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JMU Professor’s Op-Ed in NYT

Thursday, April 8, 2010

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The New York Times published an op-ed by JMU professor of engineering Karim Altaii about the desolation of the once world-class higher education system in Iraq as a result of war, and the steps needed to rebuild.  Conducting a study for the State Department, Altaii recently “…visited with 200 faculty members and administrators in Iraq…” […]

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