Illinois-Njala Symposium: November 17, 2015

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I-Hotel and Conference Center
Illinois Ballroom B/C

Learn more about Illininois-Njala Partnership here.

Please join us and visiting Njala University scholars for an interactive day of roundtable discussions, presentations, and the introduction of the Interdisciplinary Global Health Certificate, a cooperative program for Illinois and Njala students being launched this year.  Come hear about the work at Njala around the West Africa Ebola epidemic, and learn out the future of the partnership activities.


Session I: History and Overview of the Partnership

7:45      Coffee and Snacks
8:15      Welcoming Remarks
.            Introduction of Njala participants
.            History of Illinois-Njala Partnership
10:00    Break

Session II: Discussion of Current Initiatives

10:15    Ebola Response Activities
.            Mentoring Experiences
.            Differences in Teaching, a First-Hand Perspective
.            Roundtable Discussion
12:15    LUNCH

Session III: Introduction of the Illinois-Njala Global Health Scholars Program

1:15      Session Introduction
.            Introduction of the GHS Certificate
.            Overview of Pilot Courses
.            Introduction to hybrid Scholar Online Learning Environment
.            Curricular and Educational Innovations
3:00      Closing Remarks from both Illinois and Njala

Keynote Speaker:

Professor Alpha K. Lakoh
Deputy Vice Chancellor, Njala University

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