Feature Stories

International Exchange Visitors were invited to a focus group to discuss questions relating to the scholar’s academic life, preparedness to coming to OSU, and challenges faced while in the United States.

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President Edward Ray and Provost Sabah Randhawa held a reception honoring international faculty and visiting scholars during International Education Week 2013.

Past international researcher, Rodrigo da Silva Marques, returns to OSU as a fully funded PhD student. Learn how the Exchange Visitor program created the opportunity for Rodrigo to gain experiences and contribute to his academic growth.

Lauren Zimbelman, the International Scholar and Faculty Services Program and Event Coordinator, was busy this summer designing events and activities which involved international scholars, faculty, and interns in the Corvallis community.

Dawn Moyer with bagpipe player

What are the odds that out of six Fulbright programs designed for U.S. International Education Administrators, THREE would award an Oregon State faculty member from International Degree & Education Abroad (IDEA)?

INTO OSU classroom

Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) approval: Following a lengthy and detailed process, INTO OSU’s Academic English and General English Programs have been granted CEA accreditation, a 5-year designation, through August 2018.

Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Sujaya Rao's reflects on her time in Ecuador.  "Although I expected my Fulbright experience to be rewarding, I had not envisioned that it would be transformative on so many levels! The extraordinary help provided by farmers, students, and new friends, left deep impressions on me."

As a senior in civil engineering, Jordan Machtelinckx has long enjoyed the technical aspects of engineering which spur him to think; but, it’s the combination of applying engineering concepts to the social and cultural environment that really get him going.

Helen Walters has long been drawn to multifaceted opportunities. Evidence of this can be seen with her choice of studies, the BioResource Research major, which is designed to lead to a career in management, research or outreach. Study abroad, another inherently multifaceted opportunity had been one of her ambitions since high school.