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

Joseph Ansong and Brian Arbic

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Date & Time
October 10, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Gallery, Hatcher Graduate Library
Event Type

Former U-M undergraduate student and current U-M professor Brian Arbic describes his experience as a United States Peace Corps volunteer teacher in Liberia and Ghana, West Africa. He also describes 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.

Sponsored by the UM Peace Corps Office, University Library, the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and the African Studies Center.

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Jamie Lausch Vander Broek jlausch@umich.edu
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Last modified: 09/13/2013