Graduate Student International Fieldwork Projects -- Communities in Crisis: Strategies to Address Underdevelopment's Challenges
This University of Wyoming Graduate Student International Fieldwork Panel was part of the Wyoming Goes Global Conference on March 30-31, 2014.
The Graduate Student Panel included:
Corporate Social Responsibility and Ghana's Cape Three Points Oil Project
o Maame Hagan, MA candidate in Global and Area Studies
Economics of Small Farmer Fertilizer Use and Phosphorus Regulation Policy in Guatemala's Lake Atitlan
o Dale Novotny, MS candidate in Agriculture and Applied Economics
Soil Conservation and Agricultural Management Practices in the Blue Nile Basin of Ethiopia
o Ryan Anderson, MA candidate in Geography
Impacts of Agent Orange Long After the Vietnam War - Recommendations and Current Strategies
o Diem Thu Pham, PhD candidate in Zoology and Physiology
The conference marked the launching of UW's new Center for Global Studies.
The purpose of the Center for Global Studies (CGS) is to advance the University of Wyoming to the next level of excellence in internationally-focused research and partnerships to address complex global problems. Its mission is to build leadership, excellence, and depth in global and comparative scholarship and learning for the benefit of students, faculty, the state of Wyoming, and the broader national/international community. This conference formally launches the Center with a public keynote talk followed by day-long activities highlighting faculty and graduate student international research from across campus and roundtable discussions on global career options featuring distinguished alumni and international studies professionals.
Video by University of Wyoming Television.
Shot and edited by Cameron Patey, UWTV
Produced by Ali Grossman, UWTV