The Problem With Human Error

We must wait for the results of the federal investigations into the cause of the uncontrolled blowout… [more]

The Problem With Human Error The Problem With Human Error

Oil’s hidden costs visible, but will it matter?

HOUSTON — America is seeing the usually hidden costs of fossil fuels — an oil spill's potential for… [more]

Oil’s hidden costs visible, but will it matter? Oil's hidden costs visible, but will it matter?

Best Undergraduate Paper Competition

Best Undergraduate Paper Competition.  With the winner to be selected at the 74th International Atlantic… [more]

Best Undergraduate Paper Competition Best Undergraduate Paper Competition

Best Undergraduate Paper Competition

Best Undergraduate Paper Competition.  With the winner to be selected at the 74th International Atlantic… [more]

Best Undergraduate Paper Competition Best Undergraduate Paper Competition

Best Undergraduate Paper Competition

Best Undergraduate Paper Competition.  With the winner to be selected at the 74th International Atlantic… [more]

Best Undergraduate Paper Competition Best Undergraduate Paper Competition
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Best Undergraduate Paper Competition

To encourage undergraduate interest in economic issues, Alberto Alesina, President, and Reinhard Neck, Vice-President of the International Atlantic Economic Society cordially invite students to compete in the IAES annual undergraduate paper competition in Montréal this October.

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Roundtable for China-USA Relations

Roundtable for China-USA Relations
Featuring David Firestein
Friday, February 24, 9-10 AM
The Honors College, MD Anderson Library
University of Houston

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Neal R. Amundson Lecture, Lee Raymond, Speaker

Reflections on a Career in the Energy Industry

Date: Fri, 02/24/2012 – 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Location: University of Houston Hilton

Speaker Bio
Lee R. Raymond is the retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Exxon Mobil Corporation. He had been Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Exxon from 1993 until its merger with Mobil in 1999 and held the same position with ExxonMobil until he retired in December 2005.

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Social Entrepreneurship in Vietnam

By Long Le
On June 17 of this year, students at RMIT Vietnam’s Saigon South Campus organized a workshop on “Social Entrepreneurship in Vietnam: People, Ideas and Perspectives.” The workshop, co-sponsored by RMIT International University Vietnam and Bauer Global Studies at the University of Houston, aimed to gain insights on how to build and promote sustainable social ventures/enterprises in Vietnam.

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Film

Global Cinema Series: Presented by Department of Modern and Classical Languages

Global Cinema Series for Fall 2011 include:

September 22: The Way I Spent the End of the World. Director: Catalin Mitulescu (Romania, 2006)

October 6: In Love We Trust. Director: Xiaoshuai Wang (China, 2007)

*Free admission – open to the public. Time 5:45-8:00 PM. Location: 105-SEC, UH Main Campus.

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Winter Session in France

This Winter Session you can take the 3-credit hour ILAS 2350 “Introduction to Liberal Studies” with a two week seminar in Strasbourg, France from January 1-16, 2012. The course is open to all students, at UH or from other universities too!

Applications being accepted now, deadline is October 1st. Contact Dr. Thomas Behr, UH Director of Liberals Studies, for more information: tbehr@uh.edu

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Scholarships to Study Abroad & Study Abroad Fair

Scholarships to Study Abroad: Tuesday, August 30 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM at Pacific Room 90, UC Underground

Study Abroad Fair: Thursday, September 1 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the UC Cougar Den

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Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation: Breaking the Poverty Cycle

By Shaghayegh Farkooshi and Van Lam

During our stop in Hanoi (Vietnam), C.T. Bauer’s Southeast Asia Study Abroad group attended, as one of our many events, a roundtable discussion with Michael Brosowski, founder and director of Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation.

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Family Business: An Asian/Chinese Prospective

By Beau LeBlanc
On June 1, C.T. Bauer’s Southeast Asia Study Abroad group was fortunate enough to attend a seminar led by Dr. Roger King, Adjunct Professor of Finance and Director of the Center for Asian Family Business and the Center for Business Case Studies at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

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Frank Wisner, former US Ambassador to India, Zambia, Egypt, and Philippines

Frank Wisner
Former Ambassador of the United States to India, Zambia, Egypt, and the Philippines
Wednesday, April 6
1:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Hilton Americas Hotel, 1600 Lamar

Frank G. Wisner is an international affairs advisor at Patton Boggs, LLP. Wisner served as U.S. Ambassador to India, Zambia, Egypt, and the Philippines. He also was undersecretary of defense for policy, undersecretary of state for international security affairs, and senior deputy assistant secretary for African affairs. He recently served as U.S. special envoy to Egypt.

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