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Global Connections Award

The Global Connections Award celebrates the power of human connections. The award recognizes distinguished service to the global mission of the STAR Scholars Network. An individual with deep impact on advancing global, social mobility is reco...

TU & STAR Launch Quality Enhancement Initiative

Kathmandu, May 17, 2018 Professor Dr. Tirh Raj Khaniya, the vice chancellor of Tribhuvan University, launched a quality enhancement initiative in collaboration with the Society of Transnational Academic Researchers  (STAR), aiming to bring...

Comparative Analysis of CASTE-RACE in an Agrarian Landscape

October 28, 2019, Baltimore, Maryland Dr. Purna Nepali, a STAR Fellow from Kathmandu University talks about Comparative Analysis of Caste-Race-Class in an agrarian landscape. This talk examines and reorients the modes, processes, and trend...

STAR Scholar Extends Community Outreach in Rural Nepal

  • Oct 25, 2019

Dr. Sanjeeb Sapkota Dr. Sanjeeb Sapkota, a STAR Scholar, coordinated a series of activities benefiting the communities in different parts of Nepal. During his two week Nepal visit, Dr. Sapkota organized a health screening and medical check up camp in Pharsadangi village in rural Morang district. Over 175 women and men underwent medical tests to know their oxygen saturation level, blood pressure and blood glucose. They also received m...

BGI Organized a One Day Workshop

  • Oct 9, 2019

September 29, 2019, Chicago On Sunday, September 29, 2019, Nepal’s Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali expressed happiness over the prospect of leveraging the diasporic resources towards achieving economic prosperity in Nepal. In a workshop organized by the Brain Gain Initiative (BGI) America at the Hilton Chicago, Gyawali highlighted that with the promulgation of the new constitution in September 2015 and the successful completion...

Global Connections Award Winner Announced!

  • Oct 1, 2019

2019 Global Connection Award Winner is Dr. Sanjeeb Sapkota! Dr. Sanjeeb Sapkota has over 19 years of experience working in public health and health care in various positions including as a public health expert, Medical Epidemiologist, Research Scientist, Project manager, Senior Data analyst and Communication Specialist in different government public health agencies including World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Pr...