TODAY on KNOW NOW: Crises Photography Ethics
Photojournalism often succeeds where words fail. From powerful, iconic, and polarizing images, like Nick Ut's Vietnam-era "Napalm Girl" to three-year-old Syrian refugee Aylan Kurdi lying face down on a sandy beach in Turkey - these images tell stories with vivid urgency. Documentary photographer Greg Constantine discusses the challenges and ethical implications of documenting war and atrocity with WorldOregon's Tim DuRoche.
Montana WAC AWQ Winners Go to Japan
Students from Gardiner and Sentinel High Schools, the top two winning teams in the Montana World Affairs Council's Academic WorldQuest on March 4-5, have been selected to participate in a Japanese exchange program, KAKEHASHI Project, this summer. As guests of the Japanese government, the students and their advisers will spend a week in Japan participating in a study tour.
Weekly World News Update: Apr. 17, 2019
al-Bashir Ousted; Autocracy vs. Democracy; Notre Dame Catches Fire; Assange Captured; Brexit Receives Relief; Mediator South Korea; Progress at Fukushima; Global Oil Update; Measles Catastrophe
Next Week: WACA Hosts AWQ Nat'l Competition
The Carlos and Malú Alvarez 2019 Academic WorldQuest National Competition is set for next week, April 26-27. Be sure to tag us, @WACAmerica, and use our hashtag, #AWQ2019, to connect with us throughout the competition. We are so excited to welcome all students and chaperones to our nation's capital, and we look forward to a great competition that is sure to be fun, challenging, and rewarding!
WorldOregon Tees Up: Future Leaders, Global Voices
WorldOregon’s International Speaker Series 2019, now in its 19th season, is one of the nation’s premier platforms for international affairs. This series puts you in the room with the global leaders, visionaries, and inspiring voices that are changing our world.
Register: Council Leadership & Board Meetings
Register now! WACA will convene its semi-annual Council Leadership & Board Meetings in Kansas City, MO on June 13-15. Book WACA's discounted room block with Ambassador Hotel in link below. Thanks to the International Relations Council for hosting.