Global Initiatives News

09/19/2018
Confucius Institute at Miami University Holds Training Workshop for Chinese Teachers
training-banner.jpgThe Confucius Institute at Miami University (CIMU) held a training workshop for Chinese teachers at 8:30 a.m. on September 9. The event was co-sponsored by Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, where the workshop was held. Nearly 40 teachers from Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, Cleveland, and Kentucky attended the training.
09/13/2018
Miami University Confucius Institute Hosts 5th Annual Chinese Festival Celebration
chinese-festival-banner.jpgSeptember may bring crisp air and autumn foliage to Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, but this time of year also means something else from the perspective of Global Initiatives: it’s time for the annual Chinese Festival.
09/11/2018
5 Ways to Expand your Global Horizons at Miami this Fall
winter-wanderland-web-header.jpgExplore five easy ways to expand your global horizons at Miami this fall.
08/24/2018
#MoveInMiami Gifts Allow More Students to Study Abroad
moveinmiami-header.pngRaising funds for study abroad scholarships was the goal of Global Initiatives this year. Miami University currently ranks number 3 in the nation among public doctoral universities for undergraduate student participation in study abroad programs, with 46.3 percent of students studying abroad before they graduate.
08/14/2018
Miami Delegation Attends 2018 Humanitarian Affairs University Scholars Leadership Symposium in Bangkok
bangkok-header.jpgAugust 1–7, 2018, Karla Guinigundo, Director of Global Partnerships, and a cohort of five Miami students attended the Humanitarian Affairs University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS) in Bangkok, Thailand.
07/26/2018
The orientation before orientation, aka pre-orientation
preorientation.jpgMiami University began conducting pre-orientation in Beijing, Guangzhou, and Shanghai for Chinese international students in 2014 and this initiative has evolved throughout the years.
06/15/2018
Reflecting on Study Abroad: Lenny Buller
lenny-buller.pngOur final feature for the Reflecting on Study Abroad with 18 of the Last 9 series features Lenny Buller, an orthopedic surgery resident physician.
06/06/2018
Apply for the Chinese Language and Culture Camp
chinese-summercamp.jpgStudents who register for this camp will learn basic Chinese vocabulary and engage in activities such as kung fu, paper cutting, Chinese mask making, and more!
06/01/2018
Reflecting on Study Abroad: Kimberly Forster
kimberly-forster.pngThis week’s edition in the Reflecting on Study Abroad with 18 of the Last 9 series features the wonderful Kimberly Forster, an international lawyer with Lawyers without Borders that has a passion for learning and immersing herself in new languages.