Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Daily Texan Article


Clinton forum spurs youth to create positive change
By Madeeha Khursheed, Daily Texan Staff

This weekend, several UT students will attend the third annual Clinton Global Initiative University conference, which seeks to help youth make a positive difference in the world.
The conference will be held April 16-18 at the University of Miami and will bring together more than 1,000 college students and nearly 100 university presidents, along with professors, activists, business leaders, political figures and celebrities. The conference will encourage action by today’s youth on global challenges, such as accessibility to education, poverty alleviation, the environment, public health, and peace and human rights. Student attendees pledged to take specific actions to solve a problem when they applied to participate

UT for Rural Enhancement through Education and Design, a student group that facilitates health care in developing countries, is sending eight members as University representatives and hopes to gain ideas and resources for its cause. ...[read the rest of the article here]