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Spring 2006 Events and Activities

Scott Willey
Meeting with Global Ambassadors

Tai Chi and Eastern Meditation
Helen Wu
Sponsors: CGC and Department of Psychology

Iowa Geographic Bee
Sponsors: CGC and National Geographic Society

"If I Had a Hammer: Empowering the Peacemakers"
Bobbie Gottschalk, Vice President, Seeds of Peace
Sponsor: CGC

"You Went Where? Around the World With Study Abroad"
Global Ambassador presentation on study abroad for first year students.
Sponsors: CGC, International Programs and Services and Residential Life

Talk by Holocaust Survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan
Author of Four Perfect Pebbles
Sponsor: CGC

Citizens for Global Solutions
Heather Hamilton, Vice President, Citizens for Global Solutions
Sponsors: CGC and Citizens for Global Solutions

Information Session on Fulbright Scholarships for Faculty
Karen Watts, Council for International Exchange of Scholars
Sponsors: CGC and Drake Grants Office

Reception for BBC foreign correspondent Justin Webb
Sponsors: CGC and Drake Law School

South Indian Classical Music
A concert by Sandip Burman (tabla), Sima Burman (vocalist) and Leonice Shinneman (percussion)
Sponsors: CGC, Department of Music and other funding organizations.

How U.S. Constitutionalism Has Influenced Chinese Perspectives on the Rule of Law
Professor Ren Donglai, Visiting Fulbright Scholar from Nanjing University
Co-sponsors: CGC and International Law Society

A Celebration of Israeli and Palestinian Cultures
Regional Food, music, art, culture and books.
Sponsors: Iowa Council for International Understanding and CGC.

International Careers
Drake alumni Eric Shimp, Kavi Chawla and J.J. Thakkar on international careers.
Sponsor: CGC

Faculty Workshop on Designing and Implementing Short-Term Study Abroad Programs
Kathy Tuma, St. Olaf College
Sponsors: CGC and International Programs and Services