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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...

Overpouring viral support

September 10, 2014

By now, nearly all of the Internet is familiar with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Various media outlets have inaccurately cited Pete Frates, a former Boston College baseball player diagnosed with ALS in...

Celebrating South African freedom at Krannert Center

Mbhekiseni Madela gives a speech at the University's Nelson Mandela memorial service in December 2013. Madela will be at the
April 23, 2014

For South Africans, 2014 marks 20 years since the general elections of 1994 that elected the late Nelson Mandela to office. As an anti-apartheid revolutionary, Mandela sought to bring human rights to all...

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