The Jos Project

We're Back!

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 Universities
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 Nigeria.
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...

Assisted by these wonderful folks...

fulblogo.gif (1039 bytes) The USIA Fulbright Academic Exchange Program
gateway.gif (5231 bytes) Gateway
Your:)WareSM, A Revolutionary Way to Buy a PC
microsoft.gif (2952 bytes) Microsoft Corporation
Where Do You Want To Go Today?

Leslie Marshall & Herb Hethcote -- Iowa City
Mark Graber -- Iowa City
Charles and Jean Davidson -- Iowa City
Carol Howard -- Iowa City
Helen Farrell and James Beeghly -- Iowa City
Mark Reagan -- Iowa City
Ralph and Nancy Knutson -- Iowa City
College of Nursing -- University of Iowa
Department of Physiology and Biophysics-- University of Iowa
Quality Care -- Iowa City
Tim Walker -- Iowa City
Network Startup Resource Center -- Eugene, OR

This page is Cliff Missen and was last updated on July 19, 2002 by IOWA\nicknish.