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Global Engagement


On to Elmina Castle

After a great few days in Accra, we drove to Cape Coast. Listening to "Ghana's top Hits 2018 all the way, we were excited to see Elmina Castle because that is what this trip is primarily about.

Arriving in Ghana: Jollof rice hits the spot

Led by professors Renato Perucchio, Michael Jarvis, and Chris Muir. UofR students share their experiences as they study the engineering, historical, and cultural aspects of the coastal forts of Ghana.

Rochester Students Accept Fulbright Grants

Six students have accepted 2018–19 grants in the Fulbright U.S. Student Grant program, which allows recipients to pursue advanced studies, conduct research, and teach English and U.S. culture abroad.

Three Faculty Members Named 2018–19 Fulbright Scholars

Llerena Searle, an assistant professor of anthropology, and Joshua Enck, an adjunct instructor in art and art history, will be in India next fall, and Steven Rozenski, an assistant professor of English, will be in London after receiving Fulbright Scholar awards for 2018–19.

Students Tackle Grand Challenges

Twelve students are the first to seek recognition as Grand Challenges Scholars by the National Academy of Engineering, tackling some of the most pressing issues facing society.