Brigham Young University

Latin American Studies

ISIS, Ebola, and Bodies that Fell from the Sky: A View of Global Crises from the UN

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ISIS, Ebola, and Bodies that Fell from the Sky: A View of Global Crises from the UN

Somini Sengupta is the New York Times bureau chief for the United Nations and will present a lecture on Thursday, 30 October at noon in 238 HRCB.

In her current position, she covers stories on diplomats, warlords, and assorted mayhem. Sengupta’s previous assignments for the NYT include technology correspondent and bureau chief in both New Delhi and West Africa.

Her most recent article, “Venezuela Gets U.N. Seat; Turkey Is Denied,” Read More…

Current Issues in U.S. National Security and Diplomacy

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Current Issues in U.S. National Security and Diplomacy

John D. Negroponte is a former U.S. deputy secretary of state and currently serves on the Leadership Council of Concordia, a nonpartisan, nonprofit based in New York City. Negroponte will address a guest and campus audience on Thursday, 25 September at 7:30 p.m. in the Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center.

He is also chairman for the Council of the Americas/Americas Society and for Walmart’s International Advisory Council, is vice chairman of McLarty Associates, and serves on the board of the Asia Society. He also holds a part-time position at his alma mater, Yale University.

Negroponte is a former U.S. ambassador to Honduras, Read More…

Career and Internship Positions

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Career and Internship Positions

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) applies rigorous to develop, test, and scale up proven solutions to real-world problems faced by the poor in developing countries.

We are currently accepting applications for a variety of positions in the U.S. and across the globe.

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Global Strategies Coordinator

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Global Strategies Coordinator

The U.S. Grains Council, an export market development nonprofit, seeks candidates for the position of global strategies coordinator. Duties include to provide administrative support, coordinate travel details for department and for members, assist in tracking of agriculture-related trade developments, assist in the preparation of annual marketing plans, and draft correspondence.

Candidates must be organized and have excellent computer, written, and verbal skills. Fluency in Portuguese and/or Spanish is a definite plus. Must have the ability to deal with pressure and deadlines.

Send letter of interest and resume to: HR/Global Strategies, U.S. Grains Council, helmore@grains.org.

Brazil Beneath the Surface

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Brazil Beneath the Surface

11 April
7:30 p.m.
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Join faculty and students from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese in a celebration of Brazilian music and poetry: Noite de Música e Poesia Brasileira (Night of Brazilian Music and Poetry). Performances will include music in the styles of bossa nova, tropicália, música popular Brasileira, and more.

Sponsored by the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, Phi Lambda Beta, and the Instituto de Estudios Vallejianos.