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Global Adventure - Food Fair
CFAES Voyagers and Global Engagement have partnered to host Global Adventure Food Fair on Wednesday, April 11 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. in the Agricultural Administration Auditorium (2120 Fyffe Road).

Come enjoy food samples from around the world and learn about the agricultural products used to make them. 

A short ride on the CLN, CLS and North Express CABS lines to the Ag Campus stop will take you there, or you can drive and park nearby.

Entry to the event is free!
Apply for the Global Internship Program
The China Gateway is accepting applications for the Global Internship Program, a non-credit bearing program that focuses on providing professional opportunities to Ohio State students from May to August in China. Selected student interns will be provided with internship experience, networking opportunities with local alumni and online professional training course on Carmen. There is no cost to participate in the program but students are responsible for their own transportation and accommodation expenses. The Global Internship Program is only open to Chinese students at this time.

Students interested in applying for summer internships or more information about available job postings in China can email the China Gateway office or follow China Gateway's WeChat, OhioStateChina.
Reading Day with Global Engagement
Global Engagement will be hosting a special event for Ohio State's Reading Day on Tuesday, April 24. We will have snacks and coffee available staring at 10 a.m. until supplies last in 160 Enarson Classroom Building.

Room 100 will also be available until 9 p.m. as a designated study area for students looking for a quiet place to prepare for exams. 

Students are welcome to visit the Office of International Affairs during reading day to study or take a break!
Brazil Gateway Event at TRISM
The Brazil Gateway team invites students, alumni, faculty, partners and friends to celebrate all things Brazilian, network with the Brazilian community on campus and have fun with Brazilian music, refreshments and cultural presentations. 

Get involved with the Brazilian Student Association (BRASA) and discover Portuguese courses at the Center of Latin American Studies and the Department of Portuguese and Spanish. The event will take place at TRISM on Thursday, April 12, 5 - 8 p.m. 
Global Engagement Film Series
The Office of International Affairs collaborates with the Gateway Film Center to host a monthly international film series. Students have the chance to view films from around the world for free! 

April's feature  will be shown on Wednesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Gateway Film Center.

Students do not need to register for the event, but plan on coming early because t he first 30 students will receive free popcorn and soda!  Admission is FREE for students with a BuckID and offered at regular price to the public.

Contact  Renée Bishai with questions.
Global Engagement Night - Guest Speaker on Service Projects
On April 10 at 6 p.m. in 160 Enarson Classroom Building, Global Engagement Night will feature a conversation about service projects in Tanzania with Professor Nelson Ishengoma of the University of the Dodoma.

A sociologist and a social anthropologist in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Dodoma, Dr. Ishengoma's research interests include social transformation, environmental and natural resource use and management, sexual and reproductive health, and gender and violence. 

The instructors and facilitators of the  Sustainable and Resilient Tanzanian Community service learning abroad program Mary McLaughlin and Dr. Joseph Campbell will join in the conversation. Last year Ohio State students worked with the people of Marwa Village in Northern Tanzania to build a rainwater harvesting system. Dr. Ishengoma's students from UDOM joined the Buckeyes and will do so again this coming May, 2018.

Snacks will be provided.
 
Visit  go.osu.edu/GlobalEngagementNight to see the full schedule and a list of topics for spring semester.
Final Days to Reserve Your Summer Storage - Box Delivery Begins April 17
Zippy Shell Columbus is a sponsor of OIA
International students wondering what to do with your belongings over the summer should take advantage of Zippy Shell storage options.

Zippy Shell Greater Columbus will be at Ohio State for the third consecutive year to present ZippyU storage options. Regardless of whether you live on campus or off, Zippy Shell offers one special price for all summer storage. 

Zippy Shell offers free, on-campus pickups and redeliveries, including during weekends, at an affordable price with no registration fees. Those interested can reserve before April 17, when boxes will be delivered to students, or leverage the alternate box drop-off scheduled for April 21. Orders received after April 21 will need to have box kits collected at any of the designated pickup locations and times, detailed in the Summer storage move-out pickup schedule that starts April 23 - be sure to bring a copy of your sales order. 

Open House for the On Campus Food Pantry
Buckeye Food Alliance, the student-led On Campus Food Pantry is hosting an Open House on Wednesday, April 11, from 4 - 6 p.m.  The Food Pantry is located in 150 Lincoln Tower. 

Guests will have the opportunity to tour the pantry and learn ways to support Buckeye Food Alliance and the On Campus Food Pantry. The Open House is for staff, faculty, students and the community so please feel free to invite others who may be interested. 

Light refreshments will be provided.
Opportunity for Chinese Graduate Students
The  U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium (FPC) is an exclusive four-day program designed to provide 75 of the best and brightest Chinese graduate students studying at colleges and universities from across the United States a deeper and more nuanced understanding of the complex forces that shape American foreign policy and the U.S.-China relationship.

The 2018 FPC will be held from May 29 to June 1 in Washington D.C. at The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs.

Through site visits, lectures and discussions, FPC participants leave the program better equipped to play productive, well-informed roles in the future management of Chinese policy vis-à-vis the United States.  

To learn more about the program, interested students can go to the  FPC website to read FPC alumni profiles, see a  sample agenda and check out the  FPC FAQ document for more details about this unique opportunity to interact with key players in the American foreign policy arena.

FPC Costs:
  • $250 participation fee includes accommodations (four nights in a hotel), meals and local transportation
    • Apply by April 16 to receive a $50 discount and only pay a $200 participation fee
  • Participants are responsible for all travel costs to and from FPC
  • A limited number of need-based scholarships are available (more information will be provided to accepted participants)
Around Campus
Raised on Injera
5 p.m., Hitchcock Hall
Join @ EESOatOSU in celebrating Eritrean and Ethiopian culture!
Chinese Culture Show 
6:30 p.m., 200 Campbell Hall
All students are invited to celebrate Chinese culture. This event is hosted by the Chinese Students and Scholars Society
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