Global Initiatives News

04/18/2018
Where in the World is Miami Wednesday: Botswana
boat728x400.jpgI wanted to travel somewhere I might not otherwise think to go, so I began to focus my search on countries in Africa.
04/12/2018
Reflecting on Study Abroad: Marisa Schnaith
alumni-marisa-header3.pngSchnaith works at the Department of Labor, where she says it is crucial to be able to talk and communicate with people from different cultures.
04/04/2018
CIMU Co-Sponsors Annual Chinese Skit Competition
skit41030x400.jpgOn Wednesday, April 4 the Confucius Institute at Miami University (CIMU) co-sponsored the annual Chinese Skit Competition with the Department of German, Russian, Asian, and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures (GRAMELAC).
03/29/2018
Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Visits Miami University and City of Oxford
leo-chan-visit.jpgOn Thursday, March 29, 2018 the executive director of the Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Leo Chan, visited Miami University to explore partnership opportunities with both Miami University and the city of Oxford, Ohio.
03/27/2018
Tips and Tricks from a Recent Study Abroad Grad
class-visit-museum1092x600.jpgDuring my senior year, I decided to take part in a language intensive program at Capital Normal University in Beijing, China. In addition to improving my Mandarin, I also gained a number of priceless experiences.
03/14/2018
Where in the World is Miami Wednesday: Japan
japan-city728x400.jpgMy favorite part of the program is the many opportunities they provide to get to know Kansai Gaidai students.
03/07/2018
Reflecting on Study Abroad with 18 of the Last 9 Alumni
18-of-last-9-header.jpgFrom stories of the welcoming culture of Mongolia to drinking tea with practicing Monks, these alumni had wide ranges of cultural experiences that led them to their professional success today.
03/05/2018
Where in the World is Miami Wednesday: PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics
olympics-group-photo728x400.jpgGetting a chance to interact with the athletes and meeting people from all over the world are by far the most exciting aspect of the Olympics.
02/28/2018
Miami University partners with CIEE to provide passport grants to 10,000 students by 2019
passport-caravan.jpgStudents filled MacMillan Hall on February 28, 2018 for the Passport Caravan Grant event. Nearly 100 recipients of the grant shuffled in and out of the offices of Global Initiatives staff who are also certified passport acceptance agents during their assigned appointment times.