Six Marian University Students Will Attend Model UN Conference in San Francisco

by John Armitage | Nov 27, 2012
Conference on April 8-12, 2011, seeks to strengthen and improve the United Nations through education and participation
Six Marian University students will participate in theModel United Nations of the Far West (MUNFW) conference in San Francisco on April 8-12, 2011. Over 350 college students from across the country will gather to debate issues of global significance. The conference, entitled "People on the Move: Urbanization, Migration and Forced Displacement," is the 61st annual session of the NUNFW.   Participants are (l to r): Andrew Starling, a senior history major Stephan Battiato, a sophomore political science major Michael Byers, a junior political science major Jessica Williams, a sophomore political science major Andrew Popp, a senior political science major Nicholas Hyatt (not pictured), a senior history major The students will be accompanied by Dr. Marcelo Hoffman, assistant professor of political science at Marian University.   About Model United Nations Model United Nations is a simulation program for college students in which they participate in model sessions of the United Nations in an effort to advance their understanding of the principles and means by which which international relations may be maintained. The program helps students develop a greater understanding of the nations of the world, the relations between them, their policies, and the nature of their work in the United Nations.  

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