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Beyond the Border: The Realities of Migration from Central America

Migration from Central America to the U.S. continues to make headlines and drive policy discussions. This lecture will use research-based evidence to go beyond this narrative and...

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The Global Citizen

At a time when the lives of many continue to be dramatically disrupted and work, education, and society’s functions are in a state of constant transition, this lecture explores...

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The Power of Social Entrepreneurship

This lecture explores the transformative potential of social entrepreneurship and examines its relationship with poverty and the private sector, both locally and globally. This...

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Global Affairs

One Year after the Fall: What are the Prospects for a Political Process in Afghanistan?

This panel aims to provide an analysis on the impact of the past year’s developments on the prospects for a political process toward reconciliation among Afghans. Key questions...

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Global Affairs

Afghanistan: What Risk of Armed Conflict?

There is a growing trend of reporting on armed conflicts between the Taliban and various factions in different parts of Afghanistan as well as intra-Taliban clashes. Additionally,...

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Health and Society

The Social Side of Health: How reducing inequality can improve health outcomes for Americans

In 1961, twenty-year-old Peter Sterling left Cornell University to join the Freedom Rides in Jackson, Mississippi where he was arrested and jailed. That experience shaped his...

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Global Affairs

Book Launch: Catholic Peacebuilding and Mining

From cell phones to computers to life-saving medical technologies, the day-to-day lives of people across the globe are intertwined with materials produced by the global mining...

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Global Affairs

Beyond the Border: Voices from Central America

Central American policymakers and researchers will join us in a discussion to analyze the role that governments, civil society, and the private sector play in regional development.

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Global Affairs

Central American Democracy in Peril? New Findings from El Salvador in Context

Is the democratic experiment over in El Salvador? With control of the legislative assembly and presidency, the government of El Salvador has recently taken dramatic steps to...

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The Power of Social Entrepreneurship – The Transformative Potential

What IS social entrepreneurship? The first session of our series will help you get familiar with the concept of social entrepreneurship and understand why it is gaining popularity...

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Global Affairs

China in Africa: Development Partner or Neo-Colonial Trojan Horse?

The first Forum on China and Africa Cooperation Summit (FOCAC) were held in Beijing from November 3 to 5, 2006. This was a grand affair; however, much has happened since this...

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Where We’re Going: The Global Citizen – National Viewpoint

At a time when the lives of many have been dramatically disrupted and work, education, and society’s functions are in a state of constant transition, this new series from...

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