Special Seminar and Video Conference
Understanding Germany 25 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall
September 25, 2014
During this special seminar and video conference, students will hear from Peter Schneider, a German writer and social critic, and author of Berlin Now: The City after the Wall. Using modern Berlin as a lens, he will highlight the ways in which Berlin has become a rapidly changing metropolis. Questions will address the unintended consequences and benefits of opening the Wall, the racial tensions that exist and what influence they have on Berlin’s continued growth, and more.
Berlin Now: The City after the Wall
September 25, 2014
Since the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago, Berlin has become a vibrant metropolis which characterizes contemporary Germany. Yet, the city remains divided. Join the GABC and the Council to celebrate the anniversary of the fall of the Wall with one of Germany’s most thoughtful social critics who will offer his perceptions and insights on one of Europe’s most vibrant cities.
KQV Global Press Conference
Climate Change: An Unconventional Threat to National Security
September 27, 2014
This half-hour radio program will feature Dr. David Titley, Retired Rear Admiral with the US Navy and Director of the Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk at Pennsylvania State University. He will discuss "Climate Change: An Unconventional Threat to National Security” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.
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A Panel Discussion and Video Conference for High School Students
April 23, 2013
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Videoconference and Woodland Hills High School, 2550 Greensburg Pike, Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Do you hope to be successful in an interdependent world?
Today’s students will enter a global and diverse workforce where the need for employees who can speak world languages and can collaborate cross-culturally is imperative. Whether you plan to work abroad or to never leave your hometown, globalization will bring the world to you. No matter what field you’re considering, our changing world means that you will need new skills and knowledge to be competitive and successful in the future.
Hear from a panel of prominent international business leaders -- and interact with your peers locally and internationally -- to learn about intercultural skills, critical languages, new business practices, exciting international careers, and the changing global marketplace.
The world is changing…are you ready?
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