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Vice Provost visits D.C. for the annual AIEA conference

March 3, 2015

UO Vice Provost for International Affairs Dennis Galvan met mid-February with colleagues from around the world for the 2015 Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) conference, in Washington, DC.

Love My Accent

March 2, 2015

While international students are away from home, there are many obstacles for them to overcome during their four years college life, such as language barriers and culture shock. As two seniors and international students, Mandy and Hailin initiated a project called “Senior Snap” to assist international students with the transition to US college.

Get the Vax

February 26, 2015

Get the Meningitis B vaccination at Matthew Knight Arena March 2-5. The vaccination clinics start at 10:00 each day. Bring your health insurance card. The vaccine costs will be covered by your insurance. If you don’t have health insurance, there will be staff at the clinic who will make sure that you don’t have to pay.

Matthew Knight Arena将于三月2日-5日向在校学生免费提供脑膜炎疫苗,接种时间是每天早上十点开始,请带上你的健康保险卡。

Out with the old, in with the new!

February 19, 2015

The Office of International Affairs would like to wish everyone a happy Chinese New Year. May the upcoming year bring happiness and prosperity. Welcome, Year of the Goat!

  • Lucky Colors: brown, red, purple
  • Lucky Numbers: 2, 7
  • Lucky Flowers: carnation, primrose
  • Year of Birth: 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027

UO ranked in 10 top for total Peace Corps volunteers

February 18, 2015

Editorial note: The full article can be found at Around the O

OIA message on UNC Chapel Hill

February 13, 2015

We at the Office of International Affairs were saddened to learn of the tragic and senseless violence that took place at Chapel Hill.  We stand in solidarity with our Muslim and Arab students in condemning these acts of violence and are available to offer support to any international students who may wish to talk, or have any concerns.

 

With sincere condolences,

Dennis Galvan
Vice Provost for International Affairs
University of Oregon

Engaging with Southeast Asia on Science

February 5, 2015

Editorial Note: The full article can be found at Voice of America

Stephen receives national, international awards

February 5, 2015

UO anthropologist Lynn Stephen has received two significant professional national and international awards. In March of 2015 she will give the Michael Kearney Memorial Lecture at the meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology in Pittsburgh. The award is for an outstanding scholar whose presentation will explore the intersection of three themes (migration, human rights, transnationalism) and with a specific focus on a contemporary issue or problem.

UO's NSRC works with AfChix to promote tech among women

February 4, 2015

UO’s Steve Huter, director of Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) has been working as an international partner with AfChix, a mentorship program that promotes technology learning and careers for African women.

The goal of AfChix and AfNOG is to create a vibrant network of African Women in Computer Science and related areas for the purpose of supporting each other.

Angela Joya, new assistant professor of international studies

February 2, 2015

Editorial Note: The full article can be found in CAScade Magazine written by Matt Cooper.

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