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SethCrouserSeth Crouser, a medical student at The Ohio State University, completed training at Seth G.S. Medical College and King Edward VI Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, India from February 5-23, 2018.

At King Edward VI Memorial Hospital, Crouser worked with the department of Ayuveda under Nirmala Rege, head of pharmacology and therapeutics, and her team who has researched various Ayurvedic herbs and its effects on humans. At the Ayurveda Research Centre, Crouser was actively engaged in the research activities pertaining to the traditional system of medicine.

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DG 4The Office of International Affairs, the Graduate School and the Undergraduate Fellowship Office have combined efforts to plan a week full of events including, workshops, information sessions and open houses, to inform the campus community about the opportunities available through the Fulbright and Fulbright-Hays programs. All students, faculty and staff are welcome to participate in any of the Fulbright Week sessions held March 26 – 30, 2018. For details about events and a full calendar of Fulbright Week activities, visit go.osu.edu/Fulbright.

Julia Mattis takes in the view of Barcelona

Studio art major Julia Mattis is studying abroad at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain via ISA - International Studies Abroad. Julia is enrolled in four courses for spring semester and is finding time to explore other highlights of Europe.

Check out her photography blog for photos and stories of her explorations.

Learn more about studying abroad via the  education abroad program.

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Charlotte Fore in ParisMarketing major and French minor, Charlotte Fore is studying French at the Institut Catholique de Paris via ISA - International Studies Abroad for spring semster.

"This was from my first night right after I got into Paris. I was ridiculously jet lagged, but my roommate and I were walking around and eating crepes when we caught this amazing view of the Eiffel Tower at sunset."

More information about the ISA Paris, France: French Language & Liberal Arts at the Institut Catholique de Paris education abroad experience.

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Women Stem Roadshow 2Over 360 young women participated in nine Women in STEM Roadshow workshops in Delhi, Kolkata, Patna, Hyderabad, Kurnool and Aligarh, India, in February 2018. The goals of the workshops were to strengthen ties between the United States and India, create awareness for young women on higher education opportunities in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields and encourage more Indian students to consider higher education opportunities in the United States by interacting with university alumni in India and promoting Education USA.

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JazmynMustafaFreshman psychology major Jazmyn Agudelo-Mustafa is a recipient of a prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Agudelo-Mastafa is one of nearly 1,000 American undergraduate students from 386 colleges and universities across the United States selected to receive this scholarship to study abroad during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Agudelo-Mastafa will participate in Arcadia University’s STEM Summer Research Program in Glasgow, a seven-week program with a 240 hour research experience. The project she will be working on is supervised by Frank Pollick at the University of Glasgow in Scotland.

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DSC 0283The application deadline for the International Engagement Awards has been extended to Wednesday, March 7.

The Office of International Affairs has partnered with the Offices of Outreach and Engagement, Service-Learning, Student Life and Undergraduate Education to recognize faculty, staff, students and community partners with the University Outreach and Engagement Recognition Awards program.

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OHIO scholarship recipients 1964 600pxEstablished in 2016 by the Office of International Affairs in collaboration with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the O-H-I-O Education Abroad Scholarship supports underrepresented and diverse student access to Ohio State education abroad programs. The scholarship competition resulted in 10 first and second year students from the Young Scholars Program selected to receive a $2,000 scholarship to apply toward an Ohio State education abroad program of their choice.

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Taste of OSU 2018 Food Winner - Russian ClubWinners of the food competition, cultural exhibits and food tickets sold for Taste of OSU 2018 are announced.

Taste of OSU is an evening filled with performances on stage, cultural exhibits and food from around the world provided by more than 30 different international and ethnic student organizations on campus. More than 4,000 students, faculty and staff attended this year's Taste of OSU, which was held on Friday, February 16 from 5 - 8:30 p.m. in the Ohio Union.

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On January 25 the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs launched the Electronic Visitor Visa Program, eVisa, for those who hold a United States passport, and a few other countries. This new process of acquiring a visa electronically will be easier because applicants that meet the requirements do not have to visit a Brazilian consulate.
 
You can apply for the eVisa and obtain it online or through the app on your mobile phone or tablet. Provided all required documents are submitted correctly, visas are normally issued within 4 - 5 working days.
 
Another benefit is that the cost is lower than when applying for a visa at a consulate. In total, obtaining a visa through eVisa is $44.50 (visa fee of $40 plus a service fee of $4.24). The visa will be valid for up to two years, for a maximum of 90 days in-country per year. All major visa categories are covered: business, tourism, cultural and scientific programs, research activity and studies.
 
For more details on necessary documentation, FAQs and accessing the online form, please, visit the eVisa website.