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International Development Workshop to be Held

SEPT. 9, 2005--The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Association for International Development will hold its 3rd annual workshop on Sept. 23 from 12:45 to 6 p.m. in the Alumni Room, South Hall.

People who are interested in the international development of Africa, Asia, Latin America and/or Eastern Europe are welcome to attend any portion of the program, which consists of short presentations on faculty efforts abroad. :

Workshop speakers include: Director of International Programs, Brent Greene, Director of International Studies and International Studies Committee, Wes Chapin, Chair of the International Programs Committee, Marshall Toman, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Terry Brown, Economics Professor Jacqueline Brux, and four Interntaional Representatives for the four colleges.

The workshop will bring together UW-RF faculty and alumni interested in the area of international development; the purpose is to share common interests, consider research collaborations, discuss UW-RF curriculum, and assess grant opportunities in international development.

"Grant opportunities have been used to improve curriculum, fund research, as well as national grants to fund international projects," said Brux."Our hope is to continue to expand to include events such as a regional conference and a center for international development."

For more information or to attend any of the sessions, contact Brux at or 715/425-3335.









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