50th Anniversary

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CREES 50th Anniversary Celebration and Reunion
Alumni in Action

The Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies celebrated its 50th anniversary with a reunion on April 1-2, 2011. Students, alumni, faculty, and friends who have been affiliated with CREES over the past five decades joined us for a weekend of reflections, discussion, and a celebration of our collective accomplishments. Press Release


The CREES reunion featured two alumni panels – one with academics, the other with alumni in professional fields. In addition, CREES co-sponsored an alumni event with the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, and CREES Director Doug Northrop moderated a discussion on the Center’s next 50 years. Full Schedule

Panel, discussion, and interview video playlist


Alumni panelist profiles in U-M publications

Breaking News from Around the World: CNN foreign affairs correspondent Jill Dougherty discusses life as a globe-trotting journalist

Hunting War Criminals: Michael MacQueen sifts through the debris of conflict for the evidence that will connect war crimes with their perpetrators | Q&A

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