At the University of Eldoret, in Kenya, we were greeted with — no joke — a band and a red carpet.
One student said he was shocked to find that the academic quality was greater than that of many of his college courses and yet it cost him nothing.
The program is highly subsidized and intended for undergraduate and graduate students in the sciences and humanities.
Professor Carvunis stressed that the genetic patterns she is studying do not fit with the evolutionary theory she learned “since I was an undergraduate.”
What makes the Summer Seminars so special? Last year Emily Kurlinski talked with a graduate, “Mary,” who is pursuing her own research in the world of academia.