2ft Prosthetics, the 2010 winner of the Ballard Center’s Social Venture Competition, is seeking an international outreach project manager who is a passionate, motivated individual. The volunteer intern will organize logistics for international outreach projects in the South Pacific/Asia and collaborate with international partners for approximately five to ten hours per week.
His Excellency Ali’ioaiga Feturi Elisaia, Samoan ambassador to the U.S., will address “Samoa in a Globalized World: The Necessity to adapt in a Changing Environment to Remain Relevant” on Wednesday, 27 March at 2:00 p.m. in 238 HRCB.
Elisaia has been the Samoan ambassador to the U.S. and to the UN since 2003 and has had diverse experience representing his government in a wide range of professional activities including previous service as assistant chief executive officer, Corporate and Support Services, in the Samoan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (2001‒03), co-director of the Hanns Seidel Foundation in Samoa (1988‒2001), and deputy secretary for foreign affairs (1984‒88). 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…
“Connecting Communities of Discourse: How the Judiciary, Academia, Government, and International Institutions Further the Work of Religious Freedom”
Sunday–Tuesday, 4–6 October
This year’s symposium will bring together scholars, judges, and government and religious leaders from more than forty countries to discuss challenges and successes in implementing principles of religious liberty worldwide. Read More…
East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii
East-West Center students develop lifelong relationships and a powerful sense of community with others who share an interest in the Asia Pacific region. The East-West Center offers a wide variety of both short- and long-term programs for individuals. Read More…
"Making Sense of the Crisis in Gaza," James A. Toronto, associate professor of Arabic and Islamic studies (moderator); Joshua Gubler, assistant professor of political science; R. Quinn Mecham, an assistant professor of political science, NOON, 238 HRCB
"Career Reflections: Business," Roger Gardiner, managing director, Credit Risk Management and Advisory, Goldman Sachs, 4:00 P.M., 238 HRCB
“The Asian Century: Australia's Experience and Strategic Opportunities for America,” former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard, currently chair of the board of the Global Partnership for Education, Wednesday, 17 September 11:00 A.M., Utah Museum of Fine Arts auditorium, SLC
"The Meaning of the Welfare State: The Welfare State Debate and Danish Literature," Lasse Horne Kjældgaard, director, The Society for Danish Language and Literature in Copenhagen, NOON, 238 HRCB
11:00 A.M.–2:00 P.M., Marigold Quad
"The Impact of Technology on International Security and Geopolitics," Jared Cohen, adjunct senior fellow; background reading; "The Future of Internet Freedom," "Web Censorship: The Net is Closing in," "The Dark Side of the Digital Revolution"; 10:00 A.M., 257 HRCB