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Worldwide University Network Grant for College of Ed Faculty

Four UMass, Amherst faculty, Chrystal George Mwangi (principal investigator), Sangeeta Kamat, Jonique Childs and Enobong Branch, were recently awarded a grant through Worldwide University Network (WUN) to conduct an international study on “Researching Diversity, Inclusion and Student Success: Towards a Global Campus Climate.”

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Personal and Community Transformation in Rural Colombia – Stephanie Pirroni

This study examines an education for development initiative called Preparation for Social Action (PSA) being implemented in the Caribbean Coastal region of Colombia.

 

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Ash Hartwell leads CIE-ECCN team at AEWG Meeting in Budapest

In February, Ash Hartwell led the CIE-ECCN (Education in Crisis and Conflict Network) team at the recent meeting of the Accelerated Education Working Group (AEWG) in Budapest, Hungary

 

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Ian Barron Joins Council of Scholars on Future of EMDR

Ian Barron, the Director of the Center for International Education at UMass, has recently been invited to join the Council of Scholars in the Future of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy Project.

 

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Interfaith Education and Peacebuilding in Northern Nigeria - Ezekiel Babagario

Ezekiel BabagarioThis research study examined an interfaith education (IFE) pilot program as a tool for peacebuilding in Kaduna City in Northern Nigeria. The researcher analyzed the perceptions and experiences of students, religious education teachers and parents with the IFE pilot project that was introduced in their schools and communities.

 

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Two CIE Master’s Projects in Top Ten Downloads from UMass Scholarworks

Scholarworks CircleThe Master's capstone projects of two graduates from CIE are in the top ten most frequent downloads from the nearly 48,000 papers on the UMass Scholarworks site.

 

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The Story of CIE and Hills House (1960-2018)

The Journey of CIE from Furcolo to Montague House in 1970, to Hills House South in 1972, and back to a renovated Montague in 2016 is intertwined with the life of Hills House.  The story of CIE's moves over the past 45 years is chronicled with pictures in this article.

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A Global Challenge - Education in Crisis and Conflict-Affected Settings

  • Ash Hartwell and Kayla Boisvert discussed how accelerated education programs are seeking to address the global challenge faced by education to respond to the increasing numbers of refugees, displaced, and victimized children and youth around the world.

 

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Regional Training Workshop on Accelerated Education in Africa

CIE students Kayla Boisvert (left) and Nina Papadopoulos working with CIE's ECCN Project helped lead a successful Regional Training Workshop in Uganda on Accelerated Education for ten African Countries.

 

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Education in Syrian Refugee Camps in Iraq – Jenn Flemming

Jenn Flemming, a current doctoral candidate, lead a team of researchers conducting an educational needs assessment in four Syrian refugee camps in Iraq, as part of the design process for a pilot, non-formal, technical secondary education project.

 

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