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Deadline quickly approaching to study European Immigration Crisis in Italy this summer

Payton Bucki, Content Editor February 26, 2024

This summer, Oakland University students have the unique opportunity to study the European immigration crisis in Italy. However, the opportunity to sign up for the program ends on March 4. Cathy Shafran,...

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International Education Director Alex Zimmerman discusses study abroad opportunities

Dayshawn Fields, Features Reporter February 7, 2024

The world is a place of endless opportunities. Oakland University students can explore these opportunities through a study abroad program.  Alex Zimmerman, the director of international education at...

Students explore the diverse ecology of Ecuador. Photo courtesy of Oakland University News.

Environmental exploration in Ecuador

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2023

This past December, Oakland University students were given an opportunity to embark on a study abroad trip to Ecuador to experience the natural beauty of the country firsthand. The trip allowed students...

Students who attended the Office of Global Engagement (OGE)’s coffee hour event were able to win free prizes, get free Starbucks coffee, learn more about studying abroad and even get a flu shot.

Office of Global Engagement arranges coffee hour at Elliott Tower

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor November 2, 2022

Students who attended the Office of Global Engagement (OGE)’s coffee hour event were able to win free prizes, get free Starbucks coffee, learn more about studying abroad and even get a flu shot. The...

Tiegs, professor for the Department of the Biological Sciences at Oakland University, employs field-based experimental and observational approaches in his research studies. 

Scott Tiegs’ study takes step toward understanding aquatic ecosystems

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter October 19, 2022

“Geographically separate ecosystems are often ecologically connected by flows of carbon and nutrients. Rivers receive nitrogen subsidies from the Pacific Ocean in the form of migrating salmon; streams...

Taiwan’s Premier Su Tseng-chang and Minister of Education Pan Wen-chung pose with NDHU President Chao Han-Chieh, Provost Ma Yuan-Ron, OU students and Dr. Chiaoning Su in Taipei.

Students reflect on OU’s first study abroad trip to Taiwan

Tori Coker, Content Editor September 14, 2022

This past summer, 15 Oakland University students embarked on the school’s first study abroad trip to Taiwan. This program is the product of collaboration between OU and Taiwan’s National Dong Hwa...

OU students learn tropical field ecology in Ecuador

Payton Bucki, Content Editor July 1, 2022

For the week of April 22 through May 2, Oakland University students traveled to Ecuador to participate in a week-long Tropical Field Ecology study abroad program. The trip allowed students to explore various...

French language and literature and creative writing double major, Malaena Caldwell.

People of OU: Organizational powerhouse Malaena Caldwell

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor April 13, 2022

When Malaena Caldwell’s study abroad trip was cut short due to COVID-19, she never expected that setback to help her find a new passion.  Caldwell is a senior at Oakland University preparing for...

The Study Abroad Expo on Thursday, Feb. 17 detailed various study abroad programs for interested students.

International Education hosts Study Abroad Expo

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter February 23, 2022

International Education hosted the bi-annual Study Abroad exposition (expo) on Thursday, Feb. 17 in the Oakland Center Habitat. The expo was open to all OU students to learn about the wide range of study...

OUs new Taiwan study abroad program will see students spending 12 weeks studying Chinese language and culture at Dong Hwa University.

OU introduces Taiwan study abroad program with Dong Hwa University

Tori Coker, Content Editor November 24, 2021

Students interested in studying abroad will now have the opportunity to select Taiwan as their destination, thanks to a collaboration between Oakland University, Howard University and Taiwan’s National...

Attendants were able to see their names written in different languages.

2016 International Night costume party

Robert Ogg, Intern Reporter November 1, 2016

Studying abroad or being involved in an exchange program can be an intimidating experience. Often times, those who go to school abroad are far away from home, surrounded by new people and immersed in a...

Interested students attended the Study Abroad Fair to receive information about scholarships and trips.

Students encouraged to go abroad

Jessica Leydet, Social Media Editor October 4, 2016

For some students, the hardest part about studying abroad is simply figuring out how to do it. Lucky for them, Oakland University’s Office of International Education held a Study Abroad Fair Sept. 27-28...

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