Eighteen students from the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University will be spending winter break in Zambia in southern Africa. During their 24-day stay, the students will take classes at the University of Zambia and participate in internships with Zambian media outlets. The students will visit Victoria Falls and a game preserve. The program is under the direction of Yusef Kalyango Jr., an assistant professor of journalism and director of the university’s Institute for International Journalism. Dr. Kalyango joined the Ohio University faculty in 2008. He holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in journalism and political communication from the University of Missouri.
Students at Duke Law School can sign up for a spring semester seminar that focuses on the legal rights of women in Ghana. In addition to weekly class sessions, the students will take a spring break trip to Ghana where they will meet with government officials, tribal leaders, and officials of nongovernmental organizations. The seminar will be taught by Kathryn Webb Bradley of Duke Law School and Esther Acolatse of Duke Divinity School.