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How can we work together to promote better cultural understanding worldwide?

Qais Akbar Omar (GRS’16), a graduate student in the Creative Writing Program, has published a much-praised memoir, A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story. He recalls how the violence and tumult of civil war jolted his family, who, despite losing relatives, their home, and possessions, continued to nurture his wish to attend a university.

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Summer Term Deadline

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on Friday, March 8, 2013
Appointment/reappointment papers and final salary sheets for both 2013 Summer Terms will be due in Faculty Actions no later than Friday, March 8, 2013. Appointment or reappointment papers are required for part-time lecturers and graduate students only. Please contact Alexandra Lundsted ( with any questions about Summer Term.