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‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan rises to success on campus

'Lost Boy' of Sudan rises to success on campus
October 21, 2014

Gai Nyok, graduate student in economics, remembers waking up one morning at 5 years old in the tiny village of Abang, of the former Sudan, with the sun still down and being grabbed by the hand by his older...

Champaign-Urbana provides a summer-time home for SUSI 2014 participants

Abdoul Gassim Toure spent six weeks touring the country this summer through the Global Institute for Secondary Educators, one of three programs in the country. 
September 10, 2014

Abdoul Gassim Toure had never been to the United States before applying to take part in Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI) 2014. The course boldly stated it would give educators from around the world the...

Prioritizing is the key to success during finals

Prioritizing is the key to success during finals
May 8, 2014

 With the end of the semester comes the impending doom of something every student shudders at: finals.  Yes, it is now the semi-magical time of the year when library attendance hits at an all-time high,...

‘Goodbye Solo’ features an unlikely bond

April 28, 2014

From the get-go, Ramin Bahrani’s moving third feature film, “Goodbye Solo,” (2008) illustrates a powerful story about two men on the opposite spectrum of life. The movie begins with a conversation...

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