Center for International Education
Fall 2009

Fall 2009

Featured Stories

UNH choirs shine in prestigious European competition

Along with Antonín Dvořák, Bohuslav Martinů is the most revered composer in his native land, now known as the Czech Republic. Little wonder, therefore, that a competition bearing the composer’s name draws the best choirs in the country, as well as from abroad,... On this occasion, the sole representative from the United States was the University of New Hampshire.

Three win national awards for study, research abroad

This past spring, three students from UNH were named winners of prestigious national awards to do academic work abroad during the 2009-10 academic year.

Model UN group recognized at annual New York event

...The UNH team did a remarkable job representing and voicing the positions of these small nations, and for their efforts the Palestinian delegation was awarded “honorable mention” at the closing ceremonies...

Additional Articles

From the director

UNH and the University of Ghana recently signed a memorandum of understanding and China will be an area of primary focus for UNH in the coming year.

Through UNH EcoQuest Program student discovers practical applications and "a new level of being"

Kirsten Lindquist discovered that learning is "about experiencing hands on the real-world implications of concepts learned in lecture, and seeing how that knowledge can be applied to make a positive difference."

UNH students and alumni engaged in service abroad

One of the best things about Thailand is that everything is an adventure, and I have quickly learned to take the good with the bad.

For Bill and Martha Jackson, personal experiences sparked idea for study abroad scholarship endowment

Five years ago Bill and Martha (Foley) Jackson established an endowed scholarship designed to enable UNH students from New Hampshire with significant financial need to study abroad.

Excellence award goes to research professor Changsheng Li

Changsheng Li, research professor of the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, is the recipient of the 2009-10 UNH Award for Excellence in International Engagement.

IA alums in Boston: An opportunity to "reconnect"

On May 29, International Affairs alumni gathered with CIE staff, faculty and special guests for a memorable evening at the historic Parker House Hotel in downtown Boston.

Faculty Travel through CIE

Dora Chen and Leslie Couse - China

On this trip, we collected data in six classrooms across three preschools in Beijing and visited an international school and three other preschools in Hohhot (Inner Mongolia), all serving children from various socioeconomic backgrounds.

Nadine Bérenguier - France

I am very grateful to have received a CIE grant to help fund the trip that took me to France for a sabbatical during the academic year 2008/09.

Ahmad Etebari - New Zealand

On sabbatical leave from UNH, I spent the spring semester of 2009 at Canterbury University (UC) in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Lynette Hamlin - Mexico

The nursing program has launched an exciting new program this semester. It is NURS 794/894: Special Topics: Cross-Cultural Nursing in Mexico.

Sarah Stitzlein - Canada

Despite a steady cold wind and a snow shower, I welcomed spring in Montreal, Canada, while attending the Philosophy of Education Society (PES) Conference.

Serita Frey - Costa Rica & Guatemala

I spent two months of my sabbatical during AY 2008-2009 in Costa Rica and Guatemala. I had three goals for this trip...