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Nearly $640,000 in Funding for Student Research and Internships Abroad

The International Institute and the Rackham Graduate School awarded $639,996 in support of research and internships abroad.

STEM-IV: Africa-US Frontiers in Science

ASC holds the 4th conference of the STEM-Africa Initiative on May 29-June 2, 2017 at Conference Center Mont Febe Hotel in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

The African Studies Center (ASC) at the University of Michigan

ASC provides strategic guidance and coordination for Africa-related education, research, and training activities on campus, and promotes opportunities for collaboration with African partners on the continent.

Founded in 2008, the center serves as a conduit for the university’s many Africa initiatives in the sciences, arts, humanities, social sciences, engineering, and medicine.

These intiatives are funded by the Office of the President: 

Alliances 2016

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