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  • Carthage alumnus honored for disaster preparedness efforts — Carthage News — Carthage College
    of Champions of Change A Carthage alumnus went to the White House to receive an award for his leadership in emergency preparedness David L Maack 88 was among 17 leaders from communities around the nation who were honored as Champions of Change on Thursday Jan 19 Mr Maack serves as Racine County Emergency Management coordinator A White House press release cited his record of building an emergency management program that has received national recognition for innovative programs built on community partnerships and collaborations Most recently he has worked with local churches and others in the faith community This past year we ve been reminded that disasters can strike at any time and that preparedness is critical U S Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano said in a press release We commend the innovative practices and achievements that these individuals bring to the field of emergency management in order to make our communities safer stronger and better prepared The Champions of Change program focuses on a different issue each week recognizing those who stand out in their efforts to improve their communities Mr Maack participated in a roundtable discussion at the White House Video of the event can be viewed online The program brought Mr Maack to Washington for two days of sessions On Wednesday Jan 18 the emergency preparedness leaders met with a top official from the Federal Emergency Management Agency as well as with members of Congress or their staffers It validates what we ve been doing Mr Maack said of the honor but more importantly it allows communities to swap ideas and replicate some of those creative initiatives Mr Maack majored in political science business management and public administration while at Carthage He was a longtime Racine alderman and remains active on a variety of boards committees and

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2012/01/19/carthage-alumnus-honored-for-disaster-preparedness-efforts/ (2013-06-13)
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  • New book by Carthage professors examines ecotourism — Carthage News — Carthage College
    indigenous Mbya Guaraní people Mr Roberg a professor of political science wrote two chapters about the impact of the growing numbers of tourists and workers in urban areas They wrote the introductory and concluding chapters together and have also spoken about the region to audiences in the United States Canada and Argentina Impact of Tourism on Iguazú Falls Prof Seymoure recalled first visiting the falls which have the largest volume of any waterfalls in the world in 2003 We were thinking about putting together a student trip for Carthage she said and the professors organized J Term study tours in 2005 and 2007 But Prof Seymoure was haunted by an encounter with a 5 year old indigenous girl who was selling carved wooden animals I got very interested in why a 5 year old girl was selling stuff in a bus station she said As the professors learned more she added they saw that the growth of tourism is changing how they re living They ve been losing their land so they re focusing more on tourism In less than a decade tourism to the falls has nearly tripled to nearly 1 2 million visitors per year The population of the city of Puerto Iguazú has jumped from 32 000 to nearly 70 000 as people flocked to the area in search of work But this has led to high unemployment and infrastructure development in the city has not kept pace with growth Only about half the city s residents are served by the municipal water system Tourist hotels are built next to indigenous communities that have no sanitation no running water and minimal electricity said Prof Seymoure First book in English that tells of the plight of the Mbya Prof Roberg also described a second community that has taken a different approach from the mass tourism in Puerto Iguazú Colonia Carlos Pellegrini has an official population of 881 which Prof Roberg jokes includes every dog every horse and every cow The number of annual visitors has quadrupled to about 20 000 but to date this town has made a conscious effort to avoid being overwhelmed by tourism The Mbya people have resisted Western culture maintaining their traditional religious beliefs and language Very few communities actually have title so the provincial government lumber companies and even a national university have come in and said the land is theirs Prof Seymoure said They had occupied this area for a long time but they didn t have title Prof Seymoure said their book was the first published in English to tell the story of the plight of the Mbyas They want to engage with tourists but they don t want to be like us she said I wanted the English speaking world to know what the Mbya had gone through Prof Roberg said the broader message was that you want tourists to come because that puts money in your town but it puts a strain on your town Economic development and environmental

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2011/12/07/new-book-by-carthage-professors-examines-ecotourism/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Argentine Acting Consul General to visit Carthage — Carthage News — Carthage College
    Tour Religious Life Student Life Dean of Students Career Services Dining Health and Counseling Center Security Back to previous page Argentine Acting Consul General to visit Carthage November 3 2011 by Elizabeth Reinhardt Argentine Acting Consul General Julia Pan will talk about Argentina s current political and economic situation at 11 a m on Nov 9 in Todd Wehr Center Room 128C Consul General Pan will touch on many situations affecting Argentina in the last few decades including the Dirty War and other aspects of the Argentine economic and political culture since 2000 Acting Consul General Pan has been in diplomatic service for about 20 years Her first post abroad was in Uruguay at the Argentine Mission to the Latin American Integration Association ALADI Following this position she served for several years as deputy director at the International Dispute Settlement Office in the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs a job that took her several times to the World Trade Organization WTO headquarters in Geneva Switzerland for negotiations as an Argentine representative She holds a bachelor s degree in political science and international relations from Universidad del Salvador USAL Argentina and is the current Argentine Acting Consul General for the American Midwest This event is free and open to the public It is co sponsored by Carthage s Model United Nations the A W Clausen Center for World Business and the Political Science Department News English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Carthage faculty chosen to participate in humanities program Alumnus takes faculty position at renowned London university Student blog describes action during Omrit excavation Carthage RockSat team prepares for launch Carthage welcomes luncheon speaker Christopher Ruud New shadowing program lets students sample health care careers Winners announced in Carthage s international photo contest Carthage unveils plans for new

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2011/11/03/argentine-acting-consul-general-to-visit-carthage/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Carthage welcomes Professor Steven Emmanuel Nov. 6-7 — Carthage News — Carthage College
    Technology Friday Family Fun Night Hedberg Library Tour Religious Life Student Life Dean of Students Career Services Dining Health and Counseling Center Security Back to previous page Carthage welcomes Professor Steven Emmanuel Nov 6 7 October 13 2011 by Elizabeth YoungKasey DallmanScott Klimek Dr Steven Emmanuel a professor of philosophy at Virgina Wesleyan University in Norfolk Va will be at Carthage Nov 6 7 On Sunday Nov 6 he will present a screening of his film Making Peace with Vietnam at 7 p m in Clausen Center Room 106 Making Peace with Vietnam documents the lingering consequences of the Vietnam War as revealed through the efforts of American and Vietnamese humanitarians who have dedicated their lives to the work of reconciliation On Monday Nov 7 he will present a public lecture titled Mending Walls Reflections on Peace Reconciliation and the Vietnam War The lecture will take place at 7 p m in the Todd Wehr Center Room 128B Both events are sponsored by the History Political Science and Religion departments Asian Studies and Global Heritage programs and Humanities Division Prof Emmanuel will be a guest on Gregory Berg s Morning Show on WGTD at 8 10 a m Friday Nov 4 Prof Berg is a music professor at Carthage in addition to hosting the radio show A podcast of the show will be available for download here News English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Carthage faculty chosen to participate in humanities program Alumnus takes faculty position at renowned London university Student blog describes action during Omrit excavation Carthage RockSat team prepares for launch Carthage welcomes luncheon speaker Christopher Ruud New shadowing program lets students sample health care careers Winners announced in Carthage s international photo contest Carthage unveils plans for new science center Carthage awards 549 degrees

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2011/10/13/carthage-welcomes-professor-steven-emmanuel-nov-6-7/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Carthage welcomes Father J. Bryan Hehir — Carthage News — Carthage College
    Counseling Center Security Back to previous page Carthage welcomes Father J Bryan Hehir April 13 2011 by Elizabeth Young Father J Bryan Hehir secretary for health care and social services in the Archdiocese of Boston is the Chapman Executive in Residence at Carthage this spring He will be at Carthage May 2 3 He will deliver a public lecture on Deciding About Ethics and War Three Challenges at 7 p m Tuesday May 3 in the Niemann Media Theatre at Hedberg Library The lecture is co sponsored by the Augustine Institute and the Division of the Humanities Father Hehir is the Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Religion and Public Life at Harvard University s John F Kennedy School of Government He was previously president and CEO of Catholic Charities U S A head of the Harvard Divinity School and a faculty member at Georgetown University Over his career he has developed a well deserved reputation for intellectual accomplishment executive effectiveness and personal integrity He has been blunt in criticizing the Catholic Church hierarchy regarding handling of sex abuse During the 1980s he played a central role in analyzing complex policy and ethical issues related to nuclear weapons The Bradley and Brady Corporation Foundations are supporting this visit Father Hehir will also meet with students in Carthage classes and informal groups For more information about Father Hehir s visit please contact Deborah Usinger at 262 551 5833 or Prof Art Cyr at 262 551 5750 News English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Carthage faculty chosen to participate in humanities program Alumnus takes faculty position at renowned London university Student blog describes action during Omrit excavation Carthage RockSat team prepares for launch Carthage welcomes luncheon speaker Christopher Ruud New shadowing program lets students sample health care

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2011/04/13/carthage-welcomes-father-j-bryan-hehir/ (2013-06-13)
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  • History student wins prestigious award at Phi Alpha Theta Conference — Carthage News — Carthage College
    prestigious award at Phi Alpha Theta Conference April 13 2011 by Kasey Dallman Carthage student Paul Berauer 11 won Best Paper in Cold War history at the Midwest regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference Saturday March 26 The conference was held at Oakland University in Rochester Mich Phi Alpha Theta is the national honor society for the discipline of history It is the nation s oldest honor society with the exception of Phi Beta Kappa Paul s paper Our Son of Bitch Jimmy Carter Nicaragua and American Foreign Policy was judged on the basis of research writing analysis and oral presentation Paul s recognition marks the fourth year in a row that Carthage College has been honored with at least one Best Paper award at a major Phi Alpha Theta conference Paul is a history and political science major from Mount Prospect Ill Four other Carthage students papers were accepted to the conference Carthage students who received recognition included Erica Dahl 11 from Rockford Ill for her paper The German Revolution of 1848 A Struggle to Reach Unification Isaac McQuistion 11 from Appleton Wis for his paper Unbeatable An Examination of Jawaharlal Nehru s Political Opponents Dylan Tate 11 from Carbondale Ill for his paper Non Alignment The Third Front in the Cold War and Caitlin Zant 11 from Peoria Ill for writing Gaelic in the Gaeltacht The Politics of Language Twenty two schools participated from institutions in Michigan Ohio Indiana Illinois Wisconsin and even Canada Participant schools included the University of Michigan Michigan State and Carroll University News English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Carthage faculty chosen to participate in humanities program Alumnus takes faculty position at renowned London university Student blog describes action during Omrit excavation Carthage RockSat team prepares for launch Carthage welcomes luncheon speaker

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2011/04/13/history-student-wins-prestigious-award-at-phi-alpha-theta-conference/ (2013-06-13)
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  • State Sen. Bob Wirch and Rep. Peter Barca to speak at Carthage — Carthage News — Carthage College
    Counseling Center Security Back to previous page State Sen Bob Wirch and Rep Peter Barca to speak at Carthage April 12 2011 by Kasey Dallman Carthage will host a panel discussion on political reform in the state of Wisconsin featuring state Sen Bob Wirch D Kenosha and state Rep Peter Barca D Kenosha on Monday April 18 Carthage professor Jerald Mast will also serve as a panelist The event is presented by Common Cause in Wisconsin and sponsored by the Political Science Department Pi Sigma Alpha Carthage College Republicans and Carthage College Democrats The discussion will be held from 6 30 to 8 30 p m in the Todd Wehr Center Jockey Room B Topics include the voter ID bill that is currently before the legislature campaign finance disclosure requirements redistricting and the effect of the U S Supreme Court s decision in the Citizens United case News English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Carthage faculty chosen to participate in humanities program Alumnus takes faculty position at renowned London university Student blog describes action during Omrit excavation Carthage RockSat team prepares for launch Carthage welcomes luncheon speaker Christopher Ruud New shadowing program lets students sample health care

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2011/04/12/state-sen-bob-wirch-and-rep-peter-barca-to-speak-at-carthage/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Internships — Political Science — Carthage College
    Seminars Washington Internship Institute Government Organizations Wisconsin Agency Internship Opportunities CIA Department of the Interior Department of Justice Environmental Protection Agency National Academy of Social Insurance USDA White House Intern Program Non Profits Meridian International Center Sierra Club Research and Think Tanks American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research Brookings Institute CATO Institute Heritage Foundation Inter university Consortium for Political and Social Research International Relations Carter Center NATO United Nations

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/political-science/internships/ (2013-06-13)
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