Alum Lester Burkes Moderates City Club Event

On Nov 1st, Lester Burkes (PPE, ’14) moderated a forum on Community Policing sponsored by City Club of Tacoma.  Community Policing brings police and citizens together to prevent crime and solves neighborhood problems. Panelists included Sue Rahr (former King County Sheriff), Rev. Gregory Christopher (Pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church and current President of the Tacoma branch of the NAACP), Don Ramsdell (Tacoma Chief of Police), and Marcus Rogers (Project Peace Executive Board and Tacoma Police Representative).

Sue Rahr (left), Don Ramsdell (c) and Lester Burkes (r).

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Understanding Ethnic Conflict at Home and Abroad

“Understanding Ethnic Conflict at Home and Abroad,” is the topic of our Fall Quarter Global Classroom. Jointly hosted by UW Tacoma’s Institute for Global Engagement (IGE), the SIAS Division of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs (PPPA) and the World Affairs Council Tacoma, Global Classroom is an interactive speaker series on global issues that matter. The flyer is attached, please join us!

The event is free and open to the public. We strongly encourage registration as Global Classroom typically fills quickly:  http://wactacoma.com/event-2719179/Registration

Applications now being accepted for The Hertog Foundation Fellowships and Seminars

The Hertog Foundation is pleased to announce its 2018 fellowships and seminars for undergraduates and recent grads.

Visit hertogfoundation.org to learn more and apply.

As you can see on our website, the Foundation offers various fellowships on public policy and political thought in Washington, DC. Each carries funding for travel as well as housing accommodations. Fellows study with master teachers and hear from distinguished speakers drawn from academia, politics, journalism, and business. Current lecturers include Yuval Levin (National Affairs), General John Allen (Brookings), Robert Bartlett (Boston College), Vickie Sullivan (Tufts), Frederick Kagan (AEI), and many more.

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Law School Fair November 9th on Seattle Campus

Thinking about Law School?  Then don’t miss the annual Law School Fair on Thursday, November 9th from 10am – 2pm in HUB North Ballroom, sponsored by the Career & Internship Center and the Pre-Law Student Society.

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Representatives of more than 50 law schools from across the country gather at the UW looking for potential new students – like you! At the Law School Fair, you have the opportunity to interact with admissions staff, pick up brochures and applications, ask questions, get information on how to apply for financial aid, and learn more about the schools which interest you. Continue reading