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Vice Provost for International Programs

Dean Suzette Grillot

The Vice Provost of International Programs is responsible for facilitating an international education for all OU students.  Working with colleagues and counterparts in colleges across campus, the Vice Provost of International Programs collaborates on the development of study abroad programs and other overseas opportunities for all students regardless of their major.  The Vice Provost also works to enhance international content and curricula in all fields of study, and provides oversight for the creation of international partnerships that benefit OU students, faculty and staff.  The Office of the Vice Provost of International Programs seeks to encourage and support international activities for everyone at the university – and is very pleased to highlight the fantastic international opportunities that OU has to offer. 

Global Understanding
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Puterbaugh Festival

The 2013 festival features literature and photography focusing on women's empowerment around the world. Ethiopian writer Maaza Mengiste will visit the University of Oklahoma as the 2013 Puterbaugh Fellow (April 9-12, 2013). Internationally renowned photographer Phil Borges will also be present to speak at the opening of the exhibition Stirring the Fire: A Global Movement to Empower Women and Girls at OU’s Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art.  For more information on the Puterbaugh Festival, click here.

International Events at the University of Oklahoma

Chinese Talent Show

Friday, April 19, 2013, 5:30 p.m. CDT to 8:30 p.m. CDT Dale Hall, Room 200, 433 West Lindesy St.

Come see OU students that are learning Chinese demonstrate their skills and talents! This event is free and open to the public.

President's Day of Learning

Friday, April 19, 2013, 6:00 p.m. CDT to Saturday, April 20, 2013, 10:00 p.m. CDT

The President’s Day of Learning will begin with a welcome reception and dinner on Friday, April 19, at 6 p.m. at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History on OU’s Norman campus. University Alumni and friends will have the opportunity to learn from some of the University’s most outstanding professors. Saturday includes morning and afternoon lectures and luncheon. Dinner will be provided at the Crawford University Club in Oklahoma Memorial Union. The evening will conclude with the annual President’s Concert featuring the performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. at Catlett Music Center. Those interested must register online at or by calling (405) 325-3488. The registration fee includes the reception/dinner on April 19, all lectures, the Saturday luncheon and dinner, and tickets to the President’s Concert Saturday night. Participants must register by April 1.

"A Personal Journey from Filmmaker to Immigrant Rights Activist"

Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 12:00 p.m. CDT to 1:30 p.m. CDT IT Event Space, 329 W. Boyd St.

A lunch discussion with filmmaker Luis Argueta, Director of "El Silencio de Neto" and "abUSed: The Postville Raid" Lunch provided. RSVP to by April 17. Luis Argueta is a critically acclaimed Guatemalan film director and producer. In 1988 He founded Morningside Movies, primarily producing TV commercials, including many for the Spanish speaking demographic. His 1994 film, El Silencio de Neto (The Silence of Neto) was submitted to the foreign films category in the 67th Academy Awards, the first submission from Guatemala. In 2010, Argueta produced and directed a documentary film, ”abUSed:The Postville Raid”, about the May 12, 2008 U.S. Immigration raid of a kosher meat-packing plant in Postville, Iowa.

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For more information, please contact Jeff Swanson, (405) 325-1396

OU Cousins

Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 5:30 p.m. CDT to 11:59 p.m. CDT Whinery Ranch- buses depart from Lloyd Noble Center, 2900 South Jenkins Ave.

The Annual OU Cousins End-of-Year Barbecue and Western Party Transportation Provided Buses depart from the northeast corner of the Lloyd Noble Center at 5:15 p.m. Free Barbecue Dinner! Live Country Band! Square Dance Lessons! Fun! Bring Your Cameras!

A Rich Tapestry of Nontraditional and Experiential Learning
Sooner Lawyer - Students attend Chinese Law summer program
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Students attend Chinese Law Summer Program

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