Abroad Profile

Resident director, David Adams, and students on the London Eye

Resident Director Profile: David Adams

David Adams, Lima campus Department of English associate professor, served as resident director for the study abroad program, Global May Britain: Introduction to the History, Politics and Culture o ...

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