Times of India Notes DePauw Winter Term Visitors
January 17, 2011
January 17, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "A 15-member group of American students and faculty of DePauw University made a visit to the city and took firsthand experience of the children associated with the Children's Parliament on Monday," reports the Times of India. "The members of American group were very impressed with the functioning of the Children's Parliament and Children's Bank, an initiative of the Vishal Bharat Sansthan. Assistant director of global opportunities Rajai R. Bimbo described it as a practical aspect of conflict management and peace process. He said the university would do research on the model of the parliament and bank."
Access the complete article -- headlined "Children's Parliament amazes U.S. students" -- at the newspaper's website.
The DePauw students are spending their Winter Term in Service in the course, "India as Paradox: Emergent and Divergent Post-liberalization Perspectives on Religion, Social Conflict, and Development." The group is being led by Bimbo and Jeremy A. Rinker, assistant professor of conflict studies.
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