Spring 2004 Events and Activities

Global Youth Institute

Presentation by CGC Director David Skidmore
Sponsor: Des Moines High Schools, CGC

"War Babies"
Charli Carpenter
Talk and video on children born of wartime rape.
Sponsor: CGC

Pan American Day Luncheon
Panel Discussion: "Time for a New Neighbor Policy"
Sponsors: CGC, Pan American Committee and La Fuerza Latina.

"Organizing for Global Change: Stories from the Trenches"
Conference for international NGOs.
Sponsors: CGC and United Nations Association of Des Moines

Iowa National Geographic Bee
Sponsor: National Geographic Bee (CGC host)

"Step Across This Line: An Evening with Salmon Rushdie"
Salmon Rushdie
Sponsor: Bucksbaum Lecture Committee

Jennifer Fish
"Engendering Democracy in South Africa: The Case of Domestic Labor"
Sponsors: Department for the Study of Culture and Society and Provost's Office

Ron Godard, Department of State
"Careers in the Foreign Service"
Sponsor: International Law Society

"Feminisms and their Discontents:  The Criminalization of War-Time Rapes in Bosnia."
Professor Karen Engle, University of Texas School of Law
Sponsors: CGC, Women's Studies, Culture and Society

Reception for Past (and Future) Recipients of Fulbright Fellowships.
Sponsor: CGC

Reading from "All Rivers of the World"
John Murray, Australian writer
Sponsors: CGC and Center for the Humanities.

"Democracy and Human Rights: Lessons from U.S.-Russian Relations"
Professor Ludmilla Selezneva, Russian historian
Iowa Council for International Understanding Dinner Forum.
Sponsors: CGC and ICIU.

University News
April 21, 2014
John Forbes, PH’80, owner and manager of Medicap Pharmacy in Urbandale, was selected to receive the 2014 Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor, the highest honor given by Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS). As part of this honor, he will deliver the 2014 Weaver Medal of Honor Lecture on Wednesday, April 23.
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