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KEZI: Chinese students donate to EMU project

June 9, 2014

This article and video first appeared in KEZI.com on June 6, 2014.

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s not unusual for the University of Oregon to receive large donations from alumni, business owners or large corporations, but they don’t typically come from current students.

The EMU, considered the hub of campus, is under construction right now. The project is about to get a big boost in funding thanks to two international students who say they really want to invest in the future of their home away from home.

Two UO graduate students earn prestigious Fulbright awards

June 6, 2014

Editor's Note: This story was first published by UO Graduate School news on Wednesday, June 4, 2014.

Two University of Oregon graduate students have recently been awarded prestigious Fulbright Awards for 2014-15.

University of Oregon joins Institute of International Education Coalition effort to double the number of students who study abroad

May 28, 2014

EUGENE, OR, May 28, 2014—The University of Oregon has joined the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade. The initiative is also focusing on increasing the diversity of the students who study abroad, ensuring quality, and removing barriers to participation. UO has committed to increasing the number of students who study abroad by 40% over the next five years.

Media on UO, OIA, flag display for the world

May 23, 2014

Local media spoke with Vice Provost for International Affairs Dennis Galvan about the upcoming World Junior Championships and UO Global Expo projects.

KEZI 9: Flags fly for World Junior Championships

UO’s Bassett, SOJC students win 2013 SPJ Excellence Award for whale story

May 23, 2014

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) announced this week the national winners of the 2013 Mark of Excellence Awards, recognizing collegiate work published or broadcasted during 2013.

The awards honor the best in student journalism. As such, judges were directed to choose only those entries they felt were outstanding work worthy of a national honor.

A group of UO journalism students, led by Professor Carol Ann Bassett, took first place in the category of online in-depth reporting for their multimedia project titled “Along the Route of the Whale.”

2014 Global Oregon grant recipients diverse, total grows

May 20, 2014

EUGENE, Oregon (May 20, 2014) - The Global Studies Institute and its Global Oregon Initiative are pleased to announce the 2014 Global Oregon Graduate and Undergraduate Research Grant awards and the Global Oregon Translation Studies Graduate and Undergraduate Summer Research awards.

New Global Corners scholarship to serve UO international students

May 20, 2014

EUGENE, Oregon (May 20, 2014) – The Office of International Affairs (OIA) has implemented a new scholarship program called Global Corners. A total of $100,000 scholarship funds will be available annually for promising international undergraduate and graduate students at University of Oregon.

The Global Impact of Food

May 19, 2014

This story first appeared in UO's Cascade magazine Spring 2014 edition. Cascade is a produciton of the UO College of Arts and Sciences.

Will transformations in food production destabilize China?

China now has 20 percent of the world’s population of seven billion people, but less than 10 percent of the world’s arable land. This lopsided equation is of special interest to Dan Buck, an associate professor of geography.

Segovia program student photo featured in CNN

May 14, 2014

AHA Study Abroad student Molly Lazaron snapshot of the Cathedral of Segoiva has become more than a memento, it has been featured in CNN's iReport Travel Photo of the Day.

 

 

Japanese translator Shibata, renown poet Suga to visit UO

May 12, 2014

Professor Motoyuki Shibata is Japan's leading translator of contemporary American literature and the founder of a Tokyo-based literary magazine, Monkey Business. He has translated the works of Paul Auster, Steven Millhauser, Stuart Dybek, and Richard Powers, among others. In 2010, Professor Shibata has received the Japan Translation Cultural Prize for his translation of Thomas Pynchon's Mason & Dixon.

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