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Volume 10 Edition 6: March 2011


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Celebrating 50 years of the Peace Corps!

April 4, 2011


EUC Kirkland

Join the International Programs Center for a presentation by a Peace Corps recruitment representative, faculty/staff panel, and reception in celebration of the 50th year anniversary of the Peace Corps. More information here.

Q&A with Michael Tuso, former study abroad student Michael's experience highlights the importance of immersion programs in learning a foreign language. Read his responses from our interview with him in Student Highlights.

Focus on Fulbright Scholar, Sami Yli-Piipari  From the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland, Sami is conducting research with UNCG's Department of Kinesiology and has been here since June. Read more about his time as a Fulbright in Vistors & Scholars.

Dr. Susan Buck attends Conference in India In January, Dr. Buck, Associate Professor of Political Science, attended the 13th International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) Biennial Conference in Hyderabad, India with assistance from IPC’s Kohler fund. See Faculty Corner.

I-Fest: April 16! ALSO IN THIS ISSUE

ACE Internationalization Update

The Virtual Classroom Dr. Jonathan Tudge leads the first virtual class between UNCG and University of Oulu students. Read the full story in Special Programs.

Academic Achievement Awards A total of 151 international degree-seeking students were awarded for a 3.5 or higher GPA for fall 2010. Check out the complete list in International Students.

IPC Community Garden Update The first seeds have been sown in the IPC garden as UNCG looks forward to becoming a carbon-neutral campus. See Faculty & Staff.

INTERLINK: Planting a Garden

Getting WISE IPC staff and faculty attended this year's Workshop on Intercultural Skills Enhancement. Read more in Faculty & Staff.

And more: Student designs website | Visitors from Sogang University

Previous editions:
- Vol 10, ed 5: February 2011
- Vol 10, ed 4: December 2010
- Vol 10, ed 3: November 2010
- Vol 10, ed 2: October 2010
- Vol 10, ed 1: September 2010
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