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Sunil Thapa, First Graduate Student Admitted to Sustainable Energy Program

Sunil Thapa
How far from home would you travel in pursuit of your educational goals? Would nearly two days of travel and a 16 hour flight from Asia to America sound about right? It did to Sunil Thapa, the first graduate student admitted to the newly established Master of Science in Sustainable Energy program at Eastern Illinois University, and he is making the most of his experience. Read more ...


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