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1 SBU USAID-Iraq HEAD Program Supported by the United States Agency for International Development-Iraq Capacity-Building for Higher Education and Development in Archaeology: Six Months Progress Dr. Jennifer R. Pournelle Assistant Director, Archaeology

2 Tax-Free imports… Photo: J. Pournelle

3 …and improved traffic control… Photo: J.Pournelle

4 …plus massive renovations… Photo: J. Pournelle

5 …boost local commerce… Photo: J. Pournelle

6 …and political engagement. Photo: J. Pournelle Peaceful demonstrations in favor of access to higher education

7 December 2003 Baghdad U. Faculty of Arts cleans up… Photo: J. Pournelle

8 December 2003 March 2004..and resumes classes. Photo: J. Pournelle

9 May 2003December 2003 March 2004 The Archaeology Dept. digs out… Photos: J. Pournelle, C. Filstrup, Neareast Resources

10 May 2003December 2003 March 2004 …space for Instructional Computing… Photos: J. Pournelle, C. Filstrup, Neareast Resources June 2004

11 Computers and Scanners installed We add insulating drapes to reduce glare… …windows barred for security. …furniture installed… …the wall reconstructed, windows glazed and secured… …air conditioning installed… The hallway is stripped and painted. We re-envision it as a reading room, with online access to World Cat and digital libraries. An old hallway gets a new security gate. …and a more welcoming doorway. …and adds a Library Reading Room. Photos: Neareast Resources

12 Library Stacks are fully renovated… Photos: C. Filstrup, Neareast Resources

13 …with shelving and a server room. Photos: Neareast Resources

14 Internet access provided via VSAT Photos: Neareast Resources

15 For the Libraries: 2,000 volumes Photos: J. Pournelle, C. Filstrup

16 International Conference: 4ICAANE, Berlin Photo: J. Pournelle

17 Summer Workshops: ACOR, Amman Photos: C. Filstrup, P. Zimansky

18 Graduate Studies: SBU Photo: J. Pournelle Four M.A. Students now enrolled.

19 SBU USAID-Iraq HEAD Program Supported by the United States Agency for International Development-Iraq Principal Investigator: Prof. Elizabeth Stone For more information, contact: Jennifer R. Pournelle Assistant Director, Archaeology Jennifer R. Pournelle Assistant Director, Archaeology jpournelle@notes.cc.sunysb.edu Capacity-Building for Higher Education and Development in Archaeology, Environmental Health Research, and Supporting Technologies


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