March 2015

Washington DC: Visit to University of Maryland

The March meeting with colleagues from the University of Maryland (UMD) was very fruitful, and thanks to Vice-President for Research, Prof. Pat O’Shea, and to Dr Ross Lewin, Associate Vice-President for International Affairs, we were able to dock right into the discussions we had had a year before when Pat and Ross visited Lund University (LU), in order to investigate … Continue reading

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Washington DC: USAID and NIH

During my visit to Washington DC we met two US organizations, USAID (United States Agency for International Development) and National Institutes of Health NIH. USAID is the lead US Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential. At our meeting with the Programme Director forthe Higher Education Solutions Network at … Continue reading

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Washington DC: IIE

Last week I visited Washington DC and the University of Maryland, one of our partner universities and a co-member of Universitas 21. I would like to share my experiences in a couple of blogs, this being the first. Arriving in the capital of USA I met the president of the Institute of International Education (IIE), Professor Allan Goodman, an extremely … Continue reading

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An international opportunity

Our university is well known outside Sweden, and attracts many talented students from all over the world. I’m very proud of our student representatives who also make Lund University known on different occasions, as was the case at the Universitas 21 Student Leaders’ Network meeting, held at the National University of Singapore from 26 February to 1 March 2015. At … Continue reading

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