A team of five international affairs students from Sweet Briar recently traveled to the College of William & Mary’s new Cohen Career Center to participate in a first-time event — a competitive foreign policy crisis simulation.
Assistant professor of international affairs Padmini Coopamah will present “Horn of Africa” as part of the 2011 Great Decisions Lecture Series. She will speak at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17 in the Lynchburg Public Library Community Room. Great Decisions, an annual series examining global issues, is sponsored by the Lynchburg Branch of the American Association [...]
Sweet Briar professor of government Barbara A. Perry has completed a second edition of her book, “The Supremes.” “ ‘The Supremes’: An Introduction to the Supreme Court Justices” is scheduled to be released in the spring of 2009 with new chapters on Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito. Perry also has written fresh biographical sketches and analyses of the other seven justices on the court.
Barbara Perry, director of the Center for Civic Renewal and Carter Glass Professor of Government at Sweet Briar College, has been asked to review and discuss President-elect Barack Obama’s inaugural address on Wisconsin Public Radio. She will be a guest on “At Issue with Ben Merens” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20.
Scott Jennings, who helped President Bush carry the state of New Mexico en route to winning a second term in 2004, will present “The White House Experience and Presidential Politics” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7 at Sweet Briar College. The talk will be in the Wailes Lounge at the Elston Inn & Conference Center.
‘Inside Iraq: The Untold Stories’ at Sweet Briar March 18, Filmmaker says he has solution to war in Iraq
What would happen if an American adventure traveler — armed with little more than a movie camera, a press pass made at Kinko’s and a single name on a slip of paper — cashed in his air miles and flew to Iraq to the get the inside skinny on the war?
A team from Mary Baldwin College won the 2008 Wachovia Ethics Bowl, held Feb. 10 and 11 at Marymount University in Arlington.
U.S. State Department historian Evan Dawley will present “The Decision to Intervene: U.S. East Asian Policies and the East Asian Origins of the Cold War” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7 in the Browsing Room at Sweet Briar College’s Cochran Library.