The Hispanic Film Series offered by the Missouri University of Science and Technology arts, languages, and philosophy department will continue this February with a viewing of the comic satire “3 Beauties.”
Archives for February 7, 2017
African Ph.D. student works on small-scale mining safety in Ghana
As a doctoral student in mining engineering, Kenneth Bansah works, learns and lives nearly 10,000 miles from his boyhood home of Tarkwa, Ghana, a gold mining hub in western Africa.
But even as he fine-tunes his dissertation on mitigating sinkhole hazards and other karst formations − and takes care of three children ages four and under while his wife completes her own graduate studies in Michigan – the subsistence gold miners of Ghana are never far from Bansah’s mind.
Or his heart.