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  1. 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). 

  2. 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). 

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. CFAES Graduate Students Selected for Distinguished Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security

    Apr 4, 2018

    Two graduate students in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) have been selected to participate in the 2018 U.S. Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security, an annual 2-week educational program funded by the U.S.

  8. CFAES Faculty Lead on Global Water Issues

    Mar 22, 2018

    World Water Day, held by UN Water on March 22 each year, seeks to highlight the importance of freshwater. Still today, 2.1 billion people live without safe drinking water at home. Damaged ecosystems, together with a changing climate, affect the quantity and quality of water available for human consumption. This year’s theme, ‘Nature for Water’, explores nature-based solutions (NBS) to the water-related challenges we face in the 21st century.

  9. The Ohio State University Among Peace Corps’ 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges & Universities

    Feb 26, 2018

    The Peace Corps has announced that Ohio State ranked No. 6 among large schools on the agency’s 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 62 Buckeyes currently volunteering worldwide. Since the agency’s founding in 1961, 1,821 Buckeyes have served in communities around the world.

  10. Ag Communication Graduate Student Tapped to Represent Ohio State at 2018 Global Food Security Symposium

    Feb 21, 2018

    The Global Food Security Symposium, a platform for discussing the domestic and international community’s progress on addressing food insecurity, will be held from March 21-22 in Washington, DC. The event is held annually by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

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