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Drake students, faculty launch blog on Uganda trip

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Students and faculty members from Drake and Makerere gather at a shrine of the Christian Martyrs during a stop on the trip.

A third group of students from Drake University departed for
Uganda in mid May to join students from Makerere University Business School in
a joint seminar on sustainable development. 

The group is documenting the trip on a blog at www.mubs-drake-seminar.blogspot.com.

The 16 Drake students are collaborating with eight students from
Makerere. They are accompanied by Drake faculty members:

  • Debra Bishop, assistant professor of
    management and international business
  • Jimmy Senteza, associate professor of
  • Tom Root, associate professor of

The group has visited the Queen Elizabeth National Park, the
Wildlife Education Center, several rural villages and a tourist attraction —
the Bunyonyi Resorts, among others.