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USF Sarasota-Manatee's Dr. Lynn McBrien (cent) w/families in Uganda
African Refugees
University Beat on WUSF TV looks at a story of tragedy and recovery, as we meet a USF Sarasota-Manatee Associate Professor of Education who has worked closely with African refugee children--children who have lived through things no young person ever should. We’ll see what she’s learned from those children and how she’s passing those lessons along back home.

On the Radio

St. Pete Mayor Bill Foster & students from USF St. Pete's Neighborhood News Bureau (courtesy  Daniel McDonald, USFSP Neighborhood News Bureau)
Neighborhood News Bureau

This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 has the story behind the story on the next generation of journalists from USF. They're getting some real-life training at USF St. Petersburg's Neighborhood News Bureau, while also helping get the word out about a community where “good news” doesn’t always make the news.

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Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:30 AM and 8:30 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Friday at 7:30 PM
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- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

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Dr. Lynn McBrien talks about how she got involved with research and work with African refugee children.

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Dr. McBrien explains how her work with refugees applies to her job as an Associate Professor at the USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Education.

 
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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.

For more information

African Refugees
Dr. Lynn McBrien
Assoc. Prof., USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Education
941-359-4635 jlmcbrien@sar.usf.edu

October 2008 University Beat report on
"From There to Here," a photography exhibit on the lives of Bay area refugee youth.

Neighborhood News Bureau
Neighborhood News Bureau website
727-327-2129

Loretha Cleveland, Director, USF St. Pete Neighborhood News Bureau
727-873-4741 lclevela@mail.usf.edu

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