US AID’s Higher Education Network Launch–International Development on University Campuses News
From US AID:
“The Higher Education Solutions Network is the latest step in USAID’s efforts to harness the best ideas from the academic and scientific community and young people worldwide to foster transformational progress in development,” explained USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah. “Through this network of Development Labs, we will recapture the legacy of science, technology, and innovation as core drivers of development- as well as inspire and support the next generation of development leaders.”
Development Lab Universities participating at launch include: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of California – Berkeley, Michigan State University, Duke University, Texas A&M University, The College of William & Mary, and Makerere University in Uganda.