Monday 10 November 2014

Two new employees at the University Centre

Two new employees have now joined the staff of the University Centre of the Westfjords. Birna Lárusdóttir, project manager, will be responsible for various projects relating to the University Centre website as well as coordinating seminars and conferences held by the University Centre. Birna has a BA degree in Communications from University of Washington and she has a long experience in journalism as well as in editiorial work.[mynd 1 h]

Jennifer Grace Smith, United States, will be responsible for the Writing Centre of the University Centre. She is a former student from the Coastal and Marine Management Program at the University Centre and graduated in 2012. She also holds an MA degree in Chinese from Johns Hopkins University. She therefore has an excellent background for helping students in the masters program who will be writing there thesis in another language than their own. THe University Centre welcomes both Birna and Jennifer to their posts.[mynd 2 h]