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Building a Global Classroom with Dr. Raj Rao

Arkansas Global Changemakers
Courtesy Arkansas Global Changemakers
Arkansas Global Changemakers is a project aimed at bringing communities together to enhance local solutions to global challenges. Participating faculty and students work alongside organizations, governments, and businesses in Arkansas to place pressing social issues into global context and to enter into dialogue with communities around the world facing similar challenges.

We discuss a global classroom that includes students in Bangalore, India, and in Fayetteville, Arkansas, that focuses on finding solutions to common problems, building cultural competency, and on social innovation in the biomedical field.

Leigh Wood became General Manager of KUAF in August, 2019. Previously she was Membership Director of KUAF, Monthly Giving Manager at Heifer International in Little Rock and Development Specialist at KUT in Austin. She produces and hosts the weekly music program The KUAF Vinyl Hour.