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Stephen Wooten awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award for Sustainability!

Congratulations, Stephen, on this very well-deserved award and recognition! Stephen Wooten, Department of International Studies Professor & Director of the UO Food Studies Program, has been awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award for Sustainability. He was granted the award for his ...

Improving Lives of Syrian Refugees

International Studies master’s student, Joze Moreno Pelayo won the University of Oregon Public Impact Fellowship last year – a $6000 award, which gave Joze the opportunity to travel to Lebanon last summer to conduct his research. An in-depth profile on Joze and his research is currently ...

I could just eat it up!

International Studies professor and director of the UO Food Studies program, Stephen Wooten, was mentioned in a recent article in Around the O, “Museum seeks recipes, photos and stories about family meals,” which you can check out here. The Museum of Natural and Cultural History is ...

2017: UO is Ranked #11 Nationally for Peace Corps Volunteer Numbers!

On March 20th, UO’s online newsletter, “Around the O,” featured an article about the number of Duck alumni who volunteer with the Peace Corps after graduation. In the International Studies department, we are proud of our many Ducks who go on to join the Peace Corps as volunteers ...

Bi-Cultural Exchange (U.S./Russia)

8 Fellowships Available for Qualified Students

* Does an international experience in Russia sound like something that you are interested in? * Would you like to participate in bi-cultural (the US and Russia) exchange on youth welfare this academic year?  * Are you interested in traveling to Russia ...

Kristin Yarris: Research in Mazatlan

International Ducks

INTL Assistant Professor Kristin Yarris unexpectedly met International Studies Alum Mark Johnston (BA, 1983) during her recent research trip to Mazatlán, Mexico, where she collaborates with faculty at the Autonomous University of Sinaloa, and where both Mark and Kristin enjoy ...

Remembering Judy Fosdick-Oliphant

Advocate for a World View September 16, 2016 Judy Fosdick Oliphant loved to travel, and she delighted in helping University of Oregon students broaden their horizons by studying abroad. Since 2010, the 57 Oliphant Scholars—undergraduates majoring in ...

IS Instructor Will Johnson’s article about study abroad programs

An article written by International Studies instructor Will Johnson, along with Prof. Peter Laufer (SOJC), has been featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Read the article below! A Front-Row Look at State-Sanctioned Terrorism – The Chronicle of Higher Education  

IS Professor Anita Weiss interview in World Politics Review

World Politics Review Thursday, August 4th, 2016 International Studies Professor Anita Weiss was interviewed for a WPR article as part of an ongoing series on the status of women’s rights and gender equality in various countries around the globe.   Download [1.23 MB]

Prof. Kristin Yarris’ article featured in Sustainable Development Goals collection

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