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West African Camera Survey Details Human Pressures on Mammals in Protected Areas

U-M wildlife ecologist Nyeema Harris finds that rather than uncovering heavy poaching practices, her camera study discovered livestock grazing and gathering of forest products were more common forms of human intervention. September 23, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #EnvironmentandSubstainability #Society #Africa #NyeemaHarris ​​​​​​​​


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U-M Study Highlights RSV Burden on Infants in Nicaragua

School of Public Health Professor of Epidemiology Aubree Gordon and doctoral candidate John Kubale study the concerning, high levels of respiratory syncytial virus in Nicaraguan infants, hoping to create a vaccine to present future deaths. July 31, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Science #Disease #Children #Africa #vaccines #AubreeGordon ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Micaela McCabe Uses Product Design for Social Good

Stamps School of Art and Design Alumnus Micaela McCabe creates a partnership between his water bottle company, Ello, and a nonprofit working to bring solar powered water systems to rural, global communities. July 29, 2019. #5mins #ArtandDesign #web-article #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #ArtsandCulture #Society #CorporateSocialResponsibility #Innovation #Sustainability #Africa #MicaelaMcCabe


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Michelle Bellino Discusses Successes and Challenges for Kenyan Refugees Seeking Higher Education

School of Education Assistant Professor Michelle Bellino explains the need for greater locational and financial access to higher education amongst the Kenyan refugee population. Education remains a determining factor of success. July 5, 2019. # #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Society #Career #HigherEducation #Africa #Finance #SocialCampaigns #MichelleBellino ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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How a Pilot Project in Kenya Helps Refugees Go To University

Michigan professor Michelle Bellino creates a subsidized tuition model for refugees to be educated in Kenya, offering opportunities and benefiting entire communities. June 26, 2019. # #webarticle #TheConversation #Society #Refugees #HigherEducation #Research #Africa ​​​


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A Game-changer: New Fellowship Expanding Emergency Care in Ghana

U-M Emergency Medicine Physician Rockefeller Oteng leads the collaborative to train physicians in Ghana in emergency medicine and to enable these folks to train the future generations. April 23, 2018. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #Health/Wellness #Career #EmergencyMedicine #PublicHealth #Global #Africa


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Osborne Macharia with Blinky Bill: The Rude Boyz

The Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series presents multi-award-winning photographer and digital artist Osborne Macharia and musician Bill Sellanga to discuss Afrocentrism in art and music. September 28, 2018. #60+mins #ArtandDesign #video #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #ArtsandCulture #Society #ArtandDesign #Africa #Activism


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Joyce Jenje Makwenda with Dr. Melvin Peters: Motown in Zimbabwe

Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series presents Joyce Jenje Makwenda, archivist, historian, ethnomusicologist, and writer, to discuss her work using Motown music to bridge Detroit and Zimbabwe. October 22, 2018. #30-60mins #ArtandDesign #video #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #ArtsandCulture #Society #ArtandDesign #Music #Africa #Detroit


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Impact of Virtual Exchange Programs Topic of D.C. Panel

U-M William Davidson Institute Expert Amy Gillett is featured in a panel discussion at a Washington D.C. forum on virtual exchange programs. May 16, 2018. #5-15-mins #Business #web-article #WilliamDavidsonInstitute #Society #Global #Africa #Policy ​​​​​​​​


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Two-wheeled Teacher

U-M Computer Science and Engineering Alumnus Levi Weintraub rides his motorcycle across Africa, teaching coding to local students and residents. August 9, 2018. #5mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineeringCenters-Other #Technology #Society #ComputerScience #Engineering #Africa