The Jos Project
After ten months in Jos, Nigeria we're glad to be back home but sad to
leave our Nigerian friends.
Look for final reports and more pictures to be posted here soon.
Meanwhile, feel free to peruse our site...
Cliff Missen spent ten months at the University of Jos in Jos, Nigeria as
a Senior Fulbright Scholar where he conducted research and taught about networks and
computers in African universities. Demonstrating how computers can be effectively
used in academia, the project was a huge success. This site is meant to document his
progress and his family's adventures...
- Getting Digital at the University of Jos
- Read about the various projects we're undertaking at the University of Jos
- Training those from Other
- In June, we held week-long training which attracted people from all
over Nigeria. Read the final report...
- The Family Album
- Pictures and stories of the whole family's Nigerian experiences. Information on
how to contact us!
- The University of Jos
- Jos has quickly become the leader in computers and networking in Nigeria. Learn
more about the campus and it's students.
- The City of Jos, Nigeria
- Nestled in the highlands of Nigeria's Plateau State (known as "the Home of Peace
and Tourism"), Jos is one of the most temperate and beautiful places in all of
- The University of Iowa
- Reflecting Iowa's long-standing interest in education and international matters, the
University of Iowa hosts a rich variety of programs and projects around the globe.
Background Information / Press Releases / Comments
Donations Gladly Accepted:
Meanwhile, if you have (or know anyone who in the computer industry who
has) used computers, networking equipment, or educational software to shake loose, please
consider making a donation to our Nigerian linkage project. (We have set up an account
with the University of Iowa Foundation to handle such donations.)
Here's a list of items we are seeking...
by these wonderful folks...
Revolutionary Way to Buy a PC
Leslie Marshall & Herb Hethcote --
Mark Graber -- Iowa City
Charles and Jean Davidson -- Iowa
Carol Howard -- Iowa City
Helen Farrell and James Beeghly --
Mark Reagan -- Iowa City
Ralph and Nancy Knutson -- Iowa City
College of Nursing -- University of
Department of Physiology and Biophysics--
University of Iowa
Quality Care -- Iowa City
Tim Walker -- Iowa City
Network Startup Resource Center --
This page is © Cliff
Missen and was last updated on July 19, 2002 by