New Haven students visit South Africa

BURLINGTONThe Emergent Media Center at Champlain College was recently awarded a $600,000 grant from the United Nations Population Fund to create an electronic game for young boys in developing nations targeted at preventing violence against women. This will be a global initiative, with an initial focus on South Africa. A team of 15 studentsincluding Ashley Bessette of New Havenleft Aug. 22 for a 10-day research and information-gathering trip to Cape Town, South Africa. While there, the student will begin tackling this complex and challenging project, according to Ann DeMarle of Champlain College.

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