The Newsletter of UNH Global Engagement
Editorial Board
Spring 2013
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From the Director

From Islamic Banking in Egypt to SME Development and Microfinance in Jordan

Real-World Democracy—
an Egyptian Fulbright Scholar’s View of Recent Events in Egypt


UNH Evacuates Student Researcher in Egypt; Creates New Opportunity in Jordan

Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards

Returning to Bosnia on a Boren Scholarship

Stanley A. Hamel Traveling Scholarship Available Starting 2014

Buddies Without Borders

International Ed Week Nov. 16-23

Concert Choir Wins First Prize in Ireland

IA Alumni Around the World

International Alumni Around the World


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Egypt
An Undergraduate Researcher, a Fulbright Scholar, and Political Upheaval

Austin Perea on a horse in Egypt

From Islamic Banking in Egypt to SME Development and Microfinance in Jordan
“On July 3rd...I sat watching the TV as Defense Minister Muhammad al-Sisi calmly relieved Muhammad Morsi of his presidential duties...”


Real-World Democracy—
an Egyptian Fulbright Scholar’s View of Recent Events in Egypt

“It is not a counter revolution like what most people here say, neither is it a coup d’etat like the Western media call it.”


UNH Evacuates Student Researcher in Egypt; Creates New Opportunity in Jordan
UNH's agreements with International SOS and University Health Plans are put to the test and the International Travel Risk Review Committee helps out a student researcher in Egypt.

Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards

John Resch Maris Forti Paul Tsang Beth Kilinc

Winning Photos from Fall Semester Contest
View album of all our winning photos


photo of the Ponte Vecchio bridge in Florence, Italyreflecting on the Arno River
photo of beautiful, colorful mosaic lights in a Moroccan merket in Granada, Spain
self-portrait of orphan girl in Ghana who played with a digital camera for the first time
 
  Additional Articles
Jasmin Cesko drinking Bosnian coffee from traditional copper pot

Returning to Bosnia on a Boren Scholarship

Jasmin Cesko, a UNH student of political science and international affairs and refugee from the Bosnian War, reflects on Sarajevo as a unique place of tolerance — and inspiration for a future career in foreign affairs.

Stanley A. Hamel Traveling Scholarship Available Starting 2014

A new opportunity for graduating seniors, recent graduates, or current graduate students.

Buddies Without Borders

A new language and culture program fosters friendship among international students and American students on the UNH campus.

International Education Week Nov. 16-23

Join UNH in celebrating IEW by participating in one or more of the many events we have planned.

Concert Choir Wins First Prize in Ireland

UNH's Concert Choir and Chamber Singers compete successfully in prestigious European competitions.

IA Alumni Around the World

Fellow alumni continue to travel, study, and work in Europe, Asia, Central America, and the U.S.

International Alumni Around the World

Llolsten Kaonga in China (l.) and Walter Reynoso-Peralta at the North Pole (r.)

Llolsten Kaonga in China Walter Reynoso-Peralta at the North Pole

~ Giving back—Changing lives

The Founders Fund for International Affairs was established to enable UNH undergraduate students from any major to expand their interests and career options into the international arena. Consider making a difference.
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Faculty Travel Reports

Faculty Travel Reports

CIE travel grants enable UNH faculty to pursue their professional endeavors all over the world. Topics range from the impact of social and environmental issues on Brazilian coastal communities, biotechnology and UNH Project Smart to the ongoing revolution in Egypt. Recipients include:

  Joel Johnson -------- Sweden
  Per Berglund -------- Germany
  Tom Safford -------- Brazil
  Subash Minocha ---- Jordan
  Jeannie Sowers ----- Egypt

Peacebuilding
Fall 2013 New Hampshire International Seminar

Through NHIS, CIE spotlights international research to encourage a campus-wide conversation on current international issues. Thus far, we have had very interactive presentations on Peace through Dialogue: Empowering Youth Peacebuilders and Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping: Responding to Violence with Nonviolent Interventions. Be sure to join us on November 20 for Creating a Sustainable Peace in Northern Ireland: Inviting Women Combatants to the Table. This series was supported by a grant from the United States Institute of Peace.

~ About CIE

The UNH Center for International Education supports campus-wide internationalization and student, faculty and staff engagement on the international level. Center activities include:
International affairs dual major
Study abroad
Scholarship opportunities
International seminars
Faculty development  
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~ About OISS

OISS supports the internationalization goals of the university by serving as the primary resource on immigration compliance matters and by providing services to address the non-academic and transition concerns of students and scholars:
Immigration advising and visa document preparation
In-depth orientation for students and scholars
Work authorization and U.S. permanent residence applications
Educational, social and cultural programming
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