On the Radio
“Tragic but inspiring”—those are the words used to describe young people from Africa, who are recovering from years of physical and mental damage inflicted upon them by civil war. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 introduces us to a researcher whose work is helping not only those students, but her pupils at USF Sarasota Manatee as well.
Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
Television - Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week
Dr. Lynn McBrien talks about how she got involved with research and work with African refugee children.
Dr. McBrien explains how her work with refugees applies to her job as an Associate Professor at the USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Education.
Dr. McBrien shows off some of the handmade creations the women she works with in Uganda sell for a living. You can contact her (info below) if you'd like to buy any of these kinds of pieces.
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Dr. Lynn McBrien
Assoc. Prof., USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Education
October 2008 University Beat report on
"From There to Here," a photography exhibit on the lives of Bay area refugee youth.