Hokies in Africa's Warm Heart: How TEAM Malawi can inform the

Beyond Boundaries Process

Anna Erwin

October 25, 2016

 

What unique aspects of the TEAM Malawi project allow for participants to do meaningful, translational research in a global context? How do we foster successful cross-sector, global collaborations like TEAM Malawi through Beyond Boundaries? To further investigate this question, I attended a TEAM (Technology – Education – Advocacy – Medicine) Malawi meeting and spoke with key players in the collaboration. As Beyond Boundaries moves forward with its call to extend Ut Prosim to other parts of the world, the university will need to identify “best practices” to guide its transformation. TEAM Malawi's success provides some insight into how faculty and students can work collaboratively with communities and institutions in other countries to improve the human condition.

 

A Hokie History in the Warm Heart

 

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