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New UCF, Moroccan University Partnership to Develop Exchange Programs

The international partnership will promote faculty exchanges, joint classes, research and other activities.   By Gene Kruckemyer UCF and Al Akhawayn University in Morocco signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday creating an international partnership to promote faculty exchanges, joint classes, research and other activities. The agreement was signed by UCF President Dale Whittaker and AUI […]

UCF Experts Speak in Cairo, Launch Faculty-Expert Exchange

The American University in Cairo recently hosted events at their New Cairo campus featuring UCF’s Hakan Ozoglu, Ph.D. and David Dumke. Dr.  Ozoglu, a professor in the Department of History and Chairman of the Middle East Studies Program, spoke about the transition from the Ottoman Empire to Turkish Republic. Dumke, Director of the Prince Mohammad Bin […]

Update from Turkey: Political Landscape and the US-Turkish Relationship

Summary: The relationship between Turkey and US has become increasingly tense, particularly as Turkey has become more politically volatile. Although Turkey has resources and industry, it has become over reliant on foreign trade, which makes the currency crisis and tariff battle more problematic. Political Landscape. Despite Ankara’s NATO membership and longstanding alliance with Washington, relations […]