Tuesday, May 5, 2009


U.S. Ambassador Robert Dieter's visit to PRI and (L) Dr. Arlie Petters
Dangriga, Belize
Garifuna drums, Dangriga 
PRI-BDF Computer Course: students assembling computers; 102 participated 
PRI Student Research Projects: student, Angel Sabal, explaining his applied math project to Ms. HB 
PRI Language Arts Summer Course: Dr. Absher reading poetry to his class 

Duke-Petters Research Institute Summer Program

 Principals and teachers at High Schools in Belize, Belizean-American parents - this is a golden opportunity. Please visit the site for further information www.pribelize.org . Note that cost of each scholarship that will be awarded to Belizean students is US $3,950.

MAIL COMPLETED MATERIALS TO: Duke University TIP AdmissionsAttn: Field Studies & Institutes  1121 W. Main Street, Durham, NC 27701

Arlie O. Petters, Professor of Mathematics, Physics, and Business Administration Duke University Department of Mathematics  Durham, NC 27708-0320

Work: 919-660-2812Fax:  919-660-2821 Web:  http://www.math.duke.edu/~petters


  • Duke University partners with PRI to offer the world-class Duke TIP talent identification program in Belize for the first time. This highly selective, rigorous program will cover Business Leadership, July 10-24, 2009 (location PRI). It is aimed at exceptional high school students in Forms 2-4 (Grades 10-12) and will be a blend of Belizean and US students. The program is done in conjuction with Duke's prestigious Fuqua School of Business.
    Application Form (Deadline June 1, 2009): Download Application Form
    Course Description: Download Full Course Description
    Program Guide: Download Parent/Student Guide
    Admitted Belizean students will receive
    full scholarships to attend the program.
  • Dr. Barbara Morrison-Rodriguez High School Scholarships awarded to Juana Meza and Araine Muschamp. More
  • The Queen of England honored PRI President, Dr. Arlie Petters, with Membership in the
    Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for his scientific and educational work.
  • Government of Belize selected PRI Math practice books to help Elementary School students prepare for PSE National Exams. More
  • PRI featured on PBS NOVA ScienceNOW. More

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