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Welcome to the Office of International Initiatives!

Welcome to the website of the Office of International Initiatives (OII) and to the "window on the world" of our international work in the College of Education. Established in 2008, OII helps support the College of Educationís priorities related to international education. In this critical role, OII coordinates and supports a variety of initiatives in the College, including program development, internationalization of teacher education, faculty and student scholarship in international contexts, study abroad, improved integration and involvement of international scholars and students, and International collaboration on many levels.

On this site you will see some of our current programs as well as resources to support international engagement. We also invite your contributions and suggestions. To give us your feedback, please contact our staff.

New Announcements

International Documentary and Film Series presents: 'American Teacher'. This feature-length documentary brings together educational experts, student interviews, and a year of documenting the day-to-day lives and sacrifices of public school teachers. Weaving interviews of policy experts and startling facts with the lives and careers of four teachers, American Teacher tells the collective story by and about those closest to the issues in our educational system—the 3.2 million teachers who spend every day in classrooms across the country. The film will be shown on Wednesday, October 29th, 12:30pm–3:00pm in Benjamin 0306. Please RSVP.

Apply to the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program: U.S. and international teachers receive grants to attend university, observe classes, and complete a project pertaining to their field of educational inquiry during their time abroad. Application deadline is November 5, 2014. For more information, visit the Fulbright website and see the flyer.


COE student receives Fulbright Award for conducting doctoral disseration research in South Africa: Amanda Fogle Donmoyer has recently received a Fulbright scholarship to conduct her dissertation in South Africa this year. Amanda was a Global Graduate Fellow in 2012-13, and is a doctoral candidate in International Education Policy/CHSE.