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IdeaFestival 2014 #3: Jazz Musician Wynton Marsalis on Art & Creativity in America

Wynton Marsalis Session: Wynton Marsalis Wednesday, October 1, 2014 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (Kentucky Center) Wynton Marsalis is the Managing and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center and a world-renowned trumpeter, bandleader and composer. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana … 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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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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A Conversation with Rev. Dr. Bernard Lafayette (Chandler School of Theology, Emory University)

Hosted by the Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility Friday, April 25, 2014, 3pm, Garrett 116 refreshments The Rev. Dr. Lafayette, an ordained minister, is a longtime civil rights activist, organizer, and an authority on nonviolent social change. He co-founded … Continue reading

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Why Do Ukraine and Crimea Matter to Americans? A Panel Discussion with Experts from WKU

 A Panel Discussion with Experts from WKU Thu, Apr 3, 7pm, Mass Media & Technology Hall (MMTH) 236 A map showing the disputed areas near Russia in red (Laris Karklis / The Washington Post) Panelists Michael McClellan, Minister-Counselor of the U.S. … Continue reading

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What should we be worried about?

Big picture thinkers on ‘real scenarios that keep scientists up at night’ Since we can’t stop worrying, can science teach us at least how to worry better? What should and shouldn’t we be worried about – for scientific reasons? The … Continue reading

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Tis the Season for the Conservation Vacation

Details regarding this year’s Conservation Vacation will be emailed to all faculty and staff soon. If you have any questions, concerns, or if your space has specific needs involving research, or mission critical events do not hesitate to reach out … Continue reading

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“It All Turns on Affection:” Love, Knowledge, Care, and Resilience (Wendell Berry)

We have the world to live in on the condition that we will take good care of it. And to take good care of it we have to know it. And to know it and to be willing to take … Continue reading

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“It All Turns on Affection” (Wendell Berry’s Jefferson Lecture): Why We Can Only Really Know & Take Care Of What We Love

Join us for the last conversation this semester at the Honors Salon on Tue, Nov 19, 2013, 7-8pm (5 minutes from campus – email me for the address) Watch this rare television interview with one of America’s most influential writers … Continue reading

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Sustainability Teach-In

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