Their mission of community partnership has spread to 56 campuses across the country.
Ah, high school memories: Friday night football games, prom, travelling to South Africa, graduation. What’s that? You didn’t go to South Africa while in high school? Well, honestly, neither did we, but a group of Evanston Township High School students in suburban Chicago got an all-expenses paid trip to Johannesburg, virtually speaking. Thanks to an innovative partnership with Northwestern University, students were able to immerse themselves in the culture and current events of South Africa from the comfort of their classroom. Northwestern Libraries Erik Ponder, an expert in the politics and history of the nation, worked with ETHS social science
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The ultimate aim of education shouldn’t be to teach students how to memorize information. It should also help broaden their horizons and prepare them to lead and improve human society. Based on that standard, it appears that the exchange program run by the University of Nebraska’s Institute of Civic Engagement is a success. The State Dept.-sponsored program, the Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI), invites 20 students annually from Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe to Nebraska’s campus in Lincoln for a five-week crash course in democracy, citizenship and civic engagement. The participants are chosen by the embassy in
During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the fight of the century! In this corner, we have malaria, an infectious disease that kills at least 500,000 — and possibly close to a million — people per year. Its victims are primarily African children who have little to no access to even rudimentary medical treatment. In the opposite corner, we have…Terrie Taylor, a relentless fighter