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Tracey Lindsey studying the culture of London"I feel that this experience has molded me into a more well-rounded person," explains Tracey Lindsey, a communications major who traveled abroad for the first time via the London Culture and City education abroad program organized by Knowlton School of Architecture. "I have gained knowledge about the culture and practices of the people of London. I have also gained a sense of independence as I learned how to navigate and be self-sufficient in a completely different country."

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safiyo mohamud 0214Ten Ohio State students have been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad or participate in an international internship program during summer term 2018.

More than 1,200 students from over 360 colleges and universities across the U.S. were awarded scholarships for summer term 2018. Gilman scholars receive up to $5,000 to apply towards their education abroad program costs with additional funding available for the study of a critical language.

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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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2017-2018 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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JayneTouatiJayne Touati, a senior international studies major, studied abroad for a semester in Madrid, Spain, during autumn 2017. 

"My favorite transformational moment was when I was in Barcelona on the day Catalonia attempted to declare independence. I had then realized that despite the probable failure of the independence movement, I was actively watching history being made and seeing these people believe their world was going to change." 

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