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Tag: East Africa
Map of Rwanda
What sparked the senseless slaughter of more than 1 million Rwandans in 1994? And what has been done to learn from that event and prevent future genocides? Author and noted lecturer Carl Wilkens will visit NIU later this month to shed light on the answers to those questions and explore the responsibility that we have...
An NIU study abroad trip to Tanzania brought together 10 students from various programs to unite for one cause while also enriching their own individual interests. For four weeks this past summer, the study abroad group explored the role of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in developing countries, specifically in Nyegina, Tanzania. The program is part of...
NIU Engineers Without Borders in Africa
Engineers Without Borders is dedicated to bringing the classroom to other countries to design and build new projects that can help fix problems and build portfolios. Based in the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, this group of boundary-crossing individuals travel to remote places and help others to design projects which alleviate issues. Some...