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Celebrating 50 years of success

Founded in 1970 by Stanley Lash as an independent interdisciplinary school within the School of Graduate Studies, the School of Urban and Regional Planning (SURP) recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.

Meet Heather Carter - Student Engagement Lead

Navigating the world of online academics can often be a challenge but Arts and Science Online (ASO) Student Engagement Lead Heather Carter makes the process seamless. With a focus on recruiting and supporting online undergraduate students, Carter works tirelessly to facilitate ASO’s student’s integration into the university community.

Ghana’s illegal mining continues because the rules and reality are disconnected

Artisanal and small-scale mining – a low-tech, indigenous mining subsector – is taking on increasing economic importance in many developing countries. Over 150 million people worldwide are estimated to derive their livelihoods from this activity indirectly. In Ghana, it supports millions and contributes up to 43% of the nation’s total gold production.