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2014 Student Ambassador Global Issues Fair


Come learn about the Student Ambassadors and their global issue projects.

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Global Poverty: What Everyone Needs To Know


More than one billion people live in abject poverty today. Thomas Nazario, founder of The Forgotten International, will discuss these "forgotten people of the world" and what can be done to solve global poverty.

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A Conversation with Helene Gayle


For more than 50 years, CARE has been serving individuals and families in the world's poorest communities. President and CEO Helene Gayle will discuss her experiences with CARE and in the fields of public health and international development. This event will be livestreamed.

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America in 2050: Towards a New National Identity?

In the coming years, the US will experience drastic social, racial and economic shifts. Paul Taylor of the Pew Research Center will discuss how these changes will affect our national identity.

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Global Town Hall: May 2014


Global Town Halls are the International Forum's monthly discussion group series, designed to allow an open exchange of opinions and ideas in a friendly environment.

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