Global Studies

Rwandan Genocide Survivor to Share Story of Faith, Forgiveness - Postponed

Immaculée Ilibagiza's lecture scheduled for Tuesday, February 18 has been postponed due to her canceled flight. The lecture has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m in Olin B Lecture Hall.

In 1994 Immaculée Ilibagiza and seven women spent 91 days in a cramped room of a local pastor’s house in Rwanda. She entered the room a vibrant 115-pound university student with a loving family and emerged weighing just 65 pounds to find most of her family had been brutally murdered.

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Rwandan Genocide Survivor to Share Personal Story, Film Of "The Children Who Lived"

A survivor of the Rwandan genocide will share his personal story and present an edited version of his documentary at an upcoming Nebraska Wesleyan University lecture.

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Student, Professor Research Migrant Education in China

Michelle Zhang wrote a traditional research paper for her “Politics of China” class. Little did she know that assignment would eventually lead to a collaborative research project with her professor that would take her from a political science classroom at Nebraska Wesleyan University to a migrant school in China.

“I’ve always been interested in children and education,” said Zhang, who as a teenager moved with her family from China to the United States. “This opportunity allowed me to elaborate on my interests and research and really go out in the world.”

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