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    The 7th Annual One Health Summer Institute takes place May 15 - August 31, 2018.

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A step toward connections

One Step ChinaDance has the power to transcend language barriers and cultural differences. Ohio State students from historically African American and Latino fraternities shared their artistic expression in China as part of a U.S. Department of State cultural exchange program.

One Step ChinaThe Ohio State University has sent students to China as part of a cultural exchange initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. In 2015 and 2016, students of Ohio State’s traditionally African American and Latino fraternities and sororities have shared expression through step dancing with students in China, including those at Wuhan University, which has a long-standing partnership with Ohio State.

These exchange trips are organized by Bob Eckhart, American director of the Center for American Culture, a collaborative project between Ohio State and Wuhan University. The decision in 2015 to feature stepping led to a partnership with the Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male.

Read more about the cultural exchanges via the A step toward connections feature on the Ohio State homepage.

International at Ohio State

  • Jennifer Kue in Nicaragua

    Academic Enrichment Grants Awarded

    Thirty Ohio State students and faculty are the recipients of the 2017-2018 Academic Enrichment Grants, enabling them to conduct research over the next year in a variety of international locations. ...

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  • PDO Student Volunteers

    50 Chinese Student Volunteers Will Help Make Pre-Departure Orientation a Success

    For its sixth consecutive year, Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO) in China will provide incoming Chinese students the opportunity to get an early start on college ad ...

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