The University of Delaware’s Kelebogile Setiloane, associate professor in the College of Health Sciences’ Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, has been awarded the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship.

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UD's Kelebogile Setiloane awarded Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship

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2:16 p.m., May 28, 2014--The University of Delaware’s Kelebogile Setiloane, associate professor in the College of Health Sciences’ Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, has been awarded the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship.

This highly competitive fellowship is an Institute of International Education initiative to encourage African born scholars in the United States to give back to Africa their acquired skills in research and teaching by working collaboratively with colleagues in African institutions of higher education, Setiloane said.

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Setiloane will work with members of the nutrition department of the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Ogun State, Nigeria, on efforts aimed at improving the nutritional status of women, children and vulnerable groups in the rural areas by creating nutrition education messages that are sensitive to the cultural nuances of this population group.  

The intended outcome of this project is that, in addition to nutrition education, a linkage between the University of Delaware and FUNAAB will be created for faculty and student exchange for research options as well as study abroad opportunities. FUNAAB is a World Bank-certified Center of Excellence Institution in Africa.

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