Who You Gonna Call?

Who You Gonna Call:  In a Post-Conflict State, Should One Look to Local or International Communities for Solutions to the Obstacle of Reconstruction?   Introduction: Conflicts within countries have arisen frequently and persistently throughout the history of organized statehood.  The birth of state communities was soon followed by the birth of an international community, which […]

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Civil War in Sierra Leone

Established in 1787, Sierra Leone began as a colony under British rule, located northwest of Liberia and south of the country of Guinea (“Profile”).  After gaining its independence in 1961, the newly-formed republic struggled to maintain economic stability as a series of coups and governmental changes disrupted the shaky power of first president Milton Margai, […]

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HPC Seminar Series: The Subterranean Genome of the Devil Worm

The Subterranean Genome of the Devil Worm Professor John R. Bracht Department of Biology (CAS) Abstract: The subterranean worm H. mephisto, was first discovered in a gold mine in South Africa, living nearly a mile underground in water-filled cracks in the earth’s crust. Completely isolated from the terrestrial biosphere, this organism has managed to survive, […]

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