Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela has been named the vice provost for international affairs and global strategies, beginning January 16, 2015. Visit the link to read more about Dr. Mabokela.
Zhang Jie, President of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, spoke on the UI campus Oct. 30 title "The Path Towards Excellence –
Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Journey to Becoming a World-Class University." Visit the link to learn more about SJTU, an Illinois partner.
The U. of I. will solidify its relationship with National Taiwan University in November when a group of about 30 campus leaders travels there for a global issues forum titled, “Smart Cities, Healthy Cities.” Visit the link to learn more.
Six area studies centers at the University of Illinois have been selected to receive Title VI funding, with a commitment of more than $3 million for 2014-15, and an expected total of more than $12.5 million likely to support selected centers through 2018. The money helps fund initiatives such as the Visiting Scholar program (above) through the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies . Visit the link to read the full news release.
In this episode of Illinois International, moderator Nicole Tami is joined by Prof. Adrienne Lo to discuss topics related to international students in the United States and at Illinois.