News

The Center for International Education hosts and participates in a variety of events throughout the year. 

 

You can learn more about all that goes on both 'On Campus' and 'Off Campus' by clicking on the links in the navigation panel on the right below.

 

The CIE community has weekly meetings called 'Tuesday Dialogues' which provide a good opportunity for students to catch up with their classmates, get center updates and also listen to some good talks by speakers from both inside and outside the center. Click on the tag on the right panel to find out more about these dialogues.

 

Students and Faculty members participate in conferences and workshops throughout the year. Find out more by clicking on 'Conferences and Workshops'.

 

Learn more about who 'Graduated' each year, our annual 'Fall Retreats' for students and faculty, 'Meet Ups' of center members around the world and much more by clicking on the tags that interest you!

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CIE Welcomes New Director – Ian Barron

The Center for International Education and the UMass, Amherst community is delighted to extend a warm welcome Dr. Ian Barron as the new CIE Director.

 

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Meet-up at UNICEF in New York

Fritz Affolter, Ash Hartwell and Mark Lynd met at a meeting of the Accelerated Education Working Group at UNICEF in New York

 

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Meet-up in Kenya

Paul St John Frisoli and Martina (Ochiel) Amoth, and IE faculty member, Jacqi Mosselson, met up in Machakos, Kenya.

 

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Bjorn Nordtveit is Guest Professor at Zhejiang Normal University

Bjorn Nordtveit was recently appointed to a two-year term as a guest professor at Zhejiang Normal University (ZJNU). In April 2018 Professor Nordtveit spent 10 days there giving lectures to students and faculty.

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BGW honored for 35 years of service to UMass & CIE

At the UMass Founders Day Breakfast in spring 2018, Barbara Gravin Wilbur (universally known as BGW) was one of the UMass staff members honored for their long service.   BGW has been employed at UMass for 35 years, the last 32 years of which she has been the financial manager for the Center for International Education.

 

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Implementing new Business Associate Degree programs in Afghanistan

In the final instalment of the CIE Spring 2018 Speaker series, Matt Glennon, Lecturer in Marketing at the Isenberg School of Management, and Muhammad Iqbal Halimi, Master’s student in international education, presented a review of their work supporting the development and implementation of a new Business Associate Degree program in 3 partner universities in Afghanistan.

 

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Degrees Earned in 2017-2018 Academic Year

May each year brings the end of the academic year and a time to celebrate the students associated with CIE who completed their degrees. This year one Doctoral student, six Master’s students and one Education Specialist student received their degrees.

 

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2018 Forum on Leadership for Asia’s Future – Nangyalai Attal

Nangyalai Attal attended Asia Foundation's Forum on Leadership for Asia's Future in Singapore in April 2018. 

 

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Critical Health Literacy for Maternal and Child Health

The fourth in the Spring 2018 speaker series featured faculty members Chris Smith and Elena Carbone discussing critical helath literacy for mothers and women.

 

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Graduate Students Receive Dissertation Fellowships

CIE graduate students receive dissertation awards for Summer 2018 from the Graduate School and the Department of Education, Policy, Research and Administration.

 

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