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International Initiatives

Museum in Istanbul


Faculty Initiatives
Norway - 2007 (Linda Dannison, Andrea Smith)
Pushkin, Russia - 2006
Botswana, Africa - 2006 (Marlene Breu)
Brazil Seminar - 2005 (Karen Blaisure)
France/Italy - 2005
Germany Internship - Special Education
Latvia Trip - 2002
Turkey (Marlene Breu)
Shaila Rao




A high level multi-sector delegation from the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is meeting with WMU researchers to discuss on-going projects directed at the childhood obesity epidemic that has captured the attention of governments around the world.  A multidisciplinary team of WMU faculty (dietetics, adult education, CNMI Representativepsychology, exercise science, early childhood, parent education, program development and evaluation, research methodologyand teacher education) have teamed up with the CNMI public school system to offer a program to primary caregivers that has the potential to impact childhood obesity through household behavioral changes