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The Office of International Affairs, along with more than 30 Ohio State student organizations and Student Life Dining Services chefs, are coming together to prepare an evening of international food, exhibits and cultural performances for the campus community at Taste of OSU 2016, which is set for Friday, February 19 from 5 - 9 p.m. in the Ohio Union.

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This winter break, the Office of International Affairs is passing out limited free tickets for popular films at the Gateway Film Center. Starting this Wednesday, students can pick up a ticket voucher in 100 Oxley Hall for a screening on the following Saturday afternoon. Films will be announced on a weekly basis and movie times will be determined by the Gateway Film Center's schedule.
 
If you will be in Columbus over winter break and are interested in attending a free film, visit 100 Oxley Hall with your BuckID between Wednesday and Friday to sign up for the week's selected show. Film titles will be updated below as they are selected, check back each week over break to see which film is available.

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International students graduating Ohio State this semester, along with their friends and family, are invited to celebrate their achievement on Friday, December 18 at 3:30 p.m. in 150 Younkin Success Center.

All graduating students will be introduced at the reception and will be given the chance to share their future plans and favorite Ohio State memories. If you have a country flag, please bring it to the reception and display it with pride. A photographer from the Office of International Affairs will also be taking pictures, but guests are welcome to bring cameras as well. You can also view slideshows of previous graduation receptions here.

Please let us know if you are able to attend the reception, indicate the number of people joining you, and tell us about any outstanding accomplishments you've achieved here at Ohio State.

Gifty Ako-Adounvo appointed Assistant Vice Provost for Global Strategies and International AffairsWilliam Brustein, Vice Provost for Global Strategies and International Affairs, has appointed Gifty Ako-Adounvo as the Assistant Vice Provost for Global Strategies and International Affairs, effective December 1, 2015. Ako-Adounvo served in the interim position for the past six months before stepping into the permanent role. Previously, she held the position of Director of International Students and Scholars.

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Best in Show - Fire and Ice, the glacier lagoonThe 2015 International Photography Exhibition on display in the Great Hall of the Ohio Union features 40 original photographs taken overseas in 19 different countries by 36 Ohio State students, staff, faculty, visiting scholars and alumni. The exhibition features a diverse selection of photographs taken in 20 countries, including Australia, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Scotland, Tanzania, and Uganda.

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