Global Viewpoint

Prof. Rini Bhattacharya Mehta discusses violence against women in India

Published Date:June 19, 2013

Prof. Rini Bhattacharya Mehta spoke with News Bureau news editor Dusty Rhodes about the status of women in India, and another new law toughening penalties on a broader range of sexual assaults.

Published Date: June 19, 2013


Prof. S. Ismat Shah, winner of the 2012 International Alumni Achievement Award, discusses his humanitarian work

Published Date:May 8, 2013

Dr. S. Ismat Shah, winner of the 2012 Sheth International Alumni Achievement Award, discusses his humanitarian work, his advocacy of alternative energy, and other important topics.

Published Date: May 8, 2013


Dr. Maimouna Barro discusses the recent conference on West Africa at Illinois

Published Date:March 27, 2013

Maimouna Barro (above), associate director of the Center for African Studies, discusses themes covered in the conference "Peace Building in West Africa: Looking for Answers," held recently at Illinois.

Published Date: March 27, 2013


Professor Damarys Canache discusses Venezuela's future

Published Date:January 14, 2013

Professor Damarys Canache discusses Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's (above) health issues and their potential impact on the future of the Latin American nation prior to his death March 5.

Published Date: January 14, 2013


Professor Ken Cuno discusses the recent protests and referendum vote in Egypt

Published Date:December 17, 2012

UI History Professor Ken Cuno discusses the recent protests in Egypt against President Muhammad Mursi (above, courtesy UK) and the constitutional referendum which began Dec. 15.

Published Date: December 17, 2012