News and Updates

Brett Wobbe Joins the OIS Staff

OIS is excited to announce that Brett Wobbe joined the team as HSC J-1 Advisor on Monday, October 17, 2016. As of this week, Brett will serve the Health Science Campus J-1 students with immigration advice. Brett hails from the Midwest (originally from the St. Louis area), and has moved around quite a bit. After graduating Read more

The Spooky Origins of Halloween

On the night of October 31st, people across the United States fire up their finest jack-o’-lanterns, dress up as ghosts or ghouls, and set off to “trick or treat” their neighbors for sweets. But the true story behind “All Hallows’ Eve” goes deeper than costumes and candy. The ancient tradition of Halloween dates back to Read more