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April, 2014

Celebrating Learning in Community!

Apr 11
Oliver Ferguson, International Programs Coordinator

This year's International Development and Global Nutrition students recently completed their Learning in Community course as a part of their semester abroad at Njala University. Students studying agribusiness worked with the Animal Production Division at Njala, analysing layer production in the poultry unit. The Global Health and Nutrition program conducted a survey of nutritional profile of mothers and children in the village surrounding the Njala campus.


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Cooking the Sierra Leone Way

Apr 1
Oliver Ferguson, International Programs Coordinator

Rosie is the head of the home science department at Njala University. Anne Kelly (ACE) went to her house to learn how to cook the Sierra Leone way. Anne and I are at Njala University as a part of the University of Illinois’ semester abroad programs. I am studying Global Health and Nutrition and Anne is studying International Development and Agribusiness.


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From an ACE Student at KU Leuven in Belgium

Apr 1
Theresa Miller, Visiting Academic Advisor and Marketing Coordinator

I am studying abroad in Leuven, Belgium at the KU Leuven School here.  I love it out here!  The city is similar to a college campus except for one major difference.  The culture and history here is so rich and beautiful.  All of my classroom's buildings have some of history to them.
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