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Apr 23

Workshop: International Partnerships

April 23, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

from $60.00

Faculty who aim to work globally must learn how to avoid or overcome the multiple barriers to international collaboration in the university context. Participants will learn about the many different types of barriers, why they exist, how to navigate these complex waters, and what steps to take to develop robust international relationships that maximize research and creative activities across borders. This session will be 90 mins and include Q&A.

 Who should attend?

This workshop is for faculty and administrators desiring to establish effective and productive global partnerships.


  • Member Price: $60

  • Non-Member Price: $80

  • TIEC Member Group Price: $500 per 10 attendees*

  • Non-Member Group Price: $700 per 10 attendees*


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Dr. Richard (Rick) Nader has 25 years of experience developing and writing proposals to federal, private, and corporate foundations and international funding sources at Texas A&M University, University of North Texas, and Mississippi State University. He previously served as a program manager at the Office of International Science and Engineering at the National Science Foundation. Nader has served as PI and Co-PI on NSF, Department of Education, State Department, as well as public-private funding, including                                                                           awards from Japan.

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Dr. Warren Burggren is a University Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of North Texas and has been a visiting researcher at universities in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Mexico, Panama, and Taiwan. Burggren has served as Department Chair, Dean and Provost, and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Burggren’s biological research projects have been funded by multiple agencies and private entities during his career, including more than 40 years of continuous National Science Foundation funding.

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Dr. Lillian Butungi Niwagaba is the Director of the Center for Global Health and Assistant Professor in the Clinical Specialties department at the New York Institute of Technology. She has extensive experience in planning, overseeing, and assessing undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate global health and other service learning programs. Her research agenda revolves around university partnerships, global health and medical education, comparative education, community engagement and service learning impact on host communities. Niwagaba serves on the Board of the
                                                  Kellerman Foundation (KF) which provides health and hope in rural areas
                                                  in southwestern Uganda.


April 23, 2021
9:00 am - 10:30 am