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    Steven Hirsch, an alumnus, earned the Best in Show award for his submission “Beneath the Glacier” that he photographed in Iceland.

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Education Abroad News

2017-2018 Wolfe Study Abroad Scholarship RecipientsThe Office of International Affairs recently recognized the 2017-2018 recipients of the Wolfe Study Abroad Scholarship at the annual Wolfe Luncheon on April 19 at the Faculty Club. President Michael V. Drake, MD, other university leaders, the Wolfe family and representatives of The Dispatch Printing Company and the Wolfe Foundation, congratulated the 29 recipients. Students were awarded a $2,500 scholarship to help fund their individual long-term study abroad programs.

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IMG 37161 s9cj6lEducation 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 April. 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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Salome Fouts with Matt Schneider in UgandaSalome Fouts, senior lecturer and the director of African Languages at the Center for Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, has received the Provost's Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Lecturer. Fouts has served as a resident director for the Global May Uganda program for four years and is taking Buckeyes abroad again this summer.

Upon receiving the award, Fouts expressed, "I am very humbled by this award. I want to thank you all for your amazing support, encouragement and guidance through the years."

Visit Provost's Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Lecturer, 2018 for details about the nomination and award.

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  • 2017 Fulbright Reception

    2018 Fulbright Week at Ohio State

    This year's Fulbright Week at Ohio State will take place March 26 - 30 and will include events celebrating past recipients as well as a series of workshops and informations sessions t ...

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Education Abroad Profile

Shannarese Sims

Shannarese Sims

Sophomore health sciences major Shannarese Sims studied abroad in The Bahamas through the Office of Minority Affairs' Introduction to Study Abroad during Spring Break 2010.

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