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Boston to Entebbe

Let the tropical glacier exploration begin!  I just booked a flight to Entebbe, Uganda where our team will collect rock samples from deposits left by glaciers during the last glacial maximum (about 20,000 years ago).  80 more words

Natural Sciences

Observations on Africa

Visiting Uganda has been an eye-opening experience.  It makes me appreciate the basic amenities we have at home, as well as make me want to create a more simple, slow-paced lifestyle. 591 more words

Christmas in July

I landed in Entebbe, Uganda last night at midnight. Waking up this morning feels like opening presents at Christmas, getting to see things for the first time. 351 more words

Traveling The Kingdom

“This is just the tail of the snake.”

When I told my family and friends that I would be interning in Uganda this summer, I received the following various remarks and questions:
“Is it safe?” 512 more words

U.S. Warned Uganda About 'Specific' Terrorist Threat to International Airport

Terrorism: America has warned that Uganda’s international airport, in the city of Entebbe, should be alert to a terrorist attack on Thursday evening

UPDF soldiers and police forces patrol streets in Kampala after the US embassy in Uganda warned of a ‘specific threat’ by an unknown group to attack Entebbe international airport Photo: PETER BUSOMOKE/AFP… 355 more words