IAS Undergrads Present Research at Political Ecology Conference

March 25, 2020

Student Org Spotlight: OU's Award-Winning Model UN Club

March 3, 2020

OU in Arezzo Students Prepare for Global Careers with Italian Internships

January 16, 2020

International Student Speakers Bureau Brings Cultural Awareness to Norman Seventh Graders

November 12, 2019

Meet Amanda Johnson, OU’s new Diplomat-in-Residence

October 21, 2019

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September 15, 2020

Welcome to Faculty Spotlight, a new CIS Snapshot feature profiling our faculty in the Department of International and Area Studies. Our first subject is Dr. Waleed Mahdi, an Assistant Professor of US-Arab Cultural Politics who also teaches in the Department of Modern L...

August 19, 2020

OU senior Abood Hannoon, an international student from Palestine, has a passion for space. An electrical engineering major, Hannoon describes himself as “curious and wanting to constantly learn more things.” In his time at OU, he hoped to join an organization that woul...

May 20, 2020

Seven University of Oklahoma students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright grants to learn and teach abroad in the 2020-2021 academic year. 

They are among more than 1,900 U.S. students, artists and early career professionals who were offered Fulbright Program grants...

May 12, 2020

Four University of Oklahoma students were awarded the U.S. Department of State’s prestigious Critical Language Scholarship for summer 2020. OU was second in the Big 12 for student placements and one of only two Oklahoma schools with students receiving the scholarship.


May 5, 2020

As the 2019-20 academic year draws to a close, we'd like to recognize our many talented students who have won scholarships and awards — some within the college and some campus-wide. We're incredibly proud of all of our International and Area Studies majors and minors a...

March 25, 2020

On February 26-28, a group of College of International Studies and Department of Geography Environmental Sustainability students traveled to Lexington, Kentucky with OU IAS faculty member Dr. Emma Colven and OU DGES faculty member Dr. Anthony Levend...

March 3, 2020

OU has so many student organizations, it can sometimes be overwhelming for students looking to get involved, and opportunities may get lost in the shuffle. But students of all majors interested in international careers shouldn't overlook University of Oklahoma Model Un...

February 11, 2020

If you're an OU student, it's likely you know someone who has studied abroad — after all, large numbers of OU students leave Norman each year to study in locations around the world. You've probably seen the photos on social media, heard the anecdotes and been told of t...

January 16, 2020

OU in Arezzo, the University of Oklahoma's International Study Center in Arezzo, Italy, provides the best of both worlds to students: a friendly home base where they can live with other OU students and take courses with OU faculty, and a chance to immerse themselves in...

November 12, 2019

The International Student Speakers Bureau,  or ISSB, is one of the most unique, community-focused programs the College of International Studies has to offer. The organization, which is overseen by the International Student Services (ISS) office, offers international st...

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SNAPSHOT of the Week
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Our Snapshot of the Week comes from Persian Cultural Week, a series of events and talks held at the Norman Public Library sponsored by the OU Iranian Student Association, Farzaneh Family Center for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies and Iranian Cultural Association. This photo was taken just after Norman Mayor Breea Clark declared March 2020 Iranian American Heritage Month in the City of Norman. Thank you to all who made this special week possible!  Photo via @ISA.OU.Norman on Facebook.


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