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‘Traces’ Follows African Mask Along 10,000 Mile Journey

Presented by the University of Michigan Museum of Art, the exhibition opens October 22, 2016 until January 22, 2017.

Michelle Munro-Kramer is one of the researchers working to create a sexual violence prevention program in Ghana.

University Record: U-M shapes sexual violence prevention program in Ghana.

The African Studies Center (ASC) at the University of Michigan

provides strategic guidance and coordination for Africa-related education, research, and training activities on campus, and promotes opportunities for collaboration with African partners on the continent.

Founded in 2008, the center serves as a conduit for the university’s many Africa initiatives in the sciences, arts, humanities, social sciences, engineering, and medicine.

Funded by the Office of the President, these intiatives are African Heritage (AHI); African Social Research (ASRI); Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM-Africa); and U-M African Presidential Scholars (UMAPS) Program.

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