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On the University of Michigan, The Peace Corps, and the Enduring Bonds of Students and Teachers

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
12:00 AM
The Gallery, Hatcher Graduate Library

Brian Arbic, assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, will describe his experience as a Peace Corps volunteer teacher in Liberia and Ghana, West Africa. He will also describe a surprise reunion with his prize pupil from Ghana, Joseph Ansong, 20 years later, and how it led to Ansong's hiring by Arbic's lab in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Sponsors:
Peace Corps at the University of Michigan,  University of Michigan Library, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and African Studies Center

Speaker:
Brian Arbic and Joseph Ansong, University of Michigan