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|11:10 am Dec 6th||Putin's Russia: Friend, Foe, or Something Else? - Ben Whisenhunt ''90 Hedges Conference Room|
With Vladimir Putin reaching the end of his second decade in power in Russia, many Americans are still confused by who he is and why he does what he does. Putin's personal and professional background shape much of what he does as the leader of Russia. This presentation will examine Putin's Russia in the context of Russian-American relations. ~Dr. Ben Whisenhunt is Professor of History at College of DuPage. He has published seven books on Russian history with an emphasis on Russian-American relations. He has led four student groups to Russia over the past decade, and was a Fulbright Senior Scholar at Ryazan' State University in Russia in 2006. He is co-managing editor of Journal of Russian American Studies (JRAS), and co-series editor of "Americans in Revolutionary Russia" published by Slavica Publishers. He earned a B.A. in history and Russian at Cornell College in 1990, an M.A. in history at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and a Ph.D. in Russian history at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
|11:30 am Dec 11th||Elevate your ideas: Take a good idea and make it brilliant Thomas Commons|
Everyone has the potential to devise brilliant ideas. It's a skill that can be learned and cultivated. Join Paula M Duke '13 as she talks about the characteristics that will take a good idea to the next level and make it brilliant.
|5:00 pm Jan 27th||Poetry for Bottles Speakers Van Etten-Lacey House|
SLAB's yearly Poetry For... series starts off with a bang! Join us for a night of food and good times listening to different perspectives about bottles from various students and faculty members!
|11:10 am Jan 30th||SIG (Science Interest Group) Lecture West Science|
|11:10 am Feb 27th||SIG (Science Interest Group) Lecture West Science|
|11:10 am Apr 2nd||SIG (Science Interest Group) Lecture West Science|
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