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Anne Walker, a professor in UND's Department of Teaching and Learning, shows students at J Nelson Kelly Elementary School in Grand Forks a goat skin lunch pail she brought back from EthiopIa. Walker and coworker Jill Shafer visited EthiopIa as part of EthiopIa Reads, an orgainzation started by Grand Forks author Jane Kurtz.JOHN STENNES/GRAND FORKS HERALD

UND professors find support in Grand Forks for African education project

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Over three recent weeks, UND professors Anne Walker and Jill Shafer woke up in a minimal hotel, took cold showers and drove past groups of children carrying water for miles, women grinding flour out of grain and impoverished cities on their way to work.


“Ethiopia is not set up for tourists,” Walker said.

But they were there to work.

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Anna Burleson
Anna Burleson is the higher education reporter for The Grand Forks Herald. She is a 2013 graduate of the University of South Dakota's Mass Communication program and is originally from Watertown, S.D. Contact Burleson with story ideas or tips by either phone, email or Twitter, all of which are listed below. More examples of her work can be found at
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