African Studies Meet-and-Greet

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The African Studies Program in International Programs will hold a spring 2012 meet-and-greet event Monday, Feb. 27, at 5 p.m. in 2520D University Capitol Centre. The event is free and open to the public.

The aim of the meeting is for faculty and staff of the African
Studies Program to gather, introduce new faculty and students, and
discuss programing for the rest of the academic year.

During the meeting, the African Studies Faculty of the Year Award will be presented to Professor Cliff Missen and the WiderNet project,
whose eGranary Digital Library provides African institutions that lack
adequate Internet access an offline collection of approximately 14
million educational resources f

rom more than 1,200 websites and hundreds
of CD-ROMs. The eGranary was invented in 2001 and is developed by the
WiderNet Project, a service program of the University of Iowa?s School
of Library and Information Science.

For more information, contact Lyombe Eko at or 319 353 1926.



Monday, February 27, 2012 - 17:00

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University Capitol Centre, Room 2520D



Lyombe Eko