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UDM receives Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad to Brazil

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October 05, 2015

University of Detroit Mercy has been awarded a U.S. Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad (GPA) to Brazil from Aug. 3, 2015 through Jan. 3, 2017.  The program is open to up to four UDM faculty members and seven K-12 educators.

The program, African Contributions and Contemporary Issues in Northeast Brazil, will take place next summer in Sao Luis, Maranhao, and Salvador, Bahia, Brazil for one month. The goal for the project is to provide a four-week collaborative learning experience in Brazil that will give participants multiple perspectives of the African-American experience through scholarly research and dialogue in northeast Brazil. Through this experience, one will learn, build and enhance curricular resources and internationalize curricula in meaningful and measurable ways. As a result, participants will develop thematic units and projects that can be integrated into their schools and institutions, as well as shared with audiences nationwide.

For more information about the Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad, see the overview web page or contact project director Lara Wasner at 313-993-1191 or wasnerle@udmercy.edu.

University of Detroit Mercy is Michigan’s largest, private Catholic University with more than 100 academic majors and programs. Sponsored by the Society of Jesus (The Jesuits) and the Sisters of Mercy, the University has campuses located in downtown and northwest Detroit.

UDM is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and the largest of 17 Mercy institutions of higher education in the United States. For the 15th  consecutive year, UDM is listed in the top tier of Midwest universities in the 2016 edition of the U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges."

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