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Engineers Without Borders successfully provides clean water in remote Adu Achi

An open tap at a local house in Adu Achi, where the water system implemented by the University's EWB branch is running.
October 28, 2014

In many places around the world, poor sanitation is not an easy problem to fix. But the issue kills far more people each year than warfare, according to the World Health Organization.  In places like...

‘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...

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