On-Campus

A Personal Approach to Philanthropy and Social Change

In the second event of CIE’s 2018 Spring Speaker Series, Kathy LeMay, CEO of Raising Change, shared a deeply personal take on philanthropy and its role in international development. In her talk, Kathy contrasted modern philanthropy practices, with its emphasis on measurable results and outcomes, with her experiences in Bosnia.

 

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Instructional Leadership Training for Pakistani Teachers

Professors Rebecca Woodland and Becky Mazur shared their experiences working with teachers in Pakistan at the first of the 2018 CIE Spring Speaker Series.

 

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Cultural Immersion trip to New Zealand - Blake Marcus

Blake Marcus led a group of inner-city high school students on a cultural immersion trip to New Zealand in the summer of 2017.

 

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Bjorn Nordtveit Editorial on Data Sharing

Bjorn Nordtveit, the editor of the Comparative Education Review, published an editorial on data sharing in the February 2018 issue.

 

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Students Discuss Conference Experiences

Graduate students in International Education  organized a session to share their experiences in professional conferences they had attended during the Fall 2017 semester.

 

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Education for Refugee Children in Uganda - Ash Hartwell

CIE faculty member Ash Hartwell spent two weeks in November 2017 working in Uganda.  Ash was asked by the USAID Mission in Uganda to represent AID on an inter-agency working group tasked with developing a plan for providing education for the massive influx of refugees from South Sudan into Uganda.

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Yi Sun receives the Ambassador Cynthia Shepard Perry Award

Yi Sun was awarded the Ambassador Cynthia Shepard Perry Award for the 2017-2018 academic year.  The award was established to provide support for graduate students in international education or affiliated with the Center for International Education to help them pursue international field work

 

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African Students studying in China - YI Sun

Yi Sun spent several months doing field research at Zhejiang Normal University gathering data on the experiences of African students studying in China.

 

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Degrees Earned in 2016-2017 Academic Year

Graduation in May of each year is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the students associated with CIE who completed their degrees during the academic year. This year three Doctoral students, eight Master’s students and one Education Specialist student received their degrees. These twelve students represent six different countries.

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Global Higher Education and Research Planning Workshop at UMass Amherst

In early May, the Global Challenge in Higher Education and Research (GHEAR) convened a planning workshop at UMass under the leadership of Joseph B. Berger, the chair of the WUN Global Challenge. 

 

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