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  1. Former Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga Highlights Africa’s Development
    Former Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga visited the UMass Boston campus on May 6 to deliver a talk, “The Awakening African Lion,” as part of the Distinguished International Lecture series.
  2. The Awakening African Lion
    The Office of International and Transnational Affairs is hosting this Distinguished International Lecture Series lecture with his excellency Raila Odinga, former prime minister of Kenya.
  3. Graduate Student Receives Pre-Doctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences graduate student Jacob Kariuki has earned a selective pre-doctoral fellowship. Kariuki wants to study ways to limit the incidence of metabolic diseases in his native Kenya.
  4. UN Leaving Liberia: What’s Next?
    Michael Keating discusses the continued presence of UN troops and increased presence of international police in addition to outlining actions Liberia could take to assist the United Nations military mission in Liberia (UNMIL) leave successfully.
  5. Celebrating the Life and Work of Nobel Peace Laureate, Wangiari Maathai
    McCormack's Maria Ivanova interviews Maathai's daughter as part of “Africa’s Green Future: Nurturing the Vision of Wangari Maathai” symposium
  6. $3 Million IGERT Grant Will Fund Coasts and Communities Fellowships
    A $3.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation will fund fellowships in global environmental research.
  7. Africa’s New Revolution: A Conversation with Gebreselaisse Yosief Tesfamichael
    Listen to the former finance minister of Eritrea and former governor of the World Bank talk about the turmoil in Africa
  8. UMass Boston Students Find Their Hearts in Kenya
    This was the third summer UMass Boston's College of Nursing and Health Sciences students have traveled to Kenya to screen for heart disease and diabetes.
  9. UMass Boston Continues Its Work To Bring Basketball To Africa’s Youth
    Vice Chancellor for Athletics, Recreation, Special Programs and Projects Charlie Titus traveled to Senegal to run basketball clinics as part of the Youth Education and Sports (YES) with Africa initiative.