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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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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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Gatton & Honors students present their research at international conference

Paige Volpenhein (above) of Gatton Academy and Stephanie Gaiko (below) of the Honors College presenting their research findings at an international conference with attendees from 28 countries. Paige and Stephanie worked with Dr. Scott Arnett in EXS and Dr. Don … Continue reading

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Taste of Africa (African Student Association)

Wed, May 7, 2014, 6.30pm, Kentucky Museum Miss Africa USA Fashion Show Traditional Food Special Guest Performer Cultural Dance Photobooth African Exhibits Free Prizes!

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