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Lumos Events

    Lumos Events

  • Rwanda- Land of A Thousand Hills
    01-11-2019 | 10 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. | Beaman A&B

    Are you interested in the concept of empowerment, international development, and/or breaking down societal generalizations about Africa? Come learn about Shannon Fish's Lumos Fellow travels to Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills.  

  • Nepal: Healthcare, Culture, and Relationships
    01-14-2019 | 2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. | Beaman A&B

    Bharatpur, Nepal is the largest city in the Chitwan region where many people live in the national forest. Nepal is a developing country in Asia, it is a very large tourist country due to the Himalayan mountain range. Despite most of the country’s income coming from tourism, the country is economically behind and lacking in access and quality of healthcare. Through the Lumos Award learn how Heather Ferrari was able to volunteer in a teaching hospital and work with patients from all across the southern part of Nepal. She was able to grasp knowledge on differences in medical care in other cultures and countries. Throughout the project she developed friendships and relationships with people all over the world and was able to discuss health care differences with doctors and nurses, hoping to plant a seed for continual progress in Nepal’s healthcare system