||David Fenner, Affiliate Faculty, Middle East Center, introduced the Center's new "Bridging Cultures" project to a group of 120 K-8 educators at the February 7, 2015 Washington State Council for the Social Studies K-8 Winter Conference titled "Global Issues/Local Connections." Fenner's presentation was titled "Muslims in Our Classrooms" Differences, Challenges, and Expectations."
||Frances Wilson, International Studies and Mathematics major, served an internship at the Marine Corps University last summer working on issues related to the Arab Spring. His research has just been published in an article titled "Outsourcing Repression: The Impact of Foreign Fighters on the Arab Spring" in the Journal of Undergraduate International Studies, 17 (Fall, 2014): 86-97, published by the University of Wisconsin. Wilson also serves as the Co-Editor in Chief of the Jackson School Journal of International Studies.