Dr. Pfister Awarded U. S. State Department Grant

Communication Studies Assistant Professor Dr. Damien Pfister, Dr. Patrice McMahon, Director of  UNL’s Global Studies, and Dr. Linda Major from the Center for Civic Engagement at UNL were awarded a $217,000 grant from the U. S. Department of State to fund  “Study of the U.S. Institute on Civic Engagement,” a six week study and cultural exchange program centered on democracy, citizenship and civic activism for students from Africa and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The project culminates in an integrated study/service tour in Alabama and Mississippi, concluding in Washington D.C.  http://newsroom.unl.edu/announce/todayatunl/2530/14004