The National Science Foundation announced this week that the UO’s Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) is the recipient of a $3,732,343 award...

Assistant Professors Karrie Koesel (Political Science) and Eric Priest (Law) have been selected as fellows for the 2014 Public Intellectuals...

Local and national media paid a lot of attention to the events and programs surrounding the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships. Eugene newspapers and TV channels offered robust coverage of all...

Centers & Programs

The Center for Asian and Pacific Studies is a research and outreach center devoted to promoting understanding of the Asia-Pacific region. Its...

The University of Oregon Confucius Institute for Global China Studies was initiated by the University of Oregon Office of International...

The Center for Applied Second Language Studies (CASLS) supports foreign language educators on the University of Oregon campus, nationally,...

The Gabon Oregon Center's mission is to develop collaborative research, education, and public outreach partnerships that link scholars,...

Global Oregon is a university-wide strategic initiative to enhance internationalization in the student experience, in research, and in our...

In 1987, Carlton Raymond Savage gave a generous gift of $500,000 on his own behalf and in memory of his late wife, Wilberta Ripley Savage, to the university to endow a visiting professorship in...

These consortia support collaborative research by UO faculty, graduate students, and their colleagues at other State of Oregon institutions to advance understanding of key world regions. Working...

Internationally oriented centers and programs that link closely with the mission of GSI and its member units.

The Center for Latino/a...

UO’s NSRC receives new NSF grant award

The National Science Foundation announced this week that the UO’s Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) is the recipient of a $3,732,343 award as part of the agency’s International Research Network Connections program.

The award is the largest active NSF grant to any academic department or center at the UO.

Two UO Faculty Selected as PIP Fellows

Assistant Professors Karrie Koesel (Political Science) and Eric Priest (Law) have been selected as fellows for the 2014 Public Intellectuals Program (PIP), the flagship program of the National Committee on US-China Relations. Twenty PIP fellows were chosen from a nationally competitive pool of emerging China specialists this year and tasked with helping to bridge the gap between China specialists and the global and domestic audiences eager to better understand the important issues in US-China relations.
 

Engaging with Vietnam Conference comes to UO

The University of Oregon (UO) will host the 6th "Engaging with Vietnam - An Interdisciplinary Dialogue" Conference, Nov. 6-7. The two-day international conference promotes the study of Vietnam and dialogue between diverse communities of Vietnam scholars.

This annual event has been held for five times since 2009 in Vietnam, Australia, and the U.S., co-sponsored by Monash University, Vietnam National University, and University of Hawaii. The Sixth Conference will be held for the first time at the UO.

Local media supports Global Expo projects

Local and national media paid a lot of attention to the events and programs surrounding the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships. Eugene newspapers and TV channels offered robust coverage of all Global Expo projects, especially the UO Ambassadors program and the placement of the Global Research interactive map displays.

Below are the links to last month’s media coverage of OIA’s projects:

KEZI 9: Flags fly for World Junior Championships

Flag Display and Sensitive Global Issues: An Educational Opportunity

This month, the Office of International Affairs-Global Studies Institute will display the flags of the visiting national delegations hosted by our community during the IAAF World Junior Championships. You'll see them draped on the upper edges of our campus home, Oregon Hall.

This is a gesture of welcome to the young athletes from around the globe, a way to bring the world to Eugene and the UO, a chance to showcase UO academic excellence through our Global Expo and a wonderful international learning opportunity.

Oregon Hall dressed-up in flags for world meet

As part of the UO Global Expo and to welcome attendants to the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Track & Field, the Office of International Affairs (OIA), with the help of facilities operator Michael Hanneson and his team, have dressed-up Oregon Hall with 214 flags representing the member delegations of the IAAF.

More than 2,000 international athletes from all over the world will compete in this year’s World Junior Championships to be held at historic Hayward Field, July 22-27.

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

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.

2014 Global Oregon grant recipients diverse, total grows

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.

GSI welcomes new affiliated units

The Global Studies Institute (GSI) welcomes three affiliated units to the GSI community. GSI Affiliates are internationally oriented centers and programs that link closely with the mission of GSI and its member units.

The new GSI Affiliates are Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS), Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC), and Cinema Pacific.

Each one of these projects brings a global focus and the voices of international faculty and staff into GSI events and projects.

UO sets new record for Gilman Scholars, ranks 4th nationally

EUGENE, Oregon (May 1, 2014) – A total of 18 students from the University of Oregon have been selected as Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship recipients for summer 2014—the highest number of recipients the UO has ever had in one application cycle. The UO now ranks fourth nationally in the highly competitive scholarship that helps students cover the costs of their study abroad program, research or internship.

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