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PRESIDENTIAL VISIT SPARKS CONSERVATION DISCUSSIONS
For six weeks, UW–Madison has been home to 25 young Africans taking part in the Mandela Washington Fellowship—an academic and experiential learning program designed to prepare them to be future leaders in their countries. July 25, the final day of the program, was made especially significant through a visit to campus by Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama, president of Botswana.
Since assuming the presidency in 2008, Khama has worked to build Botswana into one of the continent’s most stable nations. Understanding the larger role Botswana’s national resources will play in the future, Khama has continually championed sustainable growth and responsible conservation.
INTERNATIONAL DIVISION NEWS
Sunny Yudkoff, originally from Montclair, NJ, joined the UW-Madison community recently. We took a few minutes to get to know the new Yiddish Instructor.
The assistant professor is eager to work among the leaders of hearing research at UW-Madison.