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  1. Ohio State among Peace Corps’ 2020 top volunteer-producing schools

    Apr 10, 2020

    The Ohio State University has ranked No. 6 among large schools on the Peace Corps’ list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in 2020. There are 62 Buckeyes currently volunteering in countries around the world.

    The university held strong at its No. 6 spot from last year’s ranking on the annual list. Consistently ranked in the top 10 for the last eight years, Buckeyes have shown their commitment to helping people in interested countries meet their need for trained men and women. The university is among three Ohio schools on the list this year.  

  2. Ohio State Ranks 5th on Top Peace Corps Producing Universities in 2019

    Mar 21, 2019

    The Peace Corps has announced that Ohio State ranked No. 5 among large schools on the agency’s 2019 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 62 Buckeyes currently volunteering worldwide. Since the agency’s founding in 1961, 1,883 Buckeyes have served in communities around the world.

  3. CFAES team awarded project to establish partnership with university in Kazakhstan

    Feb 25, 2019

    The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) was recently awarded a grant from the American Councils on International Education, with support from the U.S. Embassy in Astana, to establish a partnership between The Ohio State University and Kazakh National Agrarian University (KazNAU) in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

  4. Leadership Delegation from Zamorano University, Honduras, visits CFAES

    Feb 15, 2019

    Six faculty from Zamorano University in Honduras visited the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) from February 12-14 to strengthen research, student internships and service-learning collaborations with The Ohio State University.

  5. CFAES Advances Links with Zamorano University in Honduras

    Dec 17, 2018

    Dr. Mark Erbaugh, Director of International Programs in Agriculture, and Dr. Luis Cañas, Associate Professor in the Department of Entomology, traveled to the Pan-American School of Agriculture – popularly referred to as Zamorano University - in Honduras from December 6 – 12, 2018, to reaffirm and strengthen existing linkages on behalf of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). 

  6. Office of International Affairs Releases Report for Strengthening the University's Success in the Fulbright Scholar Program

    Nov 27, 2018

    In 2016, The Ohio State University's Office of International Affairs partnered with the Office of Research and Planning to assess the Fulbright Scholar Program. On November 26th, the Office of International Affairs released a full-length report detailing the findings of the study and outlining recommendations going forward.

    A total of 360 Ohio State faculty and staff participated in the study's survey and focus groups, of which 39 of those participants represented the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). 

  7. CFAES signs Memorandum of Understanding with Northeast Forestry University, China, in commitment to sustainability

    Oct 11, 2018

    The School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR), on behalf of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Northeast Forestry University (NEFU), located in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province of China.

  8. IPM Project Saves Money for Kenyan Farmer

    May 9, 2018

    Moses Ruendo is a tall Kenyan who has been farming for most of his life in Chuka County, Kenya – located in the rural Kenyan highlands. When the government sponsored an irrigation project, he hoped to stabilize production and get neighboring growers together to market their vegetable crops. But it was not so easy.

  9. CFAES Faculty and Students Awarded $25,000 to Pursue Global Research Initiatives

    May 7, 2018

    The Office of International Affairs awarded nearly $150,000 as part of its 2017-2018 Academic Enrichment Grant competition, which supports faculty and students' international research.

  10. CFAES Faculty, Students, and Alumni Represent Ohio State at 2018 AIAEE Conference

    Apr 26, 2018

    Eight faculty, students, and alumni in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) recently participated in and presented at the Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education (AIAEE) Conference in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, held from April 16 – 20, 2018.

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