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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.
Professor Larry Hamilton, Department of Sociology, was named recipient of the 2007-08 UNH Award for Excellence in International Engagement.
Erin Kiley is a senior from Loudon, NH, majoring in mathematics and Russian.
A resident of Troy, NY, Zoe Rogers is a junior studying biology and a member of the University Honors Program.
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.
In late April, 2007, I traveled to Sarajevo with eleven classmates and two professors from American University’s International Training and Education Program.
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.
Two alumni of the International Affairs (IA) dual major program have won prestigious national post-baccalaureate grants.
Professors Andrew Conroy, Robert Jolley, and Judith Sharkey have been named Fulbright Fellows for the coming year.
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.
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.
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.
Professor Michelle Grenier traveled to Brazil in July 2007 to attend the International Symposium on Adapted Physical Activity held in Rio Clara.
Professor Mary Malone recently returned from Germany where she attended the Law and Society Association’s annual conference in Berlin.
This summer I travelled to southern India to learn information about globalization and its effects on the workforce worldwide.
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.
On June 25, I traveled to Sorrento, Italy, and stayed for four nights. I had planned to visit the surrounding Roman excavations near Naples.
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.