2008-2009 Programs


2008-2009 REPORT


May 27, 2009:  Infant Health in Guatemala

-Mariana Petersen, Lactation Consultant, Roosevelt Hospital, Guatemala City, Guatemala


April 30-June 4, 2009:  Great Discussions

A series of weekly discussions on current foreign policy issues.


April 14, 2009:  Iran Encounters

-Abdi Sami, Associate Producer, "Iran Today" documentary, 2008


April 10, 2009:  Healthcare During A Time Of Economic Crisis

(Brown Bag Discussions of Global Economic Crisis)

-Hermien Watkins, Allegra Klein, Christina Capone and Patti Kwok, Nursing Department


March 13, 2009:  Social Responses to the Economic Crisis

(Brown Bag Discussions of Global Economic Crisis)

-Amy Kinsel, History Department

-Diana Knauf, Psychology Department

-Tim Payne, Economics Department


February 26, 2009:  Comparing Political and Economic Circumstances 1929 and 2009

(Brown Bag Discussions of Global Economic Crisis)

-Robert Francis, Economics Department

-Kenny Lawson, Dean, Social Sciences Division

-Larry Fuell, Director, Global Affairs Center


February 2009:  Asian Perspectives on Global Economic Crisis

-Mitsunori Namba, Consul-General, Consulate of Japan in Seattle, International Cooperation, February 10, 2009

-Daniel Liao, Director General, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Seattle, Taiwan's Response to the Global Financial Crisis, February 17, 2009


October 23, 2008:  Presidential Candidates and the UN

-Michael K. Vaska, Member, Foster Pepper Law Firm, Seattle, speaking on behalf of Senator John McCain, presidential candidate form the Republican Party

-Gael Tarleton, Commissioner, Port of Seattle, speaking on behalf of Senator Barack Obama, presidential candidate from the Democratic Party


October 16-17, 2008:  Financial Crisis Panel Discussion

-Robert Francis, Economics

-Ernest Johnson, Intra-American Studies

-Ken Lawson, Political Science