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Illinois State University/Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women (Deemed University) (India) FY99-2002
This linkage will enhance the democratic understanding in a market economy through the empowerment of women and consumers.

State University of New York, Albany/Sofia University (Bulgaria) FY97-2000
This linkage expands upon a current affiliation, and introduces faculty and staff at Sofia University to U.S. public administration, academic administration, and gender studies.

Michigan State University, East Lansing/Babes-Bolyai University (Romania) FY97-2000
This project fosters faculty and curriculum development in civics education, and develops collaborative research on issues of citizen participation. Core activities during the first year concentrated on development of "training the trainer" model
of MSU's Political Leadership Program. Workshops were implemented in Romania emphasizing team building, community development, and citizen participation. Other workshops will include ethics and community development and outreach.

Washington State University/Universidad de Chile (Chile)

This partnership establishes a joint graduate program in Environmental Science, and expands existing collaborations in environmental research
and outreach.

University of Cincinnati (UC)/Chulalongkorn University, Thailand/Gadjay Mada University, Indonesia, FY96-FY99
This project fostered the introduction of a one-year Masters degree in Urban Management at the University of Cincinnati. Faculty at both foreign universities developed new syllabi for new or redesigned courses during visits to University of Cincinnati. The Indonesia university is establishing an undergraduate program in urban planning as a result of the project. Thai faculty have been active in proposing environmental policy and have contributed greatly to the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration's efforts to raise public awareness of this issue.

Rutgers, State University of New Jersey/Leipzig University, Germany, FY96-99
Project goals are to build a lasting linkage between the two political science programs through exchange of faculty; instruction by professors at the other institution, and analysis of curriculum issues by Leipzig lecturers. Program has allowed for several reciprocal exchange visits by faculty from both universities.

University Affiliations Program Eastern Iowa Community College District/Vista University (South Africa) FY97-2000
This affiliation will strengthen and expand the schools' international business programs by providing students with the international business/culture expertise required for success in the 21st century, developing international trade-related course material via faculty exchanges, and providing community outreach and business support services to strengthen the competitive position of locally based small-and-medium sized companies.

University of Arkansas/Yarmouk University (Jordan) FY97-2000
This linkage addresses the destruction of cultural heritage by urbanization and economic development by producing a new graduate curriculum in cultural resource management using faculty expertise in public administration, anthropology, and archaeology. A professional development training program in geographical information systems, and in cultural resource management for civil administrators, planners and antiquities personnel in Jordan and the U.S. is also being created.


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