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...

October 21, 2019

Every year, the United States State Department assigns senior Foreign Service Officers to the position of Diplomat-in-Residence (DIR). The DIR program is designed to help recruit Americans from diverse academic and professional backgrounds to join the State Department...

August 21, 2019

Monday, August 12th marked one of the most exciting days of the year for the OU College of International Studies: it was the day that the majority of the new fall class of international students arrived at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City, where they were gre...

January 22, 2018

Say hello to OU’s Director of International Student Services (ISS), Robyn Rojas. She and her team work closely with OU’s international student community – advising on immigration regulations, travel requirements, employment opportunities and maintenance of immigration...

December 6, 2017

Whitney França interacts with a large number of students, faculty and staff across campus every semester as the Director of OU’s Office of Education Abroad. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Orality Studies from Oklahoma Baptist University and a post graduate certificate...

October 25, 2017

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“I wanted to be a teacher because I had an absolutely amazing French teacher in high school who encouraged me to continue studying French in college,” says Monica Goodwin, Recruitment Coordinator in OU’s Office of Education Abroad (EA). “She w...

September 25, 2017

James Ratcliff grew up a military brat. Completing high school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, his “homes” have included various Texas towns over seven non-consecutive years, as well as Belgium for two years. Inspired by his father, who was a JAG Officer, James wants to pursu...

September 11, 2017

We want to introduce you to some friendly faces you probably see fairly often around Farzaneh Hall! Next time you’re in the building, be sure to stop by and say hello.

Meet Megan Reeves and Mary Beth Polk, our International Program Coordinators! They work with our inter...

July 27, 2017

Our CIS 2016 Outstanding Senior is Lucy Mahaffey, a double major in International and Area Studies and Planned Program (Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Slavery and Exploitation) with a minor in Spanish, who is graduating in spring 2017.

The ambitious Mahaffey has inte...

April 18, 2017

Dr. Joshua Landis is Director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma and Associate Professor of Middle East Studies for OU’s Department of International and Area Studies. Dr. Landis earned his PhD from Princeton, and he has spent more than...

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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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