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Penn State alum leads historic Rhodes University, South Africa

Rhodes University, South Africa, has announced the appointment of mathematician Sizwe Mabizela as the institution's principal and vice-chancellor who will be officially installed as that university’s leader on February 27, 2015.

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Global Engagement Network (GEN)

The Global Engagement Network, or commonly called GEN, is a network of strategic partners around the world that collaborate on teaching, research, and seek to solve the world's great challenges. In this photo, Dr. Adewumi is meeting with SKKU President Jun Young Kim, one of Penn State's GEN partners.

Learn more about Penn State's GEN

Joint Center Promotes US-China University Collaboration

With the goal of promoting global cooperation in clean energy research and education, Penn State and Dalian University of Technology (DUT) in China established an international Joint Center for Energy Research (JCER) in 2011 as a part of global engagement efforts at both universities. 

Joint Center for Research Promotes US-China University Collaboration

Meet the Education Abroad Geobloggers for Spring 2015

Each semester, students are chosen to blog about their education abroad experiences to the Penn State community through the Education Abroad Geoblog. Through the Geoblog students can:Share experiences abroad with the rest of the Penn State community, family, and friends.Explore experiences abroad through the lens of global citizenship.Connect with other students around the globe for conversation and deeper understanding.Follow the students’ successes, challenges, and learning experiences as they spend the next semester in a foreign culture. We encourage anyone who is interested to read and comment on the students’ Geoblogs.

Meet the Education Abroad Geobloggers for Spring 2015

Welcome to Global Penn State

Welcome to Global Penn State, the primary web presence of the University Office of Global Programs (UOGP). UOGP provides support and oversight for all of Penn State's international engagements. Meet Dr. Adewumi, view our video, and learn more about Global Penn State!

Welcome to Global Penn State

Spotlight on Global Engagement & Leadership Experience (GELE)

The Global Engagement & Leadership Experience (GELE) encourages conversations between domestic and international students.

Story by GELE alumni, Yixuan Li

Education Abroad Return Rally Recap

Returning to Penn State after an awesome semester studying abroad can be difficult, but after attending the Return Rally in January, students who recently studied abroad are now well equipped with resources to make the transition a little easier.Recap written by Global Ambassador President Mindy Szkaradnik.

Education Abroad Return Rally Recap

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