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International Student Featured as 'Outstanding Duck' in Daily Emerald

July 1, 2015

Sandra Benny, UO student from Singapore, was featured in a series of stories on 25 outstanding Ducks. In her interview she taalks about her career aspirations, her studies and experiences at the UO, and her appreciation for International Student and Scholar Services director, Abe Schafermeyer.

Originally published on April 30, 2015 in the Daily Emerald.

Hometown: Singapore

Year: Senior

Major: Family and Human Services

Dream Job: Ambassador to the United States

2015 Global Oregon Research Awards

June 19, 2015

The Global Oregon Initiative in the Global Studies Institute is a university-wide strategic initiative to enhance internationalization in the student experience, in research, and in our outreach to the state and the world. It blurs the boundaries among teaching, research, and community service. It establishes new synergies among all three to develop new modes of learning, and new ways for the university to fund itself and give back to the community.

UO student wins SEA Games marathon for Singapore

June 11, 2015

Editorial Note: This article first appeared on Yahoo News on Sunday, June 7, 2015

SINGAPORE, June 7 (Reuters) - As a marathon runner with ambitions of winning the gold medal at the Southeast Asian Games, Soh Rui Yong spent months preparing himself to combat Singapore's stifling humidity.

Create!'s Senegal Team Helps Install a Solar Water Pump

June 8, 2015

The Walo garden site now has a fully installed solar water pumping system! Omar Ndiaye Seck, CREATE!’s Country Representative in Senegal, is immensely proud of the accomplishments of CREATE!’s technicians, who worked with volunteers from Walo to complete the installation. Seck and his colleagues were even able to source all needed materials, including solar panels, the well pump, and customized installation equipment, from distributors and artisans located in Senegal. What an achievement!
 

UO gets six Gilman Scholars for fall, ranks 11th nationally

June 3, 2015

EUGENE, Oregon (June 3, 2015) – The University of Oregon received six Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships for fall and year-long study abroad students.

The UO now ranks eleventh nationally out of 332 colleges and universities across the U.S. in the highly competitive scholarship that helps students cover the costs of their study abroad program, research or internship.

OIA staff at international conference in Boston

May 27, 2015

Twenty staff members from the Office of International Affairs traveled to Boston, Massachusetts for the 2015 National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA) Conference this week. Representatives from International Student and Scholar Services are meeting with partner institutions and study abroad staff are unveiling GEO (Global Education Oregon), the merger of AHA International and UO Study Abroad.


OIA launches new Global Education Oregon

May 21, 2015

Please join us in celebrating the launch of the new Global Education Oregon website. GEO (Global Education Oregon) is the new UO campus study abroad office.

UO sends new Gilman Scholars abroad, ranks 12th nationally

May 4, 2015

EUGENE, Oregon (Originally published May 4, 2015, updated June 24) – A cohort of 13 University of Oregon students have been awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to fund their respective Summer 2015 study abroad programs.

The UO now ranks twelfth nationally out of 332 colleges and universities across the U.S. in the highly competitive scholarship that helps students cover the costs of their study abroad program, research or internship.

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