Timo Lassak, exchange student
from Germany, and Justin George are studying Spanish
and German respectively at Middlebury College in Vermont under the
special exchange program with HU.
Teaching human rights law in South Africa this
summer is law school professor E. Christi Cunningham,
who will also visit Ghana for consultations with professional colleagues.
Kgosi Lerou Molotlegi, newly
installed King of the Royal Bafokeng Administration in South Africa,
paid his first visit to
Department of International Rescue Committee, where he is on a full-time
internship this summer. The project, where Derricks editing
skills come into play, will "shed light on the low numbers
of African refugee settlements in America."
Kamilah Munir has been accepted for the population
program at the University of Michigan for the summer. She has prospects
of doing an internship in Latin America, meanwhile contemplating
studying toward a masters degree in industrial hygiene at
UCLA, UC Berkeley, Emory or George Washington, all of which universities
have admitted her for the fall. On a Bunche Center fellowship last
at the Hubert H. Humphrey
School of Public Policy, University of Minnesota. Her fellowship
there includes work at the Wilder Research Center. Her research
focuses on building assets in youth. Trista attended the UN World
Conference Against Racism in Durban last summer.
While enrolled in Study Abroad at Stellenbosch University in South
Africa, Jacqueline Fisher enjoyed as a spring break
treat a visit-from-home by her mother, Mrs. Donna Jones; grandmother,
Mrs. Josephine Felder; her aunt, Davida, and her aunts friend,
Ms. Alice Washington. The group, including three generations in
Jackies family, visited Capetown, the Cape of Good Hope and
went on a six day safari.
the U.S. State Department.
Khafilah Malik, former Patricia
Roberts Harris Fellow, who has done teaching under the Sullivan
Program in Kenya, recently presented a paper at the National Council
of Teachers of English Conference (NCTE) on the Correta Scott King
Book Awards, in Baltimore, MD. She is pursing a doctorate degree
in English/Education at West Virginia University, Morgantown.
Language Professor Dr. Marilyn Sephocle
used her language skills as an interpreter and interpretation coordinator
for the AFLEG Conference and the Congo Basin Initiative Conference
held in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, in June. The AFLEG Conference
was organized by the World Bank. Dr. Sephocle is director of the
HU Simultaneous Interpretation Unit.
HU junior journalism major Derrick Nayo
is said by his supervisors to be doing "invaluable" work
studied Islam in China,
having concentrated on Arabic the previous summer in Cairo, Egypt.
Having a great and enriching experience in Cannes, Nsenga Knight
is working in the area of film, her major interest at Howard. She
is conitnuing to practice her French as well as studying French
art history while in Europe for the semester. She studied Arabic
in Morocco as a Bunche Center grantee last summer.
The Frederick Douglas Academy in Harlem is claiming the talents
of Latasha D. Greer, 01 HU grad, as a teacher of social studies
in the middle school. Latasha completed her Ed.M at Teachers College,
Columbia University, in 2001. While at Howard, she was a Harris
Fellow at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
Former Harris Fellow Trista Carter is completing her masters
degree in public policy and nonprofit management
Ms. Fisher capped her
educational experience in Southern Africa with a Bunche Center aided
USAID internship at the American Embassy in Malawi.
Although she spent most of her "government internship"
in the State Department, Maria I. Hart got the
chance last summer to work at the American Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya,
where she reported "loving it
enjoying the confidence
of officials, who have given me many responsibilities and have put
great faith in me." Said she, "I want you to know I am
having a wonderful time in Kenya."
In the wake of 9/11, nine students represented HU in a "town
meeting" on Ted Koppels Nightline (ABC). The students
included: Victor Blackwell, Carmen Calloway, Asawntee Dingle,
Lane Eskridge, Tamika Fluker, Aaron Gaither, Jarvis Houston, Antingwe
Lumukanda, and Kenyan McDuffy.