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Study abroad alum featured in MIUSA blog

April 7, 2016

The excerpt below is from blog entry entitlted Building a Career Through Volunteer Abroad published by Mobility International USA, April 2016.

 

Deadline approaching for graduate student research fund

April 7, 2016

University of Oregon Graduate School is encouraging master's and doctoral students to apply for the Oregon Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (Sylff). The deadline to apply is Friday, April 29, 2016.

GOC scientific conference in Gabon a success

April 5, 2016

The UO’s Gabon-Oregon Center on March 22-24 co-hosted, with the Gabonese Minister of Higher Education, a conference in Libreville, Gabon entitled “The Restructuring of Scientific Research and New Partnerships”. This conference, which was opened by the Gabonese Prime Minister, was attended throughout by the Minister of Higher Education, the Director of the Eugene Branch of the Gabon-Oregon Center, Ambassador Eric Benjaminson, and the Director of the Libreville Branch of the GOC, Mr. Francis Bivigou.

Alumni, community to discuss benefits of language learning

March 25, 2016

UO language experts, current students, and staff will join eight speakers as part of the Alumni Roundtable on Career Benefits of Language Learning on Thursday, March 31, at Gerlinger Ballroom, 4-5:30 pm.

The event is organized by the UO Language Council, in collaboration with the UO Alumni Association and Global Studies Institute.

The evolution of food culture in Mali

March 24, 2016

When it comes to cradles of agriculture, West Africa does not often get a look in. The Sahel is better known as a place of famine than of feasting, but it wasn’t always so, and even today the Bamana people of Mali have a rich food culture.

Researchers get lathered up over Shea butter's history

March 23, 2016

The butter is processed from the trees' nuts, which have been the focal point of research led by UO anthropologist Daphne Gallagher. Her team has been digging up the history of shea trees at a well-preserved archaeological site at Kirikongo in western Burkina Faso.

Message on Belgium Terror Attacks

March 22, 2016

We express our deepest sympathies for victims of the recent attacks in Brussels, Belgium. As always, University of Oregon's study abroad office, Global Education Oregon (GEO), has been working hard to make sure all our students overseas are safe.

We have one UO student who is studying abroad in Brussels and we have confirmed the student is safe. A student from a partner university, who is studying on our London program, was traveling in Belgium and we have confirmed the student is safe.

UO names first Frohnmayer Fellow for Oxford trip

March 18, 2016

Article by Caitlyn Kari originally featured in Around the O on March 16, 2016.

Clark Honors College senior Rachel Grant, a double major in Japanese and economics with a minor in Asian studies, has been selected to take part in The Oregon-Oxford International Human Rights Project as the UO’s first-ever Frohnmayer Fellow.

Freedom Fighter: Stricken by refugees’ plight, anthropologist gets involved

March 8, 2016

Story originally found in Cascade: Magazine of the UO College of Arts and Sciences by Jim Murez.

Ducks Abroad

February 25, 2016

Story originally in the Oregon Quarterly by Chloe Huckins.

International off-campus study is no longer a luxury for the few. With support from Global Education Oregon, more students than ever are gaining personal, professional, and academic benefits from studying abroad.

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