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Students and faculty from the Master’s of New Processes and Products from Traditional and Functional Bakery Products at the Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria (Italy) visited the UMH School of Engineering of Orihuela (EPSO) and toured the facilities and laboratories belonging to the Department of Agro-Food Technology. María José Frutos, an associate professor in that department, organized the visit.
Seventeen students from the Italian master’s program, along with its coordinator, Antonio Mincione, and Associate Professor Francesco Barreca, were welcomed by EPSO Director and Associate Professor Ricardo Abadía and Deputy Director – Bachelor’s in Food Science and Technology Projection, Casilda Navarro. The visit was part of the activities taking place during their study tour that has also included visits to some of the region’s bakeries and confectionery businesses.
María José Frutos forms part of the master’s faculty, and in June she presented a portion of the master’s program at the Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria entitled Food Processes for Traditional and Functional Bakery Products.
The Service of International Relations at the Miguel Hernández University of Elche has begun Spanish language immersion courses that are directed at ERASMUS students from foreign universities. These courses aim to facilitate their social and cultural integration and improve their levels of Spanish.
These intensive courses are offered to incoming students free of charge as part of the UMH community integration program, and they are given on both the Elche and San Juan campuses. The courses run 40 hours in length, of which 32 are dedicated to Spanish language instruction, with the remaining 8 covering Spanish culture.
The Service of International Relations, Development Cooperation and Volunteerism has opened the registration period for the 2016-17 non-intensive classes of Spanish as a foreign language. Interested persons may register and pay the fees for these courses until September 19 through the following link (information and instructions are available in both English and Spanish): 2016-17 non-intensive classes of Spanish.
(Español) LISTADO DEFINITIVO DE PROFESORES BENEFICIARIOS DEL PROGRAMA DESTINO 2016 PROYECTOS Y DOCENCIA
The Vice Rectorate for International Relations at the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH) has published the second issue of Global UMH Magazine in Spanish and English, which fulfills two objectives: to serve as a letter of presentation for the university and to publicize its international activities.
This issue features the UMH Development Cooperation and Volunteerism project in Rwanda through the figure of Mariano Pérez, coordinator of the program. Also highlighted is the Erasmus+ KA2 Gymsen project led by UMH professor Enrique Roche, whose objective is to improve the quality of life in the elderly. Likewise, the magazine contains impressions of the UMH by incoming students, in addition to the implementation of the Study Abroad program for American students.
The printed version of the second issue of Global UMH will be presented by the Vice Rector for International Relations, Vicente Micol, to the university Executive Board on July 25. Its electronic version is already available at bit.ly/GlobalUMH2.
Global UMH magazine is part of the strategy fostered by Associate Professor and Deputy Vice Rector for International Relations, José Luis González, to project the UMH internationally, which also includes a radio program of the same name, the implementation of UMH social networks, and improvements to the university webpage.