Prof Hermann Kurthen, Sociology, atop the Thorong-La Pass in Nepal (17,769 ft) with Tibetan prayer flags. “Climbing Thorong-La was the high point of a 3-week Annapurna Circuit trekking adventure I took with my wife Kay M. Losey (Writing).”
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Scott Stabler, Assistant Professor of History, has been awarded a Fulbright for his work in Ghana. Scott explains that the award will allow him "to study and teach at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana, Africa for the winter 2011 semester. I will