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Jere Van Dyk | The Trade: My Journey into the Labyrinth of Political Kidnapping

Jere Van Dyk | The Trade: My Journey into the Labyrinth of Political KidnappingIn 2014, Jere Van Dyk traveled to Afghanistan to try to discover the motives behind a kidnapping that had occurred six years earlier--his own Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Todd Moss | The Shadow List

Todd Moss | The Shadow ListTodd Moss, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, draws on his real-world experiences inside the U.S. Government to bring to life the exhilaration—and frustrations—of modern-day foreign policymaking with his thriller "The Shadow List." Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

10.29.17 Free Event: KHALIL BENDIB, THE PEN IS FUNNIER THAN THE SWORD

10.29.17 Free Event: KHALIL BENDIB, THE PEN IS FUNNIER THAN THE SWORDFREE EVENT: Internationally-known political cartoonist Khalil Bendib will discuss his work. Co-sponsored by the Muslim Educational Trust, and Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon. It is part of the First Congregational Church Oliver Lecture Series. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Grant T. Harris | Why Africa Matters to U.S. National Security

Grant T. Harris | Why Africa Matters to U.S. National SecurityJoin us for a discussion of the challenges and opportunities found across this diverse and dynamic continent of increasing political and economic power - and how it matters for the US Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Dr. Melody Rose | Women in International Politics

Dr. Melody Rose | Women in International PoliticsLooking across the globe - which countries are leading the way in cultivating women's leadership? And where does the US stand? Join us for this engaging discussion with Dr. Melody Rose Read More ››

Young Professionals

YP International Trivia Night (11/16)

YP TriviaCan you name the world's first zero carbon city? How about the President of Turkmenistan? If you know the answers—or even if you don't—come join fellow Young Professionals for an evening of international trivia! Read More ››



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