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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 regular meetings called 'Dialogues' which provide a good opportunity for students to catch up with their classmates, get center updates and also listen to stimulating talks by speakers from both inside and outside the Center.

 

Students and Faculty members undertake a wide variety of professional activities throughout the year. To learn more click on tags for 'Student Professional Activity' and 'Faculty Activity.'  For participation in other professioinal activities see 'Conferences and Workshops'.

 

Learn more about profiles of who graduated recently by clicking on 'Graduations.'  Catch up on 'Meet Ups' of Center members around the world and much more by clicking on the tags.

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The Key to Developing Successful Proposals

A recent Tuesday Dialogue featured a presentation and discussion by Edmund Morris who spoke by Skype from Doha, Qatar. His talk was supplemented by a PowerPoint Presentation and a printed document containing his responses to questions that had been submitted earlier by CIE members. The combination of media worked very well. 

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Global Horizons Workshops - 2013

The Global Horizons project at the Center for International Education strives to promote a greater awareness of the world community in Massachusetts’ K-12 schools by providing global and multicultural education curriculum resources and training to educators throughout the Western Massachusetts region. The Massachusetts Global Education consortium under the Massachusetts Department of Education has funded the project for more than a decade.

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Mainus Sultan receives 2013 Book of the Year Award in Bangladesh

CIE graduate Mainus Sultan was honored with Prothom-Alo’s Best non-fiction Book of the Year Award, 2013.   This is a prestigious award given after a rigorous selection process and normally goes to a senior Bengali author.

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Meet-up in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Bolivia meets Tanzania. Gabriela Delgadillo had dinner with Fulgence Swai in Dar es Salaam. Gabriella was in Tanzania working for Verité inspecting working conditions in remote areas of Western Tanzania. Swai says it was just like a Tuesday meeting at CIE! [Feb 2014]

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Meet-up in Pakistan

Salma Khan was in Pakistan collecting data for her dissertation and met up with Majid Khan (no relation) who graduated in 2009 and has since worked in various roles in higher education in Pakistan.

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Meet-up in Bishkek, Kyrgystan

Rebecca Paulson Stone met up with Gulzat Kochorova in Bishkek, Kyrgystan when she was there leading a workshop on developing reading standards. Gulzat is now working with Becca on the Quality Reading Project as the M&E Field coordinator.

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Meet-up in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Mjege Kinyota recently finished his Master's degree at CIE and is now a lecturer at the Dar es Salaam College of Education. He met up with Fulgence Swai, a doctoral graduate from earlier. Swai was supervising teaching practice for undergraduates at the time. 

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Meetup in Nairobi, Kenya

Mark Lynd, Alicia Fitzpatrick and Jane Benbow met up in Nairobi where they were attending a training program on Evidence-Based Practice and Theory of Change for education programs from Kenya, Nepal and Serra Leone

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Meet-up in Istanbul, Turkey

Three CIE friends gathered for tea in Istanbul during a conference.

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Meet-up in Zanzibar

Three CIE members from different CIE generations met in Zanzibar while working on an education project called TZ21.. Renuka Pillay as Chief of Party - from the 1990s, Jennifer Chin as Senior Program Officer - from the 2000's and Mark Lynd as an evaluator - from the 1990s.

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