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Google Visits the Council in October
The question for an Internet Governance Forum -USA panel in mid-July was "Can the United States reestablish its leadership role in defending human rights online?" The panelists included the Council's October 14 speaker, Ben Blink, the Google analyst who monitors government interference and censorship.  The forum can be streamed -- without government interference, of course. 

Future Leaders - Apply Today!
The German Marshall Fund's highly competitive 2015-16 Marshall Memorial Fellowship nomination process is underway -- it ends September 29. Texas gets to send only 3 representatives -- U.S. citizens ages 28 through 40. They'll be in Europe for a month studying transatlantic and global relationships. The nomination form is on the GMF website.  

Take Your Best Shot
Nobody triumphs without practice — even in the annual entertaining and downright fun WorldQuest trivia challenge. So, Council marketing intern Christa Flores, a Texas A&M Communications major, created a way for WorldQuest 2014 competitors to practice. As she says, "Take your best shot!" at the weekly interactive quizzes to sharpen our skills for the August 14 Arabian Nights WorldQuest Trivia Challenge. The event, organized by the Council for its members and guests, will be emceed by film producer Gary Cogill and hosted by the Rosewood Crescent Hotel, annually the sensational venue for WorldQuest Trivia!

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Aug

6

Film Screening - Wadjda - Plano

Aug

12

Erin Meyer - The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business

Aug

14

WorldQuest: Arabian Nights

Aug

21

Social at the Sixth Floor

Sep

10

TEDMED 2014 Live Stream - Day 1

Sep

11

TEDMED 2014 Live Stream - Day 2

Oct

1

Rick Steves’ The Holy Land: Israelis and Palestinians Today

Oct

7

Lawrence Wright - Thirteen Days In September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David

Oct

14

Ben Blink - Freedom and Power in the Digital Age

Oct

16

Francis Fukuyama - Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy - Dallas

Oct

17

Francis Fukuyama - Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy - Fort Worth

Oct

23

His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba

Oct

24

2014 H. Neil Mallon Award Dinner

Oct

30

Ambassador Shirin Tahir-Kheli - Understanding Muslim Societies: Why It Is Critical.

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IEP has had over 8,000 students at our events in 2013 - almost double the number from years past.

IEP is currently testing its JWAC students to get data about the impact of our education program.

We had almost 700 HS students from 30 area schools attend the International Career Day at UTA on December 4

JWACs have raised almost $5,500 for their Save the Children Service Learning project in fall of 2013.

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Aug

13

FREE 2014 Choices: Russia Workshop (Teachers)

Sep

13

2014 FREE Junior WAC Meeting (Teachers and Students)

Sep

20

2014 FREE Great Decisions Workshop (Teachers)

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Aug

12

Going Global Happy Hour with Erin Meyer

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