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Orono, ME 04469-5754
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Recent Events

April 16, 2015
Careers in the US Foreign Service
- Presentation by Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard, New England Diplomat in Residence
- Sponsored by the UMaine Career Center

April 6, 2015
South Korea’s Role in the U.S. Pivot to Asia
Panel Co-Sponsored by the Korea Economic Institute of America

February 16, 2015
Dealing with Stubborn Poverty
Talk by Ms. Pamela Cox, International Finance and Economic Development Leader, World Bank Group

October 27, 2014
The Middle East and (What's Left of) Syria
Talk by Shibley Telhami, The Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, College Park, and non-resident senior fellow at the Saban Center at the Brookings Institution

October 14-15, 2014
Climate Change and the Future of Water
Co-Sponsored by SPIA and the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research
Program (pdf)

September 22, 2014
Syria and Washington Politics - Hard to Agree
Talk by Ambassador Robert S. Ford, Former US Ambassador to Syria and Senior Fellow at The Middle East Institute