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Takoi K. Hamrita, Republic Medal of Merit

Takoi K. Hamrita, engineering professor and a native of Tunisia, received the Republic Medal of Merit in Education and Science from Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the president of Tunisia. One of that country’s highest honors, the medal recognizes Hamrita’s successful efforts to help shape the future of higher education in Tunisia through innovative pilot projects and training programs in distance learning, university management and evaluation and university public service and outreach.