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From the Appalachians to the Urals: Students from OHIO, Russia form neighborhood

Students in the Russia-OHIO Neighborhood

From Ohio University News A group of students from Ohio University and a Russian university spent their summer in a most unusual way—taking part in an extracurricular experience called the Bobcat-Crow Cultural Exchange Lab and moving beyond stereotypes to form their own neighborhood. Named after the mascots of the two […]

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August 18, 2021 at 5:24 pmNews

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

Krzic Quoted on South Korea Survival Boxes Sent to Peace Corps Alumni

Dr. Gerry Krzic

Gerry Krzic, director of the Ohio Program of Intensive English (OPIE) at Ohio University, was quoted in a San Diego Union-Tribune story headlined “S. Korea returns a San Diegan’s 40-year-old favor with a COVID ‘survival box’.” “The coffee brings back memories of the people you shared time with,” he said. […]

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December 30, 2020 at 4:37 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Krzic Uses Peace Corps Experience to Foster Understanding of Modern-Day Korea

Dr. Gerry Krzic

From Ohio University News Gerry Krzic, director of the Ohio Program of Intensive English (OPIE), never imagined the impact his time living in Korea would make on the rest of his life, but nearly 40 years later he continues to visit the East Asian region and leads an organization that […]

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December 8, 2020 at 5:44 pmNews

Krzic Authors Column in Korea Times about Peace Corps Volunteers

Dr. Gerry Krzic

Dr. Gerry Krzic, director of the Ohio Program of Intensive English at Ohio University, authored an article in the Korea Times headlined “[Friends of Korea] We left Korea, but Korea never left us.” Anyone who has spent time in Korea has probably heard of “jeong,” a concept characterized as a […]

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September 1, 2020 at 4:44 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Alumni News | Jambor Thriving in Japan English Language Program

Kevin Jambor at Chubu University, Japan

Ohio University alumnus Kevin Jambor has directed the Ohio Program of English Language Teaching at Chubu University for the last two years. Since 1990, OPELT has recruited instructors from Ohio University’s Ohio Program of Intensive English and Linguistics master’s program in a collaborative effort between the two universities. Jambor, who […]

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April 23, 2020 at 1:01 pmAlumni Uncategorized

Nakada’s Tale: Finding a Long-Lost Japanese Fishing Boat, Washed Ashore in Okinawa

Viewing documents related to the lost-then-found fishing vessel from Iwate: Masaru Yonashiro of the Kinjo-cho town hall, Koudai Nakada and Chris Thompson.

Koudai Nakada’s educational journey has entwined with Ohio University for five years, most recently tied to the incredible tale of a fishing boat that disappeared during Japan’s 2011 tsunami, only to wash ashore seven years later and 1,200 miles away. Nakada and Dr. Christopher Thompson are researching the unusual adventure […]

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December 1, 2019 at 5:13 pmAlumni News Research