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Building the future of Africa

Jul 21st, 2011
Building the future of Africa

By Dr. John Velasquez and Ashley Festa Project Africa, one of the university’s newest student organizations, has been a dream in the making since Cisse Drame was born. Drame, at the time a UIW psychology undergraduate, approached Dr. John Velasquez, UIW associate professor of psychology, in May 2009 to ask for help. Her mission: to
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UIW, students celebrate milestone at first pharmacy graduation

Jul 15th, 2010
UIW, students celebrate milestone at first pharmacy graduation

By Ashley Festa    Despite the struggles, occasional all-nighters and a few tears, the inaugural class of the Feik School of Pharmacy graduated with flying colors. These graduates began their studies four years ago, and this May, UIW sent 67 Doctor of Pharmacy graduates out into the world to serve and mature in their field. 
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Beyond theory, into practice

Jul 15th, 2010
Beyond theory, into practice

Abstract concepts become real-life projects for MBA students By Sherrie Voss Matthews At first glance, the evening class in Room 109 of the Gorman Building appears to be perfectly normal. About 20 students intently watch a video about accounting principles. Some take notes on computers; others jot down key points in notebooks. The classmates are
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International social justice

Jul 15th, 2010
International social justice

World history comes to life for political science students By Ashley Festa During a presentation in Dr. Lydia Andrade’s International Law class, a student explains the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) involvement in the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide of 1994. As she speaks, she off-handedly comments on something that happened “at the ICC, as we
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Emergency Nursing

Jul 15th, 2010
Emergency Nursing

UIW students donate time, expertise after Haiti earthquake By Rebecca Esparza, ’99 BBA, ’04 MBA Kathryn Norton didn’t set out to change the world, but her simple idea of spreading Christian service would eventually have an impact on countless lives. On Jan. 12, a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti, leveling buildings and killing an estimated 230,000
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