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Secretary of State John Kerry delivers his first foreign policy address at the University of Virginia.

Vice Provost for Global Affairs Jeffrey W. Legro introduces speakers at the "What Ever Happened to the Arab Spring" panel discussion.

Professor Emeritus of Government & Foreign Affairs William B. Quandt makes a point during the discussion.

Julia Allen Cooper Professor of Politics Robert Fatton speaks at a conference on international development.

Secretary of State John Kerry delivers his first foreign policy address at the University of Virginia.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Arab Revolution & Film

A film festival featuring Egyptian scholar & filmmaker Viola Shafik; October 18; 1-7pm; Clark 107

CIS Grant Application OPEN

Deadline: October 15!

The Battle for Africa - How Radical Islam, Crime, and Terror Threaten a Continent:

U.S. Ambassador Vicki Huddleston; Wednesday, October 2, 20134:00pm; Nau 101

The Second Annual Refugee Film Festival:

October 6 at 4:00pm through October 8 at 9:00pm

Unexpected Findings About Gender and Islam:

October 16; South Meeting Room, Newcomb Hall; 3:30pm

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6/19 What's Best for the Children? U.Va. Anthropologist Will Research Transnational Child-Custody Issues in Japan
Anthropologist Allison Alexy will go to Japan this fall to research the issues surrounding international child-custody disputes, thanks to a prestigious Abe Fellowship.

6/13 Mother-Daughter Nursing Duo Travels to Malawi to Staff Rural Clinics
The Culpeper residents’ 10-day African journey provided indelible perspectives on health care in the world’s poorest nations.

6/5 U.Va. Health System, Swinfen Charitable Trust, Verizon Foundation Join to Accelerate and Expand Global Telemedicine Program
The partnership extends U.Va.’s medical expertise to communities in India and the Philippines, and incorporates mobile devices into the network.

6/4 U.Va. International Residential College Principal Steps Down After 12-Year Tenure
Brad Brown was the original principal of the International Residential College, where “students choose to live because they want to learn more about other cultures, meet interesting people and form lasting friendships with students from all over the world.”

5/30 U.Va. Student Earns Boren Scholarship for Travel to Russia
One of rising second-year student Samantha Guthrie’s professors said, “I would not be surprised if someday she is serving as the U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan.”

5/16 Class of 2013: U.Va. Graduates Are Awash with Research Awards , Scholarships
Rhodes, Trumans, Goldwaters, Udalls, Marshalls, Borens – members of U.Va.’s Class of 2013 boast a variety of prestigious scholarships, fellowships and research grants.

5/13: The Fralin Museum at U.Va. Celebrates Art Museum Day, Encourages Participation Through Social Media
Bruce Boucher, director of The Fralin Museum, celebrates Art Museum Day, a global event held every May 18, with a tour of the “Corot to Cezanne” exhibit; visitors can share their experience via social media using hashtag #artmuseumday.
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