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This page features up-to-date news and event listings for the College of International Studies. Have a news story to share, or an event/organization worth highlighting? Send it to Marketing Specialist Maura McAndrew at

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Read CIS Dean Scott Fritzen's blog for a discussion of international education and updates from the College of International Studies administration.

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Recent News

Manata Hashemi
Faculty News

May 26, 2022

IAS Associate Professor Manata Hashemi publishes journal article, "Sacrificial Heroes: Masculinity, Class, and Wastepicking in Iran"

Ismael Carmona Casado with CIS Associate Dean Rebecca Cruise
Student News

May 23, 2022

Announcing Our 2022 Student Award & Scholarship Winners

Joshua Landis
Faculty News

May 17, 2022

Professor Joshua Landis interviewed for an episode of the Cato Institute's Power Problems podcast, "The Dangerous Contradictions in U.S.-Syria Policy"

Afshin Marashi
Faculty News

May 11, 2022

IAS Professor Afshin Marashi publishes journal article, “Rich Fields in Persia”: Parsi Capital and the Origins of Economic Development in Pahlavi Iran, 1925–1941"

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Awardees Taylor Cozzens, Liliana Macias, Elizabeth Smith and Katherine Stroh
Student News

May 09, 2022

Three OU Students and One Alumna Named Fulbright Award Recipients

CIS Associate Dean Mitchell Smith, EU Ambassador to the U.S. Stavros Lambrinidis, and OU President Joseph Harroz, Jr.
College News

May 03, 2022

CIS Sponsors Visit of European Union Ambassador to the U.S.

MENA at OU page screenshot
College News

April 22, 2022

CIS Launches New Webpage Focusing on Middle East and North Africa Studies, Research and Programs at OU

Michelle Morais de Sa e Silva
Faculty News

April 18, 2022

IAS Assistant Professor Michelle Morais de Sa e Silva re-elected for a second consecutive term for the advisory board (College) of the International Public Policy Association (IPPA)

Julia Weatherford
Student News

April 07, 2022

International Studies Major Julia Weatherford Awarded 2021-22 OU Libraries Undergraduate Research Award for her project "Seoul: A Dilemma of Modernity or Affordability."

The 50th Edition of Eve of Nations: The Golden Renaissance
Student News

April 06, 2022

OU's Annual International Student Showcase Eve of Nations Returns April 8, Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Fabio de Sa e Silva
Faculty News

April 04, 2022

Wick Cary Professor of Brazilian Studies Fabio de Sa e Silva Receives Certificate for Top-Cited Article in Journal of Law and Society

webinar on Russia's Invasion of Ukraine
Faculty News

IAS Assistant Professor John Emery's panel “Wargames as Historical Data" from the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, co-sponsored MIT's Security Studies Program, and Brown University's Watson Institute, was featured on C-SPAN2 on March 26.