April 14, 2021: This year’s Ashesi career fair, as with many university activities over the past year, looked different. There were no groups of students gathered around recruiter desks across campus and no speakers booming around the Archer Cornfield Courtyard.
April 6, 2021: Senior Lecturer and Director of the Center for African Popular Culture, Dr. Oduro-Frimpong, has been named one of four convenors for an Africa Institute initiative focused on exploring African communities through a range of scholarly and public programs.
April 2, 2021: Oliver Mensah is a Mastercard Foundation Scholar Alumnus and a software engineer at Future500 B.V. Besides his day-to-day job as a software engineer, he is very active in the developer community in sub-Saharan Africa and contributes to programs designed to support the professional development of software engineers in Africa.
March 15, 2021: I am writing on behalf of the Executive Committee, the Board of Directors of Ashesi University, and the Board of Trustees of Ashesi University Foundation, to inform you that the Research and Learning Building will be named Patrick K. Nutor Hall in honor of his service to Ashesi University.
March 10, 2021: On the football field at Ashesi, a group of Engineering students is seen launching plastic cup gliders into the air. The students are learning about the Magnus Effect, the scientific principle which explains David Beckham’s bending free kicks.
March 10, 2021: When Maureen Biney ’12’s brother took ill years ago, their trip to the hospital revealed a lot more than just a diagnosis. To pull up his records, the nurses had to comb through pages of notebooks, a highly inefficient process.
March 10, 2021: Born and raised in Ghana, Abena Nyantekyi-Owusu saw “the impact that business and the private sector have on developing nations.
March 10, 2021: Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited has partnered with Ashesi’s Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) to launch a new incubator focused on supporting women-led or women-owned technology businesses.