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A Semester in Rwanda

First blog entry: here we go!

There's about 5 million things to do and not enough time to do them all! I have to finish up responsibilities at Simmons, which include transitioning our department to the (currently named) Graduate School of Library and Information Science. That's on my mind as well as the personal responsibilites that I'll have to let go of during my absence. It's an odd feeling to drop out of your usual life for four months: students, research, administration, political groups, my family and yeah, my kids (okay, they're grown up, but...) -- all of these threads interupted for a time. 

Naively, I thought it would feel liberating ...

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Associate Professor Nanette Veilleux has been awarded a Fulbright Grant to teach computer engineering at the Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) in Rwanda. Follow along on her journey.


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