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Photo Essay On Veracruz Masonic Temple, Paul J. Rich Jul 2009

Photo Essay On Veracruz Masonic Temple, Paul J. Rich

Paul J. Rich

My teaching assistant of some years past, Carlos Cruz, took a great set of pictures in the summer of 2009 of the Masonic temple in Veracruz in Mexico. The grand lodge there at one time extended itself to states other than Veracruz. The building is right by the historic old lighthouse.


From The Rockies To The Volga: A Partnership Between Librarians At The University Of Wyoming And Saratov State University, Jennifer Mayer, Jamie P. Kearley Mar 2009

From The Rockies To The Volga: A Partnership Between Librarians At The University Of Wyoming And Saratov State University, Jennifer Mayer, Jamie P. Kearley

Jamie Pielstick Kearley

Session Description: Join us as we take you on a tour of the cities of Moscow, Saratov, and St. Petersburg, Russia and their academic libraries. We’ll share with you the collaborative projects we’ve developed with Saratov State University librarians over the past three years. We’ll also reveal what we’ve learned about Russian academic libraries, the role of librarians, and the Russian Library Association. Benefits/Objectives: Participants will learn about the benefits of working with international colleagues, particularly the specifics of our collaborative projects with Saratov State University, Russia. Participants will develop a greater understanding of library ...


Capturing Students' International Experiences: Escholarship@Umms And International Medical Education, James F. Comes, Cecile Bianco, Sally A. Gore, Lisa A. Palmer, Mary E. Piorun Feb 2009

Capturing Students' International Experiences: Escholarship@Umms And International Medical Education, James F. Comes, Cecile Bianco, Sally A. Gore, Lisa A. Palmer, Mary E. Piorun

Lisa A. Palmer

Type of engagement and location: eScholarship@UMMS (http://escholarship.umassmed.edu/intmeded/) is an electronic repository sponsored by the Lamar Soutter Library. The Library is collaborating with the Office of Medical Education’s International Medical Education initiative under the direction of Dr. Michael Godkin. Purpose/objective: The purpose of the collaboration is to provide an archive to preserve and promote clinical and language experiences of UMMS students serving in developing countries. Description: The Library is building a database of student trips that includes descriptions of sites and clinical experiences, photos, personal reflections, maps, and advice for future students. Library staff ...


Creating The Arabian Gulf - Jacket, Paul J. Rich Dec 2008

Creating The Arabian Gulf - Jacket, Paul J. Rich

Paul J. Rich

The design of the cover for the newest edition of Creating the Arabian Gulf really surprised me, as the publisher found an illustration of Arab youths with oranges -- in the book I mention an incident during British days where a Qatari lad was beaten for stealing an orange, an illustration of the rags to riches life of the Gulf Arabs. That there would be such an apt picture still amazes me.