Medical student Chiemela Ubagharaji was recently awarded the Jackie Robinson Foundation Extra Innings Fellowship from the United Health Foundation’s Diverse Scholars Initiative.
WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control.
Nigeria health official display a leaflet explaining Ebola virus disease at the arrival hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, on Monday. Nigerian authorities on Monday confirmed a second case of Ebola in Africa's most populous country, an alarming setback as offic…
GARY | You'd expect to see students of various medical disciplines carefully cutting on the cadavers in the Indiana University Northwest International Cadaver Prosection Program.
Last week, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria — the extremist movement now occupying large swaths of territory in the region — forced the last Christians out of the Iraqi city of Mosul.
No matter what happens, it always seems like the black community is stuck at the bottom being examined, judged and ridiculed. The black culture always seems to be in the same position it was in yesterday, the day before that and the day before that.
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INDIANAPOLIS | Ezekiel "Ziggy" Ansah knew nothing about the NFL when he was growing up. Now, he could be a first-round pick in April's draft.
VALPARAISO | As Valparaiso University develops the campus' Africa Institute, school officials won't be working alone.
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo talks during a gala at Valparaiso University.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University President Mark Heckler, left, sits with Ade Adefuye, Nigeria's ambassador to the United States.
A movement spreading across Illinois is creating a health care revolution for refugees from countries including Burma, Bhutan and Iraq.
The 2010 Tony Award-winning musical, Fela!, is finally coming to Chicago. The Oriental Theatre will host the international touring musical from March 27-April 15. Written by the incomparable choreographer Bill T. Jones and Jim Lewis, the musical is based on compositions and lyrics by late Ni…
HEIDELBERG, Germany | When 11-year-old Lauren Cheney and her teammates went to watch the United States play Nigeria at the 1999 World Cup, they brought along playbooks so they could write down what they would do when it was their turn on soccer's biggest stage.
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