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Global Gateway GrantAll graduate students conducting research abroad this summer are encouraged to apply for the Global Gateway Graduate Student Research Abroad Grant.

The grant will fund applicants from a variety of disciplines who plan to conduct research abroad this summer, especially in locations where Ohio State has a Global Gateway office – China, India and Brazil – and where Ohio State hopes to have a more significant presence in the future – Ethiopia and Turkey. Successful applicants will be awarded a grant of up to $1,000 to assist with travel related expenses for research abroad. The application deadline is March 1, 2018.

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The Office of International Affairs is seeking volunteers for Taste of OSU 2018 on Friday, February 16, from 5 - 8:30 p.m. in the Ohio Union.

The event will feature more than 40 student organizations as they present international food, cultural exhibits and performances. Volunteers are needed for tasks including check-in, distributing programs and clean up assistance. The deadline to register is January 24.

Additionally, volunteers are needed for event photography. Students interested in photographing the event can apply online.  

Best in Show - "Beneath The Glacier" by Steven HirschThe 2017 International Photography Exhibition on display in the Great Hall of the Ohio Union features 40 original photographs taken overseas in 26 different countries by 35 Ohio State students, staff, faculty and alumni. The exhibition features a wonderful selection of photographs taken in Austria, Cameroon, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, England, Faroe Islands, France, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Iceland, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mongolia, Nepal, Paraguay, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine and Vietnam.

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ChenAre you a graduate student interested in research conducted abroad by your peers? Join us to learn about graduate students’ research, their experiences abroad and the relationships built during their research on Thursday, January 25, 4-6 p.m. in the research commons on the third floor of the 18th Avenue Library. This symposium will utilize PechaKucha formatting which allows for 20 images with 20 seconds of background information by each student to help paint a picture of the significant international presence of each Global Gateway Grant awardee. Snacks will be provided. 

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IMG 1816The Global Gateways received a $50,000 grant from the U.S. Department of State to provide intercultural training and overseas opportunities for undergraduate students at The Ohio State University.

The Global Gateways, in collaboration with the East Asian Studies Center, are currently accepting applications from students to participate in a Global Leadership Academy at Wuhan University in Wuhan, China. Interested students will be tasked to design a project for student leadership development and implement this project during May and June with a cohort of eight to 10 student leaders each from Ohio State and Wuhan University in Wuhan, China.

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