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Japanese Courses Led Clancy to Internship, Grad School, Career

Japanese Courses Led Clancy to Internship, Grad School, Career

Foreign languages always interested Jack Clancy ’14. But little did he know that his passion for the Japanese language and culture would reshape his entire career path. As an International Business major, Clancy knew that he wanted to become fluent in a second language. He chose to study Japanese in […]

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April 6, 2018 at 12:16 pmIn Class News

Two Students, Professors Join Sixth Year of Tsunami Volunteer Project in Japan

From left, in the foreground inside fish chute: OHIO Sophomore Nick Farris and Senior Ben Piper help to scrub clean the concrete fish-egg chutes at a local fish hatchery used to dispense fertilized salmon roe into a nearby river as part of the OHIO-IPU Tsunami Volunteer Project Project year six that took place on the Iwate coast on Sept. 24 and 25.

Ben Piper ’17 and Nick Farris ’19 participated in year six of the OHIO – Iwate Prefectural University Tsunami Volunteer Project in Japan on Sept. 24 and 25. Both students are currently on OHIO’s Chubu University Japanese Language Study Abroad Program in the city of Kasugai (near Nagoya) in Aichi […]

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October 17, 2016 at 11:46 amNews

OHIO Continues Post-Tsunami Relationship With Iwate Prefectural University

OHIO Continues Post-Tsunami Relationship With Iwate Prefectural University

Dr. Tomomasa Sasa of Iwate Prefectural University, Japan made his fifth visit to Ohio University on Sept. 8 and 9 to confirm the details of plans to bring nine of his students from IPU to OHIO next March for a short-term intensive English Study Abroad Program designed by the Ohio […]

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September 12, 2016 at 5:17 pmNews

Thompson Participates in Tsunami Relief Forum in Japan

Dr. Chris Thompson with a photo taken of participants in the 2015 September edition of the OHIO-IPU Tsunami Relief Project.

Dr. Christopher S. Thompson, Associate Professor and Chair of Linguistics, has been invited by Iwate Prefectural University in Morioka, Japan, to participate in a Tsunami Relief Forum on July 16-17. The purpose of the forum is to celebrate five years of successful tsunami relief collaboration activity between Ohio University and […]

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July 14, 2016 at 12:36 pmNews

OPIE Celebrates Graduation of 210 Students

OPIE Celebrates Graduation of 210 Students

By Erica Coffelt & Tetyana Dovbnya On Friday, Feb. 13, the Ohio Program of Intensive English held its second annual graduation ceremony to celebrate students’ successful completion of the OPIE program during the Spring, Summer, and Fall 2014 terms. More than 210 students completed their English studies during the 2014 […]

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February 16, 2015 at 4:00 pmNews

Tsunami Relief: What the People Need

Tsunami Relief: What the People Need

College of Arts & Sciences students and faculty made their third trip to Iwate, Japan, this fall as part of tsunami relief efforts. While the physical devastation remains, they witnessed the emotional devastation that still runs deep. This year, they joined in a water distribution project. “Two-and-a-half years after [the disaster], the […]

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January 28, 2014 at 8:46 pmNews

Japanese Governor of Hard-Hit Iwate Area Says Thank You for Tsunami Aid

Japanese Governor of Hard-Hit Iwate Area Says Thank You for Tsunami Aid

The Governor of Japan’s Iwate Prefecture, which was inundated by the 2011 tsunami and earthquake, said thank you to donors from the United States at a Thank You Tomodachi event in New York Aug. 26 with an evening of celebration and remembrance. The event featured words of gratitude from the Iwate […]

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August 30, 2013 at 2:48 pmNews