FamilySearch is piloting an intern program sending two students to the Dominican Republic to be in archives preparing (unfolding, organizing, flattening) vital records and taking photographs of these vital records with a high-end camera and computer setup (provided my FamilySearch).
We would like them to start 1 May. Service would be 135 days (4.5 months). Prefer Spanish-speaking, but one of the students could be English-speaking. They will be working with a Senior Missionary couple who do speak Spanish. Read More…
The Suffering of Light and Violet Isle will be the topics discussed by Alex Webb on Wednesday, 27 March at noon, HBLL auditorium.
Webb began working as a professional photojournalist in 1974 and two years later joined the international photographers’ cooperative Magnum Photos.
He has worked with the New York Times Magazine, LIFE, Geo Magazine, and National Geographic and is well known for his work in the Caribbean and Mexico.
His publications include the Suffering of Light (2011), Violet Isle (2009), and Crossings (2003). Read More…
Jürgen Buchenau will present “A Dysfunctional ‘Dynasty’: The Sonoran Leaders in the Mexican Revolution, 1910–1934″ on Thursday, 14 March at 2:00 p.m. in 238 HRCB.
Buchenau is a professor of history at the University of North Carolina—Charlotte whose research interests revolve around nineteenth- and twentieth-century Mexico: cultural, economic, political, political culture, immigration, Mexico in world affairs, foreign travel writing, and the Mexican Revolution.
He is currently writing a history of the so-called “Sonoran Dynasty” of Mexico Read More…
Monday, 25 February
“Careers in Diplomacy”
noon, 238 HRCB
“Oral Assessment Preparation Session”
3:00 p.m., 238 HRCB
Philip Egger, diplomat-in-residence, arrived at Arizona State University in August 2011. Egger has been a Foreign Service officer with the Department of State since 1980 and currently holds the rank of minister-counselor. He has had a wide variety of assignments both overseas and in Washington, with his most recent assignment as consul general at the U.S. Embassy in Rome, Italy.
From 2007 to 2008, he served as the team leader for the Provincial Reconstruction Team for Muthanna Province in Iraq Read More…
Application deadline: Wednesday, 23 January 2013
On 2 March 2012 the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the launch of a new fellowship program designed to attract outstanding young people to careers in international development. The Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship seeks to prepare young people for careers in international development as Foreign Service officers in the U.S. Agency for International Development. The Payne Fellowship Program provides benefits of up to $90,000 over two years toward a two-year master’s degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at USAID missions overseas, and provides professional development and support activities leading to employment in USAID. Fellows may use the fellowship to attend a two-year master’s program Read More…