Tag: refugee

Rwandan refugee set to graduate from UofL Friday

Carine Basenge officially graduates from the University of Louisville on Friday with a degree in Psychology. Basenge was born in Rwanda, but her parents fled...

UofL doctors provide vision screenings at back-to-school bash

Thanks to faculty, residents and students from the UofL School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, 300 community children received free vision...

Spring graduates savor success May 2017 was one of university's largest...

UofL’s May 13 commencement imparted the usual emotions of elation, pride, sense of accomplishment and optimism. Thousands of cap-and-gown-clad graduates converged at the KFC Yum!...

UofL graduate: From Bosnian refugee to physician

Meliha Hrustanovic-Kadic developed a passion for medicine while serving as a translator for her aging grandfather during hospital visits. On Saturday, she will graduate...

UofL medical students help solve the puzzles of refugee health care...

For refugees who have fled their home countries, resettling in a completely new culture can be overwhelming. Not only are they often unable to...