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Ranchod-Nilsson to Deliver "Great Decisions" Lecture

From St. Norbert College, April 1, 2015
by Erich Wegenke,, 920-403-3089

Sita Ranchod-Nilsson, director of the Institute for Developing Nations at Emory
University, will give a lecture titled "U.S. Policy Toward Africa" on Wednesday, April 15, as
part of the Great Decisions lecture series. Ranchod-Nilsson will discuss the fast-growing
economies of Africa, the United States' promise to favor good governments and healthy
economies over profit, and how it can live up to that promise while securing its economic
interests in the region. The lecture will also discuss the recent Ebola outbreak in West
Africa in the context of these issues.

The lecture will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Fort Howard Theater of the F. K. Bemis
International Center on the St. Norbert College campus. General admission is $5 at the

Ranchod-Nilsson's lecture is the seventh installment in the 2015 Great Decisions series, a
nationwide program meant to bring together local, regional and national experts to
discuss various issues of international interest. The eight-part lecture series is presented
on Wednesdays starting in February and running through April. St. Norbert College is one
of three institutions of higher learning in Wisconsin that offers the entire series. Great
Decisions is sponsored by the St. Norbert College Center for International Education

For more information, contact the CIE at 920-403-4075 or visit

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