The Newsletter of UNH Global Engagement
Editorial Board
Fall 2008
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Alumni event in Washington, DC
a great success

On May 28, two dozen International Affairs dual major alumni gathered with CIE staff, faculty and special guests for a casual evening at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

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From the director

Focus on Africa: UNH receives grant to begin programming in Ghana

Dr. Claire Malarte-Feldman

As many on campus already know, the Center for the Humanities, in collaboration with the Center for International Education, has received a $75,000 grant from the US State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to build capacity for undergraduate study in Ghana.
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November 19 CIE Open House to be one of many events during International Education Week

Hood House

International education is an expanding field throughout the world as the need for global communication and collaboration increases.
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  Additional Articles

The ultimate ‘homecoming’: IA’s Hurlburt reports from abroad’

When I graduated from UNH with a dual major in Business Administration and International Affairs, the IA program was still in its infancy.

IA alumna describes her experience in Mexico as part of the Witness for Peace delegation

I got over my fear and ate a grasshopper the last night I was in Oaxaca, Mexico. According to Oaxacan tradition, if you eat chapulines, or grasshoppers, you will return one day.

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Faculty Travel Reports

Robert J. Griffin ~ Sweden

Professor Robert Griffin traveled to Göteborg, Sweden, in May to visit the University of Göteborg and to serve on a dissertation committee.

Eleanor Abrams ~ Belize

Professor Eleanor Abrams traveled to Belize in May to conduct on-going research on indigenous education models and to develop greater ecological literacy among the children in selected locations.

Joel Hartter ~ Uganda

Professor Joel Hartter traveled to Uganda in June to conduct research on the impacts of a forest park on rural livelihoods.

Lu Yan ~ Japan

Professor Lu Yan traveled to Japan in June to give talks at Kansai University and participate in a roundtable at the 12th Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ).