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William Foreman in Delhi.
Global Michigan is curated by William Foreman, a former journalist who spent 15 years covering the world for The Associated Press. His assignments included the 2000 coup in the Solomon Islands and the Second Intifada in Israel as well as the tsunami disaster in Indonesia, SARS outbreak in China and terror attacks in Pakistan. Foreman came to U-M as a Knight-Wallace Fellow in 2010 and now serves as the associate director of international communications at Michigan News under the Office of the Vice President for Global Communications. A lover of languages, he speaks Mandarin and is trying to teach himself Dutch.

Foreman welcomes your story ideas, photos, suggestions and other feedback. You can reach him at (+1) 734-647-1844 or wforeman@umich.edu. Follow him on Twitter at @globalmichigan.

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