Tag Archives: global competence

Islam and Politics

A discussion with and between Michael McClellan, WKU Diplomat in Residence & Dr. Soleiman Kiasatpour, Political Science Mon, Sep 15, 12.30-1.30, Grise Hall 339 Pizza & Politics, sponsored by the Department of Political Science

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Centennial Market: The Colors of Ecuador

Centennial Mall, Wed, Sep 10, 11am – 2pm In celebration of the start of the 2014-15 International Year of Ecuador, the Office of International Programs, along with other campus and community members, will be transforming Centennial Mall into an Ecuadorian … Continue reading

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Info Session on US Department of State internships

Wed, Sep 10, 7-8.30pm, Mass Media & Technology Hall 236 Interested in a summer internship in 2015? The US Department of State has many internships in Washington and around the world! WKU’s Diplomat-in-Residence, Michael McClellan, will discuss this program and … Continue reading

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Successful Careers in the Age of Globalization: Expert Advice from a Career Diplomat

Presentation & discussion: free, open to the public & swipeable Wed, Sep 17, 7-8.30pm, Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium (room 1074) swipeable 13 qualities that the State Department seeks in in Foreign Service Officers, which very much apply to international/global positions … Continue reading

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International Year of Ecuador Featured Events

Full calendar of events Twitter: @wkuiyo

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International Year of Ecuador Grand Opening Reception

International Year of Ecuador Grand Opening Reception The Art Department and the Office of International Programs cordially invite you to celebrate the start of our yearlong exploration of Ecuador. Wednesday, September 10th, 4:30pm-6:30pm, FAC Main Gallery The event will spotlight … Continue reading

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Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life (Deresiewicz 2014)

A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be—but aren’t—providing. As a professor at Yale, Bill Deresiewicz saw something that troubled him deeply. His students, some of the … Continue reading

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A Symposium on Peace, Islam, and Counter-Narratives

This conference brings together academics, practitioners, policy influencers, and Muslim thought leaders to discuss the potential strategic role of the Islam in American security policy and initiatives. It focuses on the role of “counter-narratives,” or the attempt to respond to … Continue reading

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Confuse students to help them learn

Steve Kolowich, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Aug 14, 2014 Professors who present classroom material clearly and concisely may not be doing their students any favors. (…) Forcing them to work through impasses can promote deeper levels of comprehension, researchers … Continue reading

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Follow the construction of the new Honors College & International Center in real time

An artist’s rendering shows what the new honors college/international center will look like at Western Kentucky University The new building is slated to open July 1, 2015 Regularly updated webcam Int’l/Honors Building to rise soon Chuck Mason, Bowling Green Daily … Continue reading

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