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An Angel in Africa

Father Dennis Dease's magnanimous involvement in Uganda reflects his commitment to the mission of the university
Kampala

Reason for Hope

KAMPALA, UGANDA - The miracle workers are busy here these days.In a former retail storefront on a rut-filled dirt road in Ndejje, a poverty-stricken area southeast of Kampala, the first Hope Medical Clinic opened in November 2007. The sign outside says "Eddwaliro," Ugandan for "health care," in bold red letters, and 40 to 50 people show up every month or treatment of malaria, typhoid fever and the flu.
Out of Africa

Out of Africa

Degrees in hand, Ugandan students seek to make an impact in our world
Most Friday and Saturday nights are dedicated to going out with friends – usually starting no earlier than midnight. One difference between clubs in Minnesota and Kampala, according to Olivia? “For one, clubs here close at 2 a.m., not 4 a.m.”

Home and Away

Sisters Felista and Olivia Mpanga have found comfort and friendship in Minnesota
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23rd Annual Entrepreneur Awards Presented

Award recipients include: Andrew Duff, chairman and CEO of Piper Jaffray, Warners’ Stellian and Angela Kelly Selden ’87, co-chair, Arise Virtual Solutions, Inc.
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Student Centered

The newly opened Anderson Student Center will offer Tommies a plethora of foods, services, and social activites
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BizTube: Know the Marketplace

When you’re in a competitive business situation, be attuned to the marketplace. There might come a time when with one small push, you can become the industry leader.
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BizTube: Know Your Consumer

In the old days, businesses operated on a “make-and-sell” model, pushing products to market and being assured people would buy them, and they did! But in today’s competitive marketplace, with information instantly in consumers’ hands, businesses have to be much savvier about knowing their consumer.
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Under the Milky Way

First published images from the new observatory offer "awe-inspiring" view of our universe