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Friday, March 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 11:30amSciComm 2018
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 12:00pmState of the Agency Lecture Series: Rosalyn Cotton
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Tippens explores well-being among African refugees Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Like many large cities, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, is a patchwork of coexisting prosperity and poverty. Nebraska researcher Julie Tippens is navigating this city’s urban divide in search of refugee families from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Tippens is investigating how Congolese refugees, particularly elders, are faring in Tanzania’s urban environments. Six of 10 refugees now live in cities — many lacking legal documentation — and the majority still live in countries of first asylum where they initially arrived after fleeing violence and unrest in their home countries.

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