Facing the Future is looking for a reliable and detail-oriented volunteer to update our contact information for social studies, literacy, global, math, science and environmental education leaders, educators, and their organizations. Due to the small size of our office, the volunteer will have a chance to learn about various aspects of the organization.
Facing the Future is a fast-growing national nonprofit organization based in Seattle. Founded in 1995, Facing the Future brings global issues and sustainability education to K–12 classrooms, reaching over 500,000 students last year alone. We research and write global issues and sustainability curriculum materials (more…)
Evan R. Ward will offer his thoughts on “Olympic Rings and Ocean Dreams: Behind the Scenes in Mexico, 1968″ on Thursday, 13 March at 11:00 a.m. in 238 HRCB.
Ward is a visiting fellow at the Wheatley Institution and an associate professor of history at Brigham Young University.
He previously taught as an assistant and associate professor at the University of North Alabama, (more…)
Paulo Sotero is the next guest in this series, and his topic is “Decision Time in Brazil, and It Is Not About the World Cup: After Three Decades of Change, Now Comes the Hardest Part.” This lecture will take place on Wednesday, 12 March at 3:00 p.m. in 238 HRCB.
Sotero is the director of the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., and is an adjunct faculty member of the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University.
He serves as a member of (more…)
“Trust between European Microstates and their Neighbors” will be presented by Ken Stiles on Wednesday, 12 March at noon in 238 HRCB.
Stiles is a professor of political science and the Kennedy Center’s international relations coordinator. He came to BYU in 2003 after teaching for several years at Loyola in Chicago and Bowling Green State University in Ohio.
His current research is (more…)