Mia Farrow has toured Darfur and made videos of the region's music and dance in order to preserve them for future generations.
Eight students are now enrolled in the master of science degree program in infectious disease management and biosecurity.
Students at Ohio University and Duke Law School will spend either winter or spring break in Africa and earn course credits.
But the trendline shows improvement in recent years.
More than 80 students have traveled to Kenya where they built seven deep-water wells and supplied clean drinking water to more than 60 schools.
Middlebury students who travel to Cameroon must pledge only to speak French or one of many local dialects.
Brandon Turner is the 12th student at Wake Forest in the past 25 years to win a Rhodes Scholarship.
In 2011 there were 36,690 Africans studying in the United States. They made up 5.1 percent of all foreign students in the U.S., down from 6.1 percent four years ago.
Earl M. Brown Jr. has been selected to coordinate the N.C. Study Abroad/Global Engagement initiative.
Matthews Mmopi is one of 10 students selected for Rhodes Scholarships from southern Africa.
Yet only 1.3 percent of all students accepted for admission are Black.
Maxwell M. Mkwezalamba, director of economic affairs for the African Union Commission, states that prompt action is necessary to stem the tide.
The effort is being coordinated by the African Union.
It is the first chapter of Penn State's Alumni Association in sub-Saharan Africa.
Business school officials believe that independence will help the school raise funds from corporations and foundations.
They conducted workshops for health care professionals, many of whom had never had any instruction in the psychological sciences.
Starting this July, Howard students will spend a semester at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town.
The groups are developing a credentialing examination for software developers that eventually they hope to roll out worldwide.
They will spend their junior year abroad studying in the United Kingdom.
Marie Rose Katia Mehu is an appellate level prosecutor for the state of Arizona. This fall she will study international law at Cambridge University in England.
Under the five-year agreement, the two universities will provide cultural, educational, research, and exchange opportunities for students and faculty at each institution.
A new study by researchers at Stanford University finds that African families who live closer to water supplies are significantly healthier than families who live farther away.
Librarians from the University of Ghana in Accra and the University of Education in Winneba, Ghana, recently visited the University of Virginia campus.
The two universities will participate in faculty and student exchange programs, joint research activities, and short-term academic programs.
Tufts accepted 21 students from 13 different African countries for admission into its Class of 2016. Six accepted students are from Ghana.
Students at Cornell Law School are contributing to the effort to enact permanent political reform in the war-torn nation in the Horn of Africa.
Black graduates are 30 percent less likely to find full-time employment as White university graduates.
Public universities in Kenya admitted a record total of 41,879 students this year, an increase of about 8,000 students from a year ago.
By a vote of 10-0, the Supreme Court of Brazil upheld the university's racial quota system that benefits Black applicants.
The garments use fabric that is embedded at the molecular level with insecticides to ward off mosquitoes infected with malaria, a disease that kills some 655,000 people annually in Africa.
The award is given to individuals and organizations that have promoted freedom in South Africa. In accepting the honor, Lincoln president Robert Jennings confirmed that Lincoln University will open a branch campus in Cape Town, South Africa.
Seven students who participated in Semester at Sea program of the University of Virginia in the fall of 2010, came home to the United States determined to help a village they had visited while in Ghana.
The president of Nigeria announced recently that the University of Lagos would be renamed Moshood K.O. Abiola University.
NotInMyCounty.org offers a safe, secure, and anonymous space online where students can report incidents of corruption.
Last year Clemson sent 675 books to Narok University College in Kenya. This year another 4,200 books are being donated.
Strive Masiyiwa, founder and chair of Econet Wireless, has established the Ambassador Andrew Young International Scholars program.