Center for International Education
Fall 2007

Fall 2007

Featured Stories

Mendez ‘96 leads international baseball in a new direction with Dominican Republic Sports and Education Academy

Imagine yourself at age sixteen, 3000 miles away from home in Lancaster, CA, in the middle of ranch country and home to the Lancaster Jethawks, Single A Advanced affiliate team of the Boston Red Sox.

Hamilton receives International Excellence Award

Professor Larry Hamilton, Department of Sociology, was named recipient of the 2007-08 UNH Award for Excellence in International Engagement.

Study Abroad in the Sciences - mathematics

Erin Kiley is a senior from Loudon, NH, majoring in mathematics and Russian.

Study Abroad in the Sciences - biology

A resident of Troy, NY, Zoe Rogers is a junior studying biology and a member of the University Honors Program.

 

Additional Articles

The International Affairs foreign experience requirement: Where can it take you?

The International Affairs (IA) dual major provides any undergraduate student at UNH with the opportunity to internationalize their disciplinary major and to globalize their education by living and learning in new environments.

Recent experience in Bosnia reacquaints IA alum Cara Metell with life outside the comfort zone

In late April, 2007, I traveled to Sarajevo with eleven classmates and two professors from American University’s International Training and Education Program.

From the director

I am thrilled to open this column for the first time in my tenure as Center for International Education director and I hope to make it a regular feature of our newsletter.

IA alumni Young '05 and Pratt '07 win national prizes

Two alumni of the International Affairs (IA) dual major program have won prestigious national post-baccalaureate grants.

Three faculty members abroad as Fulbright Fellows

Professors Andrew Conroy, Robert Jolley, and Judith Sharkey have been named Fulbright Fellows for the coming year.

Prof and alum discuss environmental issues in Egypt

Last May, Barbaros Celikkol, professor of mechanical engineering, and UNH alumnus Chris Andrew, Class of ‘82 (B.A. in History), attended a conference in Egypt to participate in discussions concerning the impact of cage aquaculture on the environment along the Nile River.

Study of social effects of oil production in Chad

Between May 25 and June 20, 2007 a team, consisting of Andrea Behrends, from the Martin Luther University of Halle, Djiorno La Guerre from the Université de N’Djamena, and Steve Reyna, of the University of New Hampshire and the Max Planck Institute of Social Anthropology (MPI), conducted research in the Republic of Chad concerning the social transformations resulting from Chad’s becoming an oil producer.

 

Faculty Travel through CIE

Peter Urquhart ~ Austria, Switzerland, France

In summer 2007, Professor Peter Urquhart traveled to several locations in Europe. While abroad he presented a paper at a conference in Vienna, and worked on a number of projects that took him from Austria to Switzerland and France.

Michelle Grenier ~ Brazil

Professor Michelle Grenier traveled to Brazil in July 2007 to attend the International Symposium on Adapted Physical Activity held in Rio Clara.

Mary Malone ~ Germany

Professor Mary Malone recently returned from Germany where she attended the Law and Society Association’s annual conference in Berlin.

Vanessa Druskat ~ India

This summer I travelled to southern India to learn information about globalization and its effects on the workforce worldwide.

Lucy Salyer ~ England, Ireland

As an American historian, my research usually takes me to rather mundane places – the National Archives in Washington, D.C., the Massachusetts Historical Society, the California State Library in Sacramento, to name a few.

Grant Drumheller ~ Italy

On June 25, I traveled to Sorrento, Italy, and stayed for four nights. I had planned to visit the surrounding Roman excavations near Naples.

Jack Lannamann ~ Italy

Perhaps only Dante can get away with such a disclaimer, but it is true that a description of Italy in late spring makes me aware of my limits with language.