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Jorge Almeida Guimarães, President of CAPES, Brazilian Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education Comes to CWRU
Jorge Almeida Guimarães, President of CAPES, Brazilian Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education, visited Case Western Reserve University on August 14-15.
Professor Guimarães’ visit presents Case Western Reserve University with a unique opportunity to build stronger educational, research and personal ties with Brazilian intuitions.
CAPES, is an agency within the Brazilian Ministry of Education and is responsible for sending 100,000 undergraduate, graduate and medical, dental, nursing and other students abroad through a program known as Science without borders. In addition, CAPES is responsible for creating partnerships overseas, including funding for faculty, research, and more.
Case Western Reserve University has been working to create university-wide relationships in Brazil; with universities, foundations, industry and government. This visit allowed Professor Guimarães to observe and examine the world-class research and education offered at Case Western Reserve University.
CWRU Faculty and Staff join in reception for Porfessor Guimarães
Article by Robert L. Smith, The Plain Dealer on September 06, 2013
From ideastream: Case Western Reserve University and Ohio Reach Out to Brazil
As ideastream’s David C. Barnett reports, Brazil is catching up as one of the leading players in the global market. Learn about this South American country's ties to Ohio, including those to Case Western Reserve University's Office for International Affairs. Read more >
Fulbright Scholar Program
The Fulbright Scholarship Program is sponsored by the U.S. government and was designed to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.” The Fulbright Program has provided almost 300,000 participants chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential. It allows them the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. Case Western Reserve University is proud to announce the following faculty who were chosen for this prestigious scholarship:
Elliot Posner - France
Marilyn Lotas - Lebanon
Michael Goldberg - Vietnam
Signing Ceremony with Taipai Medical University, February 4, 2013
President Barbara R. Snyder, CWRU
Present Yun Yen, Taipei Medical University
Message From The Associate Provost
The internationalization process at Case Western Reserve University has reached several notable milestones. Most important is the opening of the Center for International Affairs. With two ceremonial launch parties – one for the campus community and one for the campus and Greater Cleveland community – we are doing all we can to make sure that as many people as possible know that the University is and aspires to be an international leader. I encourage you to read the article on this page describing the Center.
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About Molly Watkins
Molly Watkins, the Director for International Affairs, has over 15 years of experience in working with international students and study abroad. She came to CWRU in 2011 to help implement the university’s international plan. She currently works with the Office of International Student Services in providing support to incoming international students and directs the Education Abroad efforts. She also serves as the Fulbright campus representative and helps develop new initiatives with international institutions. Previously she was the Manager of International Education at Mississippi State University where she developed the study abroad program, directed the American Language and Culture program for incoming international students, and designed and served as advisor and faculty for the internationals studies minor.
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Case Western Reserve University and China’s National Offshore Oil Corporation Sign Agreement at U.S. State Department
With U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton present, Case Western Reserve University and the China National Offshore Oil Corp. – New Energy Investment Co., Ltd. (CNOOC-NEI) have formally signed an EcoPartnership agreement to develop technically feasible and economically viable solutions to energy and environmental issues. Read more >
Case Western Reserve Signs 10-Year Research Agreement with Shanghai Zhabei District Health Bureau
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has signed an unprecedented 10-year research agreement with the Shanghai Zhabei District Health Bureau to study how an increasingly westernized diet and a less active lifestyle are affecting the health of China's residents. read more >