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  • Locations: Kampala, Uganda
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Program Sponsorship: Creighton Sponsored Program Program Type: Faculty-Led Program Abroad (FLPA), Global Scholars Programs
Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.5 Language of Instruction: English
Open to Non-Creighton Students?: Yes
Program Description:

Backpack Journalism


Students in the summer immersion course will travel to Northern Uganda in 2018 help produce, shoot and edit a documentary film, write blogs and explore theology and journalism. Students earn six credit hours in theology and journalism while experiencing for a short time life in a challenging part of the world. The course includes a film-making boot camp, two weeks immersed in the place and two weeks to produce a rough cut of the film.  The focus will be on refugees from South Sudan.  Previous Backpack Journalism projects and students’ blogs are available at

Northern Uganda

May 23-June 27, 2018


- THL 443: Ecciesology in Context (Magis Core Intersections)
- JRM322: Feature Writing


Carol Zuegner | | 402-280-4059
John O'Keefe | | 402-280-4799
Tim Guthrie | | 402-280-3348

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.