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From Paris to Amazon, UTM has variety of travel-study

From Paris to Amazon, UTM has variety of travel-study

Posted: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 2:11 pm

From Paris to the Amazon, Lisbon to South Korea, European Alps to Washington, D.C., the University of Tennessee at Martin Center for Global Studies and International Education will offer 15 travel-study programs in 2009. Trips begin in February and March with a study program titled “Abraham Lincoln at 200: Words, Will & Wisdom” to Springfield, Ill., Feb. 26-March 1 and to Washington, D.C., March 9-15. Dr. Michelle Merwin, Department of Psychology interim chair, and Tim Hacker, English instructor, will lead both trips. On March 4-16, two trips are planned to Paris and London. One will be led by Dr. Jeff Hoyer, associate professor of communications, and Stan Sieber, professor of history, and the other by Dr. Tom Payne, Department of Accounting, Economics, Finance and International Business interim chair. A list of other trip dates, destinations and department faculty leaders includes: March 5-14, Lisbon, Portugal/Madrid, Spain, Drs. Lucia Florido and Randall Garza (modern foreign languages); March 7-12, Washington, D.C. (Holocaust), Dr. Alice-Catherine Carls (history and philosophy); May 10-16, Washington, D.C., Drs. Paula Gale, Michael Gibson and Jeff Rogers (agriculture and natural resources/geology, geography and physics); May 10-23, Germany, Dr. Chuck Hammond (modern foreign languages); May 11-21, South Korea, Dr. J.C. Kim (health and human performance); May 15-26, Greece, Dr. Nathan Howard (history and philosophy); May 18-31, New England/Atlantic Canada, Drs. Charles Bradshaw and David Creelman (English); May 23-31, Mediterranean Cruise, Mike Sudzum and Lorrie Jackson (community); July 6-20, European Alps, Stan Sieber (history and philosophy); Aug. 10-15, Washington, D.C., Darrell Simmons (criminal justice); December 2009, Amazon, Dr. Sue Byrd, Scott Pun and Dr. Bradley Ray (family consumer sciences/health and human performance/agriculture and natural resources). For more information, visit the Web site, at www.utm.edu/departments/globalstudies, or call the center at 881-1017.wcp 11-11-08

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