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Cultural connections: Student Christian Ledford lands fellowship to experience the Middle East

Christian Ledford saw the customs of the oldest independent state of the Arab world. He shared ideas with government representatives. And he enjoyed getting a new perspective on world affairs. Sponsored by a National Council on US-Arab Relations (NCUSAR) fellowship, Ledford spent 10 days in Oman with Political Science Professor more »

Healthier communities, stronger partnerships: UM-Dearborn travels to Oman to discuss health in Arab communities and educational partnerships

Top health and government officials gathered in Oman earlier this month to discuss health and wellness in Arab and Arab American communities. Janine Janosky, dean of University of Michigan-Dearborn’s College of Education, Health, and Human Services, was among the experts who spoke at the Seventh International Conference on Health Issues more »

Understanding Ukraine: UM-Dearborn student uses national platform to address country’s political climate

The headlines paint a bleak picture of uncertainty: Ukraine’s slow collapse. Hundreds killed in Ukraine despite ceasefire. Russia invades Ukraine—again and again and yet again. That uncertainty of Ukraine’s current political climate motivated Taras Garapiak to get involved in international politics. Now the University of Michigan-Dearborn student has a national more »