First Vandenberg Prize awarded to Ambassador Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.

by (mvandenend)

Submitted 01-21-2020 under NEWS

“By and large, [the world] respects the United States, they respect Americans. And when we’re together, and when we shine, and when we recognize that ‘politics ends at the water’s edge,’ there is no weapon system that...

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Grand Rapids to observe International Day of Peace

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-06-2019 under NEWS

United Nations International Day of Peace will be observed in Grand Rapids on Sunday September 22, 2019, with a Peace Walk in the St. Francis of Assisi Sculpture Garden on the front lawn of Dominican Sisters, Grand Rapids at Marywood, from 1-1:45pm...

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European Union expert discusses impact of Brexit at Aquinas

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 03-23-2017 under NONPROFITS

“Brexit may seem to be only a distant concern to most Americans, but it has direct implications for our economic and security interests,” says Dr. John McCormick, Professor of European Union Politics, Indiana University-Purdue University...

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Noted sanctions expert from Columbia University to discuss "Eye on Iran" in Grand Rapids

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 10-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

During the first Presidential Debate on September 26, the widely discussed Iran Nuclear Deal was brought up and received negative criticism from Presidential candidate Donald Trump, as he stated it was “one of the worst deals ever made by any...

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Catalyst Radio: Chiaroscuro International Film Series begins Sunday

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Submitted 01-09-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about an upcoming international film series beginning this Sunday, called Chiaroscuro. This year’s...

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Interfaith Peace Service and Discussion

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-16-2011 under NONPROFITS

On September 18, 2011, Dominican Center at Marywood will host an Interfaith Peace Service at Dominican Chapel Marywood from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Present at this Peace Service  will be representatives of the Hindu, Buddhist,...

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Returned Peace Corps volunteers to plan local celebrations for PC's 50th anniversary at Ming Ten

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 10-21-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Returned Peace Corps volunteer groups are in nearly every region of the country, and there are numerous RPCVs studding West Michigan. Tomorrow at 7 p.m., they will break bread (or snake around the buffet trays) at Ming Ten (2090 Celebration NE...

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Women in Black

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 04-21-2010 under NONPROFITS

According to the Women in Black international website, the organization is a "world-wide network of women committed to peace with justice and actively opposed to injustice, war, militarism and other forms of violence. As women experiencing these...

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