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UMass Lowell- Faculty Delegation Visits Istanbul, Ankara

Interest was intense as a delegation of UMass Lowell faculty and administrators met with their counterparts at universities in Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey, to discuss partnership opportunities. The group visited with faculty and administrators from six universities in Turkey. Three were chosen because of prior faculty collaborations: the universities of Yeditepe, Sabanci and Bahcesehir. The others are well known, top-tier universities with many established exchange and research projects, including the Middle Eastern Technical University and Bilkent University. The University of Hacettepe was chosen for its strong program in the health sciences, with associated hospital, as well as programs in engineering and arts. More...