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UO students organize vigil for victims of earthquake in Nepal

May 4, 2015

UO international students have organized a vigil to remember the more than 7,000 victims of the Nepal earthquake and launch a fundraiser to help with rescue and relief efforts.

"We have more than 100 people who are coming for the vigil," says Anjani Lama, a UO international student whose village in Nepal was completely destroyed. "We have been working really hard doing fundraising for Nepal."

UO student receives Boren Scholarship to study abroad

May 4, 2015

UO student Megan Garland has been selected as recipient of the prestigious David L. Boren Scholarship to study in China.

Garland, a double major in Chinese and International Studies, will study at Nanjing University for the first half of the year and participate in an internship related to international diplomacy the second half of the 2015-2016 school year.

OIA message after Nepal quake

April 27, 2015

We at the Office of International Affairs were saddened to learn of the tragic losses due to the earthquake in Nepal over the weekend.  

We offer our thoughts and prayers to anyone impacted by this disaster and are available to offer support to any international students who may wish to talk, or have any concerns.


Dennis Galvan
Vice Provost for International Affairs

International Student Association wins Student Life video challenge

April 20, 2015

The White House is charging the nation to take ownership in ending sexual violence with the “It’s On Us” campaign. It’s on us to ask for consent; it’s on us to prevent, it’s on us to intervene; it’s on us to support survivors; it’s on us to create a culture of respect and stop sexual assault.

The UO welcomes new president Michael Schill to campus

April 14, 2015

This is a pivotal time at the University of Oregon.

With a new governing board, capital campaign and strategic planning effort, this great university is about to secure its rightful place among the institutions that embody academic excellence.

We welcome the next president of the University of Oregon, Michael H. Schill, JD.

Mr. Schill comes to us from the University of Chicago where he has been the dean and Harry N. Wyatt Professor of Law since 2010. We are ecstatic that Mike will join the University of Oregon community on July 1, 2015.

Associate Coordinator of the Mills International Center awarded Collaborator of the Year

April 14, 2015

Sara Clark has been selected for the Collaborator of the Year award by the UO Career Center in recognition of her extraordinary collaboration and support of the career development of UO students and alumni.

African Studies Program Scholarship for Study Abroad

March 23, 2015

The UO African Studies Program announced a $250-$500 scholarship for students participating in a faculty-led study abroad program in Africa (Zanzibar, Dakar and Media in Ghana) this summer. The scholarship is available to all undergraduates who are pursuing a minor in African Studies.

Applications are due Friday, April 3rd by 5pm. Scholarship recipients will be notified late April.

Prof Lynn Stephen: Delmos Jones & Jagna Scharff Memorial Book Award

March 11, 2015

Professor Lynn Stephen has received the 2015 Delmos Jones and Jagna Scharff Memorial Book Award from the Society for the Anthropology of North America for her book, "We are the Face of Oaxaca: Testimony and Social Movements".

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