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photo by Alex HodsonThe Marian University Senior Show Gallery Hop will feature the work of eight art department seniors: Sydney Shewmaker, Kacie Southerland, Hadeiyah Ameen, Veronica Belles, Alex Hodson, Cassie Sprinkle, Alex Perry, and Peter Hayes.

The graphic design, photography, art therapy, and fine art majors’ work will be on display in the Marian University Theater Lobby and the hallway of Fisher Hall from April 14- May 2 and a gallery hop reception will be held in both locations on April 17 from 4:00-6:30 p.m.


The Challenges to American Foreign Policy

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  • Dates: 12 – 12 Nov, 2013
  • 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Address: Marian University Theatre
  • Contact: Dr. Pierre Atlas
  • Email: lfcgs@marian.edu
  • Phone: 317.955.6336
The Richard G. Lugar Franciscan Center for Global Studies

The Richard G. Lugar Franciscan Center for Global Studies presents:

"The Challenges to American Foreign Policy"

American Foreign Policy and Global Leadership in an Age of Partisan Division: A Three-Part Series

Lee H. Hamilton is director of the Center on Congress at Indiana University, a non-partisan educational institution seeking to improve the public’s understanding of Congress and to inspire young people and adults to take an active part in revitalizing representative government in America. Established in 1999, the Center developed out of Hamilton’s recognition during his 34 years in the United States House of Representatives (representing Indiana’s 9th District, 1965-99) that the public should be more familiar with Congress’ strengths and weaknesses, its role in our system of government, and its impact on the lives of ordinary people every day.

While in Congress, Hamilton’s chairmanships included the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and the Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions with Iran. He also was chairman of the Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress and worked to promote integrity and efficiency in the institution. Hamilton was also a primary draftsman of several House ethics reforms.

Hamilton remains at the center of efforts to address some of our nation’s highest-profile homeland security and foreign policy challenges. He is a member of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board, the President’s Homeland Security Advisory Council, the CIA External Advisory Board, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Task Force on Preventing the Entry of Weapons of Mass Effect on American Soil.

At Indiana University, Hamilton is also a Professor of Practice in the School for Public and Environmental Affairs, is a Distinguished Scholar in the School of Global and International Studies, and serves as Co-Chair for IU’s International Engagement Advisory Board.

Hamilton served as Vice Chairman of the 9/11 Commission, Co-Chair of the Iraq Study Group, and Co-Chair of the Independent Task Force on Immigration and America’s Future. Until recently, he served as Co-Chair of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future.

From 1999 through 2010, Hamilton was President of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., where scholars, policymakers, and business leaders engage in comprehensive and non-partisan dialogue on public policy issues.

Hamilton is a graduate of DePauw University and Indiana University School of Law. He is the author of three books: How Congress Works and Why You Should Care; Strengthening Congress; A Creative Tension – The Foreign Policy Roles of the President and Congress; and co-author of Without Precedent: The Inside Story of the 9/11 Commission and The Iraq Study Group Report. He writes twice-monthly commentaries about Congress and representative democracy.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Marian University Theatre

Featured Speaker:

Representative Lee Hamilton

Representative Lee H. Hamilton

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