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NYU Hosts Roundtable: "America in the World: Is the U.S. Becoming a 2nd-Rate World Power?" Oct. 31

October 28, 2008
N-126, 2008-09

MEDIA ADVISORY

New York University’s Center for Global Affairs (NYU CGA) presents a roundtable discussion, “America in the World: Is the U.S. Becoming a 2nd-Rate World Power?” on Friday, October 31, 2008, at 1.30 - 3.30 p.m., NYU CGA, Woolworth Building, 15 Barclay Street, 4th Floor (Between Broadway and Church Street). Just days before the 2008 U.S. Presidential election, our distinguished experts consider how the election outcome will impact the future leadership role the United Sates will play in the world.

Public registration is closed for this event.

Reporters wishing to cover the event, please contact Christopher James at 212.998.6876 or via email christopher.james@nyu.edu

The roundtable is moderated by NYU University Professor Arthur R. Miller, renowned commentator on the law and society and features distinguished panelists: Carol Gilligan, NYU University Professor and co-author, of the forthcoming book, The Deepening Darkness: Patriarchy, Resistance, and Democracy’s Future; Elisabeth Rosenthal, reporter covering global environmental issues, International Herald Tribune/New York Times; Robert Shrum, senior fellow, Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service and senior advisor to the Kerry-Edwards campaign in 2004; and Ernest Stern, partner, The Rohatyn Group and former managing director, World Bank.

  • WHO: Arthur R. Miller, NYU University Professor; Carol Gilligan, NYU University Professor; Elisabeth Rosenthal, reporter, International Herald Tribune/New York Times; Robert Shrum, senior fellow, NYU Wagner; Ernest Stern, partner, The Rohatyn Group and former managing director, World Bank.
  • WHAT: Roundtable Discussion: “America in the World: Is the U.S. Becoming a 2nd-Rate World Power?”
  • WHEN: October 31, 2008, at 1.30 - 3.30 pm
  • WHERE: Woolworth Building, 15 Barclay Street, 4th Floor (Between Broadway and Church Street).

About the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies—Founded in 1934, the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS) is among the 14 colleges and schools that comprise New York University, one of the largest private research universities in the United States. Through its faculty, curricula and vibrant professional and academic networks, NYU-SCPS captures the expertise of key sectors where New York leads globally: Real Estate and Construction Management (through the NYU Real Estate Institute); Hospitality, Tourism, Sports Management (through the NYU Preston Robert Tisch Center); Philanthropy (through the NYU George H. Heyman Center);Global Affairs; Communications Media, Publishing, Digital Arts, Design; Business, Leadership and Human Capital Management, Integrated Marketing, Public Relations, Legal Studies, Finance, Taxation, Accounting, Management and Technology (through the Division of Programs in Business); and the Liberal and Applied Arts, among others. Rigorous and timely programs in these and related areas attract full-time undergraduate and graduate students immersed in university life, working professionals in 14 graduate programs, motivated adults earning undergraduate degrees (through the Paul McGhee Division), and New Yorkers of all backgrounds enrolled in approximately 2,500 continuing education courses, certificate programs, conferences, and seminars annually.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Events and Traditions, School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: Christopher James | (212) 998-6876


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