UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
THE TUESDAY BULLETIN
Issue No. 15 Spring 2002
April 23, 2002
Weekly News from the AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY 100 INTERNATIONAL CENTER
EAST LANSING MI 48824-1035
For back issues, see archive <http://www.isp.msu.edu/AfricanStudies>
April 25, Thursday
"Landmines and Development in Mozambique," African Studies Center Brown Bag Philippe Dicquemare, Program Director and Regional Representative for Handicap International- Nicaragua, 12:00 noon, Room 201 International Center.
Congratulations to our Graduate
On April 10, 2002 Steve Bakiamoh, of Ghana, West Africa, earned his doctoral degree in Chemistry from MSU. The title of his defense was "Probing Interface Organization and Optical Nonlinearities in Asymmetric Layered Interfaces using Surface Second Harmonic Generation." Steve has gained employment with one of the local businesses in town.
Virtual University Class (Every Semester)
RD 876, "International Rural Development" is a course designed for people who care about improvement in human condition in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. It is offered as a web-based course every semester. This "live" seminar is taught by Professor George H. Axinn, Professor Emeritus. The course is offered as a graduate credit course, for three credit hours, and as a non-credit course. Since the course is offered in a weekly a-synchronous conversation, it can fit into any schedule, regardless of the timing. Preview the class on the web at: http://www.vu.msu.edu/preview/rd876 or contact Professor Axinn via e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Summer Cooperative African Language Institute
Under the Summer Cooperative African Language Institute (SCALI) at MSU, June 19 - July 27, 2002 Foreign Languages are available in summer to MSU graduate students and others who may be interested in language training for their graduate research. Funding provided by the U.S. Department of Education Title VI program.
For details, please see the web site at: http://www.isp msu.edu/AfricanStudies/Scali/scali.htm, or call Kuria Githiora at (517) 353-9780.
Note: This is the final bulletin for the academic year. There will only be two bulletins printed during the Summer.
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Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar
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