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Yamada International House is open 8 - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Crane Fellowship

Are you an Ohio University graduating senior?
How about a scholarship for a master's degree?

Don't leave $10,000 on the table - apply for the David M. Crane Graduate Fellowship NOW by completing a short application!

All students who have earned their undergraduate degrees from OHIO can apply for the David M. Crane Fellowship, which will offer $10,000 per academic year with a possible renewal. The applicants must be full-time master's students or have admission to any master's program at the Center for International Studies.

The application deadline is March 15, 2023.

Click the link here
 to apply, or email for more information. 

Risa Whitson Reception

Embodied memories of displacement: Using participatory art and mapping for understanding reconciliation in Colombia

Join us to celebrate Dr. Risa Whitson (Geography), who will provide an update on her CIS award-winning research on migration experiences of internally displaced women in Colombia's North Atlantic region. The gathering will also feature Dr. Whitson's visual materials on display in Yamada International House. Delayed by the pandemic, this event recognizes Dr. Whitson's 2019-2020 CIS Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award.

Refreshments will be served, register to attend with the provided QR code.


Adriana Camacho

Adriana Camacho receives the 2022 Presidential Medal for Outstanding Research or Creative Excellence Demonstrated by a Master’s Student. 

Read about her award

CIS Awards

The CIS recently hosted the annual awards ceremony in order to celebrate the academic achievements of its students. 

Read about the awards


Ghirmai standing at a podium

Dr. Ghirmai Negash named PEN Eritrea's 2021 Freedom of Expression Award Winner.

Read more here

Barr-Melej with a child flag behind him

Dr. Patrick Barr-Melej, Interim Executive Director of CIS, published an essay “A ’68 chileno? Politics, Culture, and the Zeitgeist of ’68”

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