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Article about AWB’s work with African Institute for Mathematical Sciences

AIMS works with partners to develop environmental policy – October 13 “The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) initiated a project to develop a comprehensive environmental policy for the AIMS network. AIMS acknowledges the importance…

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AWB’s Executive Director participates in panel at Carleton University

Greg Moran, Executive Director of AWB, participated in a panel of experts on the topic of internationalization at a Sept. 9, 2019 event to support strategic planning at Carleton University. Carleton posted an article about…

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Brock volunteers enhancing education across the globe

“Through an international partnership, members of the Brock community have been busy travelling the world offering their expertise to developing nations. A handful of volunteers have taken advantage of the University’s connection to Academics Without…

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Centennial College becomes first college to join AWB’s Network

Academics Without Borders has welcomed Centennial College as the first college to join its Network of Canadian post-secondary institutions. Through its participation in the Network, Centennial now joins the ranks of 18 Canadian universities dedicated…

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How international faculty projects can change lives at home and abroad

“In a remote area of Nepal, an eight-year-old boy is carried into a tiny hospital by his grandparents. The boy has fallen from a height and sustained a complex fracture in his elbow. Treating the…

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For a country to develop, so must its post-secondary institutions

“Higher education advocates across Canada and beyond will often claim that academics make an enormous impact on the world beyond the ivory tower, but skeptics are often quick to ask, “How, exactly?” Advocates might then…

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The global problems that only academics can solve

“The greatest challenges of the 21st century will be global in nature, and so too will be the solutions. Fortunately, a growing group of academic experts based at institutions across Canada is collaborating with international…

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Update on Reaching Across Borders, Building a Better World

It has been a month since its closing session but those of us who participated are still energized by our experiences at Reaching Across Borders, Building a Better World. The Academics Without Borders-hosted conference was…

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Canada’s academic community takes on the world

“In an age where many nations are turning inward, it’s more important than ever to reach across borders and build a better world. It’s with this mission in mind that a growing number of influential…

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Spreading one of the world’s greatest post-secondary systems across borders

“‘Our country is facing a challenge, and we think your school can help.’ This was the substance of what Fanshawe College President Peter Devlin heard in April of 2015, when he was invited by then-Governor…

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Dispatches From the Field

Volunteer Blog

May 29, 2018 – Volunteer Blog from Nepal

PAHS (Patan Academy of Health Sciences) established a master’s program in Public Health last year, with a view to improving underlying health conditions across the country through public health programs. In 2016, I was generously…

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February 9, 2018 – Volunteer blog from Malawi

My goodness – our third and final week in Malawi! Our work with the Kamuzu College of Nursing (KCN) faculty, students and key stakeholders has flown by. This past week, Pammla and I divided our…

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February 2, 2018 – Volunteer blog from Malawi

Our second week in Malawi has been characterized by a hands-on approach to the ongoing research capacity building we are doing together here at Kamuzu College of Nursing (KCN). Monday and Tuesday, we all rolled…

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January 26, 2018 – Volunteer blog from Malawi

Our first week in Malawi has been very busy, and the Dean of Nursing, Kamuzu College of Nursing (KCN), Dr. Gertrude Mwalabu, Dr. Pammla Petrucka and I feel that we have exceeded our expectations and…

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Volunteer Postings

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