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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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Bjorn Nordtveit at Sino-Africa Seminar in Dar es Salaam

As part of his work as a guest professor with Zhejiang Normal University, Bjorn Nordtveit attended a conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in November of 2018.

 

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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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Meet-up in Tampa Florida

David McCurry, Paul Englesburg, and Bonnie Mullinix  met at the Walden University doctoral commencement in Tampa, Florida

 

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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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Tashi Zangmo Named to BBC 100 Women of 2018

Tashi Zangmo was named to the BBC 100 Women list of 2018 which celebrates the accomplishments of women from more than 60 countries who are using passion, indignation and anger to spark real change in the world around them.

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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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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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