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African American & African Diaspora Studies

Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 in Universities and Colleges

IUPUI's African American & African Diaspora Studies program is devoted to the scholarly and interdisciplinary acquisition of knowledge relating to African and African American history, culture, and life. Read more

African Student Association: Notre Dame

Posted: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 in Universities and Colleges

ASA is an organization that promotes the unity of students from all parts of the world through education of Africa. ASA provides a place for anyone interested to learn more about Africa and interact directly with their African schoolmates. Read more

AMPATH

Posted: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 in Universities and Colleges

With a mission to develop leaders in healthcare for the United States and Africa, promote health for the human family, and foster the values of the medical profession, AMPATH is a non-profit organization established with a partnership between IU and Kenya. Read more

ASANTE Consortium

Posted: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 in Universities and Colleges

The America/Sub-Saharan Africa Network for Training and Education in Medicine (ASANTE) is a consortium comprised of different universities, hospitals and health care providers. It provides the opportunity for medical students from America and sub-Saharan Africa to participate in exchange medical programs. Read more

AU-East Africa

Posted: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 in Universities and Colleges

Anderson University-East Africa (AU- East Africa) was developed as a reaction to the enormity of the figures created by the AIDS pandemic. AU-East Africa seeks to create points of connection between the Anderson student community and those living with AIDS in East Africa. Read more

Ball State University African Studies Program

Posted: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 in Universities and Colleges

The history department at Ball State University offers a minor in African Studies. The African Studies minor intends to give students an in-depth knowledge of Africa and Africans. Read more

Clowes Hall of Butler University

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Universities and Colleges

Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler University hosts a large number of concerts, plays, and recitals throughout the year. Because of Butler's desire to promote culturally diverse performances, Clowes Hall hosts performances of African theater and poetry. Read more

Dunn Hall and Kasubi Kids

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Universities and Colleges

In order to combat severe poverty in Uganda, a dorm at Anderson University is working with Children of Promise to support children in Kasubi, Uganda. The funds raised through sponsored events goes to educating and feeding the children. Read more

Family Preservation Initiative

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Universities and Colleges

Created in 2003, the Family Preservation Initiative is one of the programs of the IU-Kenya partnership. Its main goal is to provide means by which poor and vulnerable members of society in Western Kenya can secure a sustainable economic standing. Read more

Global Engineering Program

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Universities and Colleges

Purdue Global Engineering Program strives to offer tools and opportunities for global engineering discovery, preparing future engineers to step into roles of international leadership by engaging and positively impacting communities both at home and abroad. Read more