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  • Partnership with Waseda

    Aiji Tanaka, president of Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, visited Ohio State on April 29 to sign renewals of international agreements between the College of Arts and Sciences and Waseda.

  • Birth Outcomes in Congo

    Marcel Yotebieng and Jesse Kwiek have been working to optimize HIV, Tuberculosis, and maternal and child health service delivery for almost two decades.

  • Buckeyes Cheer on Roma

    #BuckeyesAbroad on European Model of Sport study abroad program traded in their Scarlet and Gray for the Yellow and Red of AS Roma

  • Engagement Awards

    Ohio State – South Africa Antibiotic Stewardship “Train-the-Trainer” mentoring program wins 2019 Distinguished International Engagement Award.

Gateway News

We are proud to introduce the new Brazilian Student Association (BRASA) leadership at Ohio State.

Luana Lamberti is a fourth-year PhD student in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Her interests are in Hispanic linguistics and Afro-varieties of Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish. Lamberti served as vice president in 2018-2019 and now will be the organization’s president. During her vice presidency, she helped BRASA secure third place in the food competition at Taste of OSU.

Giovanna Tavares Decenzi will serve at vice president. She began her studies at Kent State University, where she was the vice president and president of the International Student Council and International Women’s Group, respectively. She was also the event coordinator of the Brazilian Organization at Kent State. Last year, she transferred to Ohio State and is studying marketing with a minor in organizational performance. Decenzi is also affiliated with Alpha Chi Omega on campus.

Vanessa Hart, who will serve at treasurer, is a fourth-year undergraduate student majoring in communications. Hart grew up in Jundiai, São Paulo and moved to the United States in 2011. She came here as an exchange student and fell in love with the country and culture. She is now working towards her career in communications with a strong interest in media and advertising.

If you want to become a member or stay up-to-date with BRASA, visit org.osu.edu/brasa or facebook.com/buckeyebrasa.

We previously highlighted different MBA student groups from Ohio State’s Fisher College of Business during their Global Applied Projects (GAP) program in Brazil. However, there were also Brazilian students involved in programs in other countries such as Brazilian MBA candidate, João Carvalho, who did his GAP in China, where his group advised the Diabetes Care business unit of Roche Diagnostics Ltd.

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International at Ohio State

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    International Strategic Planning Process is Launched

    The Ohio State University is set to launch an international strategic planning process in mid-April, which will result in an ‘International Strategic Plan 2020-2025’ to be presented to the Pres ...

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  • Global Health Project supported by $3.39 million grant

    Foodborne illnesses are critical global health problems, resulting in an estimated 600 million illnesses annually. Low- and middle-income countries bear most of the burden, largely due to ...

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