The White Mountains Meet the White Sea

December 17th, 2009 by Adam

Russian education officials toured central New Hampshire and Plymouth State University Dec. 14-16 as part of an educational partnership field trip.

Russians Visit Langdon Woods
PSU welcomes Russian education delegation to Langdon Woods.From left to right, Mary Ann McGarry, PSU Associate Professor of Science Education, Andrei Yurkin, Pomor State University, Yuliya Salata, translator, Dennis Marrotte, Portland, Maine/Archangel, Russia, Sister City Delegation, PSU math professor Natalya Vinogradova and Olga Rubtsova, Chief Curator, Solovki National Museum.

PSU is hoping to organize student exchanges and faculty led trips involvingcultural heritage preservation and environmental stewardship with a new Northern (Arctic) Federal University, resulting from a restructuring and merging of higher education institutions in Russian into five national federal universities announced in the past month. The Northern Federal University will be Russia’s center for education and research on the Arctic. The group was especially interested in environmental sustainability and toured PSU’s Langdon Woods, which is New Hampshire’s first LEED gold certified college residence hall.

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