Understanding China as a growing world power

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 02-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

“I was a strategic intelligence officer for much of my career, serving in assignments in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Following active duty service, my interest in China was rekindled through my investigation of trade policy as it...

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CHINA Town Hall with Henry A. Kissinger (via interactive webcast) & Erin Ennis (in person)

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 10-14-2016 under

CHINA Town Hall is a national day of programming on China involving 70 cities throughout the United States. Join the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan during the tenth annual CHINA Town Hall, featuring a live webcast discussion with former...

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Innovation Central students chosen to attend APEC summit in Beijing

by (erictank)

Submitted 10-07-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

In a couple short weeks three students from Innovation Central High School will have the life shaping opportunity to travel to China to represent their school, city and country at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Finance Ministers...

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The ad heard 'round the world

by (jon_dunn)

Submitted 02-08-2012 under OPINION

It's been a few days since the now infamous Pete Hoekstra ad aimed at Sen. Stabenow hit the airwaves (and social media) for the first time. Hoesktra is running for US Senate against Stabenow, and will represent you in Washington DC if he were to...

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Pulitzer prize winner details discrimination against women

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 09-27-2011 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Community College kicked off its 17th Diversity Lecture Series last night, welcoming New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof to the podium at Fountain Street Church (24 Fountain Street NE). Kristof, who has twice won the Pulitzer...

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AUDIO: Interview with IDEO's Thomas Overthun at NoshNight

by (rkwantes)

Submitted 11-12-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

An interview with Thomas Overthun at NoshNight's screening of Objectified at Community Media Center's Wealthy Theatre on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.   Mr. Overthun is Senior Practice Lead in Consumer Experience Design at the...

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