Post Tagged with: "global"

Virtual Silk Road Connects Uzbekistan and OHIO English as Second Language Initiative

The Andijan State University collaboratorsThe Andijan State University collaborators

OHIO’s OPIE and Andijan State University Collaborate on Online English Program  in 2020-21 For nearly two millennia, the trade route called the Silk Road connected the East and West. The Ohio Program of Intensive English and Uzbekistan’s Andijan State University didn’t let a pandemic stop their collaboration. Just as ideas were […]

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March 8, 2021 at 8:19 pmNews

Geography Students in Ohio, Kenya Probe Global Environmental Change

Courtesy of Global COIL Initiative 
Ohio University students Benjamin Bryan and William Bloomfield, at right, collaborate with Kenyatta University students Gentrix Gathoni and Margaret Maina, at left, on a project focused on global environmental change.

From Ohio University News Geography students in Ohio and Kenya are learning skills of international collaboration to address pressing issues of global environmental change within different regional contexts. Supported by OHIO’s Global COIL Initiative, students from Ohio University and Kenyatta University worked in small groups to identify regional drivers, impacts […]

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October 9, 2020 at 9:06 amNews

State Department Selects Phillips to Help Develop Nationwide Writing Network in Brazil

Dr. Talinn Phillips

The U.S. State Department announced the selection of Dr. Talinn Phillips of Ohio University for an English Language Specialist project focusing on developing a nationwide writing center network in Brazil at the Federal University of Paraná. Read more at OHIO News. Phillips is part of a select group, as her […]

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October 5, 2020 at 12:07 pmNews Research

Spring Break Study Abroad in Northern Ireland Virtual Info Session, Oct. 20

Students visit the Omagh bombing memorial site with Michael Gallagher, chairperson of the Omagh Self Help and Support Group. Gallagher advocates nationally and internationally for a public inquiry into the bombing.

Join Program Director Dr. Haley Duschinski, Associate Professor of Anthropology, and Larry Hayman, Esq., CLJC Pre-Law Advisor, for a virtual information session on Oct.20 from 10 to 11 a.m.  The trip plans to resume in Spring 2022. Join the Oct. 20 session. Read more about past students’ experiences on the trip. […]

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October 2, 2020 at 7:15 pmEvents

Students Invited to First Virtual Global Opportunities Fair, Oct. 19-23

Bobcats: Near and Far, the first-place photo from the 2018 International Education Week Photo Contest by Elayna Levison.

From Ohio University News Ohio University students interested in learning more about study away experiences are invited to attend the first virtual Global Opportunities Fair. The annual fair is traditionally one day, but this year will feature an array of virtual info sessions starting on Monday, Oct. 19, and running […]

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October 2, 2020 at 6:30 pmAnnouncements News

Bikowski Awarded Second U.S. State Department Grant for Online Course

Dr. Dawn Bikowski

Dr. Dawn Bikowski has been awarded another grant by the U.S. State Department to develop and teach an online course for the Online Professional English Network (OPEN) program. The grant, for $60,000 and running from March to December 2020, is for a six-week course titled “English for Tourism Professionals.” Bikowski […]

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July 29, 2020 at 10:34 amResearch

State Department Awards Bikowski Certificate of Appreciation for Online Education

Dr. Dawn Bikowski

Dr. Dawn Bikowski was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation by the U.S. State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for her and her team’s work on developing and running online courses for the American English E-Teacher Program, which is changing its name to the Online Professional English Network: OPEN). Bikowski […]

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July 29, 2020 at 10:26 amNews