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
African discussion forum logo

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.

New books on Africa, territoriality, security

June 27, 2013
New publications on African security, territoriality

Several forthcoming publications will disseminate themes and ideas explored at two CAS-sponsored conferences.  Discussions from a 2009 conference will be reflected in two volumes entitled United States-Africa Security Relations: Terrorism, Regional Security and National Interests to be published by Routledge later this summer.

Ethiopia Study Abroad to target STEM, Undergraduates

June 27, 2013
Fasilades castle in Gondar, Ethiopia

A new May Session study abroad program will introduce students to the development field, in the rich and complex environment of Ethiopia.  Partnerships with two Ethiopian universities, Addis Ababa University and the University of Gondar, will provide the settings from which students will lea

Uganda Global May Study Abroad

June 27, 2013
OSU students outside Makerere University classroom

Seventeen OSU students from diverse majors traveled through Uganda this May, observing its history, culture, and the lives of its citizens through the lens of human security.

Model African Unions take root in Columbus

June 25, 2013
Model African Union team at Washington Summit

In her first year as CAS's second year student assistant, Darby O'Donnell discovered the National Model African Union online and thought it would be fun for OSU to participate.  Three years later, OSU boasts a strong student organization, Model African Union, which has heightened interest in