There is a growing sense that we may be approaching an irrecoverable tipping point from which our fragile environment cannot recover, but we also live in a world of harsh economic realities. Considering Marcellus shale gas development as an example, how do we balance the environmental and economic pressures?
There is often a perception of two groups of food issues, those centering around hunger and access and those that deal with responsible sourcing and sustainability. Are these mutually exclusive goals? How do the issues surrounding food production interact across countries and cultural preferences? Is there a tension between nations focusing on sustainable foods and those focusing on the hunger crisis?
Model UN empowers students to step into the role of global ambassador. Through real-life simulations, students learn the organizational procedures of the United Nations and learn to debate global issues in a structured environment.
This twelve-week course educates participants on social justice related topics such as immigration, racism, global inequality and fair trade. While working through these issues, participants develop leadership skills to promote civic engagement outside of the classroom.
Our monthly community discussion series creates conversations based in international peace and human rights, joining together both local experts and members of the community for a dialogue about the global issues that are challenging our society.
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