- Taught by Leading Journalists, Historians, and Authors
- Focuses on Issues Behind Today’s News
- Provides a Stimulating Environment for Discussion
If you are interested in current events, these courses will allow you to gain an in-depth and more contextualized understanding of today’s critical issues. This includes historic background, when appropriate, as well as an analysis of the actors and stakeholders affecting outcomes. Join your contemporaries for lively discussion and intellectual stimulation.
This course will address key elements of current US foreign policy and its effect on global security, as well as implications for midterm elections.
Discuss how the US has decisively been altering policy directions with Western Hemisphere neighbors since President Trump took office.
Discuss whether positive developments can offset the explosive tendencies as the US, China, and Russia engage in political and economic conflict.
Recently, several big powers have become far more aggressive in their international policies. Is this indicative of a new era in world affairs?
Acquire the skills needed to track and measure a nonprofit organization’s impact, including knowledge of Google Analytics and AdWords.
This course will cover the current conditions facing multiple minority groups and other vulnerable populations worldwide, including in the US.
The course will consider visions of the US role in the world from a variety of official Washington perspectives, and the global reaction and response.
Discuss the US positioning with long-term allies, and assess how the Trump world view has affected, or will affect, alignments in the Americas.
Examine how the Trump administration communicates key global policies and how these messages are covered abroad.
This course will discuss the impact that current international crises could have on several key nations around the world.
This course will discuss the impact that significant changes to the leadership of several key nations around the world will have on global affairs.