Tuesday, September 30, 2014
CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell @ Dickey Center
Mr. Morell is one of the country’s most renowned national security professionals, most recently serving as Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, and twice as its Acting Director. In his over thirty years at the Agency, he played a central role in the United States’ fight against terrorism, its initiatives to halt the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and its efforts to respond to trends that are altering the international landscape—including the Arab Spring, the rise of China, and the cyber threat. Event info here.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Ambassador Thomas Shannon, Jr. in DC
Co-hosted with the Department of Government and the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy. Thomas A. Shannon, Jr. was appointed Counselor of the Department by Secretary Kerry on December 24, 2013. Ambassador Shannon had served briefly as Senior Advisor to the Secretary following his return in September from Brazil, where he served as United States Ambassador for nearly four years. He is a Career Ambassador in the Senior Foreign Service of the United States. Ambassador Shannon is only the seventh Foreign Service Officer to hold the position of Counselor since World War II, and the first in 32 years. Event info here.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Homecoming Parade and Bonfire
Join other members of the Dartmouth Uniformed Service Alumni behind the DUSA banner at this year's alumni parade and bonfire on the Green. Stay warm with the spark of the Dartmouth spirit. Friday, October 17, 2014. 7:30pm-10:00pm. Dartmouth Green. Information on DUSA-specific events to follow. Event details here.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Phil Klay D'05, USMC, Creative Writing Event
Redeployment by DUSA member Phil Klay takes readers to the frontlines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, asking us to understand what happened there, and what happened to the soldiers who returned. Join him with the Dartmouth English Department for a creative writing event, Thursday, October 23, 2014 @ 4:00pm in the Wren Room, Sanborn House. Event details here.
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Dr. Chris King: International Environmental Security
In partnership with the Rockefeller Center For Public Policy: Environmental security posits that there are human induced changes to the Earth’s environment of such a magnitude that they represent threats to the peace and security of the world. Stated simply, the environmental changes have the potential to deny basic human needs to billions of people. This lecture by Dr. Chris King, Dean of the US Army Command and General Staff College, will examine the path that leads to environmental issues becoming security and defense concerns.