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


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  • Speaker: Brian Arbic
  • Host Department: Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Date: 10/10/2013
  • Time: 07:00 PM - 08:00PM

  • Location: The Gallery, First Floor, Hatcher Graduate Library

  • Description:

    Former UM undergraduate student and current UM professor Brian Arbic describes his experience as a United States 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.

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