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Inside Iowa State
Sept. 12, 1997

Kozak seeks to beef up ISU links to Russia, China

by Anne Dolan

Provost John Kozak is planning one-day workshops for faculty and staff with experience or expertise in Russia/Ukraine and China with the aim of beefing up Iowa State's programs in those countries. Kozak's office will work with the Council on International Programs to organize the workshops.

"We have approached a critical mass of interest and involvement in two areas of the world where much of the economic growth and development in the years ahead is likely to occur," Kozak said. "The opportunity to review Iowa State's involvement in Russia/Ukraine and China seems particularly timely."

Kozak said the workshop goals are:

Kozak is soliciting names of faculty and staff who have developed initiatives or participated in programs in China or Russia/Ukraine. Names should be sent by Monday, Sept. 15, to Associate Provost Ed Lewis, chair of the Council on International Programs, 107 Beardshear, e-mail: Submissions should include the country or specific area of a country involved, and whether activities were in education, research or both.

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