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VOTE in CT Elections!!

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2 IS ELECTION DAY.

It is our pleasure to invite you to this year’s Earth Day Celebration:   KEEPING OUR FEET TO THE FIRE: JOINING ART AND SCIENCE TO ENGAGE ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES  Thursday, April 22   8 p.m.  CFA Hall The event will feature a world premier screening of Paul Horton’s film:   CONNECTIONS WITHIN A FRAGILE WORLD   There will […]

It is our pleasure to invite you to this year’s Earth Day Celebration:   KEEPING OUR FEET TO THE FIRE: JOINING ART AND SCIENCE TO ENGAGE ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES  Thursday, April 22   8 p.m.  CFA Hall The event will feature a world premier screening of Paul Horton’s film:   CONNECTIONS WITHIN A FRAGILE WORLD   There will […]

In celebration of WesFest, join Wesleyan Model United Nations and Professors Giulio Gallarotti, Nancy Schwartz and Anne Peters, Government Department for a wide-ranging discussion on the foreign policy challenges that confronted the new administration and how successfully President Obama responded to them.  The speakers will give an in-depth analysis of President Obama’s foreign policy with a special […]

Critical Condition: A panel discussion focused on health care reform in the United States March 24, 2010 7pm Daniel Family Commons, 3rd floor of the Usdan University Center The Usdan Common Connections Committee is happy to invite you to a panel discussion focusing on the current efforts to reform the health care system in the […]

Women Soldiers in Conflict: Difficult Testimonies from the West Bank and Gaza 2 p.m. Mon., Feb. 22 — Usdan, 108 How do female soldiers in the Israeli Defense Forces experience their duties when serving in the West Bank and Gaza? Dana Golan, Executive Director of Breaking the Silence and former Lieutenant Education Corps officer, will […]

 Because When God Is Too Busy: Haiti, Me and The World A performance by Gina Athena Ulysse How did Haiti–the enfant terrible of the Americas become the bete noire of the region? This dramatic monologue considers how the past occupies the present. Ulysse weaves spokenword and Vodou chants to reflect on childhood memories, social (in)justice, […]

Reforming the United Nations:  Mission Impossible? Thursday, October 22           7 p.m. Daniel Family Commons, Usdan Reception to follow   Professor Paul M. Kennedy, Dilworth Professor of History and Director of International Security Studies at Yale University, will speak on UN reform to mark Connecticut’s celebration of the 64th anniversary of the founding of the […]

  Mainlehwon Ebenezer Vonhm Benda Founder and Director, Center for Peace Education, Monrovia, Liberia Born and raised in Liberia, Mainlehwon Ebenezer Vonhm Benda fled the country during the height of the civil war and lived as a refugee in several West African nations, before getting the opportunity to pursue his education in the United States. […]

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