The Ebola Epidemic

We are currently in the midst of the worst Ebola outbreak in history. The World Health Organization anticipates nearly 20,000 people will be infected before the outbreak ends. Join Steven Gordon, M.D., Chairman of Infectious Disease at Cleveland Clinic, and Chris Williams, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Pan-African Studies at Kent State University, […]


PKNnovate: 20 Slides 2 Change the World

Join us for a dynamic evening to hear 8-10 creative Clevelanders presenting their work, ideas, and obsessions around how innovation and entrepreneurship can revitalize communities. The event will also feature presentations by participants of CCWA’s Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP). IYLEP is a US Department of State program that will be in Cleveland July 10-24, […]


The Costs of the Cup: FIFA, Brazil and the Big Questions in International Sports

Join us the first Tuesday of each month to tackle current issues at a world affairs happy hour at the Happy Dog. This month, join special guests that will discuss the politics behind the World Cup. Featured Speakers: Otto Orf, former goalkeeper of the Cleveland Crunch (1989-2004) Jose Sola, Associate Professor of History, Cleveland State […]


Making Sense of the Ukraine-Russia Crisis

The Inaugural event in a new joint series — Happy Dog Takes on the World — presented by the Council on World Affairs and the City Club of Cleveland. Join special guest experts on Russia and Ukraine, including Professor Stephen Crowley, Chair of the Russian & East European Studies and Peace & Conflict Studies departments at […]


2014 Annual Meeting

Our annual celebration of the previous year’s accomplishments and action will feature a keynote from University President Barbara Snyder, who will address a range of issues affecting global education and engagement. Barbara R. Snyder became president of Case Western Reserve University on July 1, 2007. Prior to that she served as Executive Vice President and […]

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