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Wed October 14, 2009
MSU-Dubai: Year Two
By Scott Pohl, WKAR
EAST LANSING, MI – Michigan State University's campus in Dubai is now in its second year of operation.
Once regarded as the most prosperous economy in the middle east, there's been a downturn in the United Arab Emirates...including Dubai.
WKAR's Scott Pohl spoke this week with Brendan Mullan, executive director of MSU-Dubai, during a return visit to East Lansing.
Mullan says in year two, applications were up by 40%, and admissions rose by 34%...to about 100 students.
He sees MSU-Dubai as being positioned to benefit from an expected economic turnaround.