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  • AAP Public Dialogue Series-"COVID-19 Pandemic: Responses & lessons learned from African universities
    As nations continue to come to terms with coping and finding solutions to the challenges that have beset them with the onslaught of COVID-19, the Alliance for African Partnership has established a public dialogue series with speakers including the Vice Chancellors, researchers and other relevant staff at AAP consortium universities, as well as representatives of the public and private sector, funding partners, think tanks, and NGOs, among others. Partnering with the MSU African Studies Center, the Tanzania Partnership Program, and University World News - Africa, the AAP will host a series of six virtual dialogues throughout the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic covering a variety of topics and themes. All are welcomed to attend these virtual webinars and submit questions for featured panelists. University leaders from across the continent came together to discuss their institutions' response to the crisis and share best practices on how to move forward. We were joined by: • Barnabas Nawangwe, Vice Chancellor, Makerere University• Ibrahima Thioub, Rector, Universite Cheikh Anta Diop• Rose Mwonya, Vice Chancellor, Egerton University• David Norris, Vice Chancellor, University of Botswana• Moderator: Paul Zeleza, Vice Chancellor, US International University - Africa   For more information, including how to register for future dialogues, please visit our website: https://aap.isp.msu.edu/research-funding/aap-public-dialogue-sessions/">https://aap.isp.msu.edu/research-funding/aap-public-dialogue-sessions/
    By: Elaina Lawrence

  • AAP Public Dialogue Series-"COVID-19 Pandemic: Responses & lessons learned from African universities
    As nations continue to come to terms with coping and finding solutions to the challenges that have beset them with the onslaught of COVID-19, the Alliance for African Partnership has established a public dialogue series with speakers including the Vice Chancellors, researchers and other relevant staff at AAP consortium universities, as well as representatives of the public and private sector, funding partners, think tanks, and NGOs, among others. Partnering with the MSU African Studies Center, the Tanzania Partnership Program, and University World News - Africa, the AAP will host a series of six virtual dialogues throughout the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic covering a variety of topics and themes. All are welcomed to attend these virtual webinars and submit questions for featured panelists. University leaders from across the continent came together to discuss their institutions' response to the crisis and share best practices on how to move forward. We were joined by: • Barnabas Nawangwe, Vice Chancellor, Makerere University• Ibrahima Thioub, Rector, Universite Cheikh Anta Diop• Rose Mwonya, Vice Chancellor, Egerton University• David Norris, Vice Chancellor, University of Botswana• Moderator: Paul Zeleza, Vice Chancellor, US International University - Africa   For more information, including how to register for future dialogues, please visit our website: https://aap.isp.msu.edu/research-funding/aap-public-dialogue-sessions/?fbclid=IwAR0csDD-nV7dmLpWPIUbJfW1ypn9CujoHQGqnoMnS3caGckY16_-gesfooE" target="_blank" rel="noopener nofollow" data-ft="{"tn":"-U"}" data-lynx-mode="async" data-lynx-uri="https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Faap.isp.msu.edu%2Fresearch-funding%2Faap-public-dialogue-sessions%2F%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR0csDD-nV7dmLpWPIUbJfW1ypn9CujoHQGqnoMnS3caGckY16_-gesfooE&h=AT25vUkcjCSzrsk6zTvMc6JQF_lnvaHHrkujvmubQqsbU4OxvZYx5o3CSMKIv46v5b2YWVrPNBlEMcgoaxaeZgO8uCXinfOc-4SyFwmbOcYrRYfjXsRSsW2ruF7xO61RZtR3dMBQs0UfMfXgkqOLqOEaQcQWszV0yVdstC0RnLPDnccjBoPaomaT2ZymUO8AzMyi3yFM3gB1vLalAhHYuBxdxKyicVfbDJpxq2QAuBHdbthSymmYL3fGwuVPI2wBbBbNA4zaGZVwAZN06vUweOdeQDTtnb_JWXi76ZGO-wM6XQfLiGPOloCBRaG8rBNm360rQQRAbYOgHmsY_dIPAvgJyxMQxpyen03TftrU-dRvmjeqlhedzmYXPN2CcWXfBgvgyzQmUdp8_WeHBUQsvgXds1_6buyObhH9jmWtXCLHesIsrDwFbOBcaUscc8rNGghRZCOZ3q4lTdjP6nVeN26YJaWZ7GZpvhi1OZbtjjKEb8ijYyBK46Bz6lzpu9RYyjHqIWQEp_oy-nJBNQv-mS22CL-iti2aOrdRV5au7Km_KNoxIugwItX42RhPQ22G9CLrruSIRvh4XAsj2MTv-9Cbm771t8uNIL_P8cPPmFjF1SMzo1kK5hrDuZ7oP6LkIHR25MlzF44Lzh_9Qg">https://aap.isp.msu.edu/resea…/aap-public-dialogue-sessions/
    By: Elaina Lawrence

  • Call for papers for a special issue of Journal of Student Affairs in Africa is now open!
    The Journal of Student Affairs in Africa is preparing a special issue on "The Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education and Student Affairs in Africa" in which they will be publishing the reflections of student affairs practitioners, university leaders, policy makers, researchers, students, and journalists on the impact of COVID-19 in the context of African higher education and other relevant contexts.   Click the link below to learn more.   https://www.journals.ac.za/index.php/jsaa/announcement/view/31">https://www.journals.ac.za/index.php/jsaa/announcement/view/31
    By: Elaina Lawrence
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  • COVID-19 and the Risks to Food Supply Chains in Africa
    On April 22, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will be hosting a webinar on COVID-19 and the Risks to Food Supply Chains in Africa.   Click on the link below to register for this webinar.   https://fao.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcqcOCsrD8tH9TXMlxuCam2Vj2bMl4xFO9x">https://fao.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcqcOCsrD8tH9TXMlxuCam2Vj2bMl4xFO9x" rel="nofollow">https://fao.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcqcOCsrD8tH9TXMlxuCam2Vj2bMl4xFO9x
    By: Elaina Lawrence
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  • The Coronavirus: The Political Economy of a Pathogen
    Vice Chancellor of Unites State International University - Africa, Paul Zeleza wrote an article that covers the impacts COVID-19 is having on economies. He also talks about the virus as it relates to globalization and nationalism.    To read this article, click the link below!   https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/coronavirus-political-economy-pathogen-paul-tiyambe-zeleza/?fbclid=IwAR3QVvKJmyrUiGRhRUZZO8V7AFE6ZeZ_Ztpmk14XZlbQtcWlzX2fqfRArCw">https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/coronavirus-political-economy-pathogen-paul-tiyambe-zeleza/?fbclid=IwAR3QVvKJmyrUiGRhRUZZO8V7AFE6ZeZ_Ztpmk14XZlbQtcWlzX2fqfRArCw" rel="nofollow">https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/coronavirus-political-economy-pathogen-paul-tiyambe-zeleza/?fbclid=IwAR3QVvKJmyrUiGRhRUZZO8V7AFE6ZeZ_Ztpmk14XZlbQtcWlzX2fqfRArCw     
    By: Elaina Lawrence
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