the idea of the teleconference with his wife, Bella Mirabella, a
professor at New York University. NYU organized a similar program
recently with the American University at Cairo.
to develop a template or a kit of the "Students Talking to Students"
program to make it available to other universities. He would like
to see this pilot program expanded to include future conferences
and team-taught video courses composed of UIC and Birzeit students.
"We have much
to learn from the Palestinian students, and they have much to learn
from us," said Davis "We expect both sides to change preconceptions
and come away with better understanding. Ultimately, that is what
the university experience is about."
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