End Ebola Now Initiative Raises $6000

January 2, 2015
End Ebola musicians

On November 7th, a unique coalition of community and campus groups, including the Center for African Studies, held a music benefit, “Voices to End Ebola” at the Ohio Union.  Diaspora civic organizations from affected countries, youth groups, faculty, students, clergy, and public h

Agricultural Extension Conference

December 16, 2014
agricultural extension conference

Over 75 participants from across the US, Africa, and beyond gathered at OSU in late October to discuss the role of agricultural extension in achieving food security throughout the continent.

CAS to host Extension Africa 2014 Conference

July 24, 2014
extensionAfrica logo

The Center for African Studies (CAS) and partnering departments will host an international conference October 20th and 21st, 2014 on Agricultural Extension and Food Security in Africa.  The conference will feature paper presentations on food security, extension, ge

Ethiopian Field Study program debuts

July 14, 2014
Simien Mts visit with Dr. Yemataw

Twelve OSU students with diverse backgrounds traveled to Ethiopia this May through a new study abroad program.   Supported by a grant from the State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the new program is intended to engage undergraduates from ‘non-traditional’ fields

African Discussion Forum Launched

October 24, 2013
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A forum for conversations about issues of importance to Africa, recently organized by a group of OSU students, faculty, and staff, held its first session on October 11th in Hale Hall. Remarks by Dr.