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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 brother. “Ket,” his older brother exhaled. In their native Dinka language, it meant “run.” ...

Recent outbreaks of Ebola in West Africa lead to precautions

By Meghan Webber

August 25, 2014

Due to the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the University will be taking extra precautions to ensure the health and safety of its students. Each year, international students are required to go through a health screening to confirm they comply with required immunizations. According to Dr. Robert Palin...