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Fall 2005 Events and Activities

Model United Nations

CGC-funded student trip to Model UN simulation in Chicago, led by Professor Debra DeLaet.

International Night
Cultural Show and International Dinner
Sponsor: International Student Association

Global Ambassador Visiting Speaker Series

Craig Donohue, CEO, Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Ren Donglai, Visiting Fulbright Scholar from Nanjing University
Rebecca Richards Web, International Banking Consultant
Jeffrey Weiss, American Friends Service Committee

"China and the United Nation Security Council"
Professor Ren Donglai, Nanjing University
Sponsors: CGC and United Nations Association of Greater Des Moines

Islam and We: What Should We be Talking About?
A panel discussion including participants in the International Writers Program at the University of Iowa
Sponsors: Cowles Library and the International Writers Program at the University of Iowa

Islam in America: Finding Common Ground
A Campus/Community Conference.
Co-Sponsors: CGC and Iowa Sister States.

Communications and Social Change in the Arab World
Dr. Ali al-Hail al-Mahmoud, University of Qatar
Co-sponsors: CGC, United Nations Association and Simpson College

Understanding the Unilateralist Turn in U.S. Foreign Policy
Professor David Skidmore, Drake University
Sponsor: CGC

African Indigenous Women: Defending Human Rights
Sponsors: CGC, Women's Studies Program, Drake Humanities Center.

Discussion of American Friends Service Committee
Class visit (Pols 123 Grassroots Globalism) by Kathleen McQuillen, AFSC Regional Director
Sponsor: CGC

Food for All: Science and the Challenge of World Hunger
Sponsor: CGC and World Food Prize Foundation

Discussion of Human Rights Watch
Class visit (Pols 123 Grassroots Globalism) by Vicki Riskin, co-founder, California chapter of Human Rights Watch
Sponsor: CGC