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December 2012

  1. Nov 30–
    Dec 13

    Toys for Tots: Fletcher Veterans Toy Drive

    1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

    Donate a new, unwrapped toy this Christmas to Toys for Tots, a U.S. Marine Corps Reserve program. Toys go to local, less fortunate children.

  2. Dec 3

    ISSP Luncheon Lecture Series: “Obama's Second Term and New Uses of American Power”

    12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

    The International Security Studies Program is hosting a luncheon lecture by David E. Sanger, chief Washington correspondent of The New York Time, titled " Obama's Second Term and New Uses of American Power." Join us for a candid discussion of the challenges facing Obama's national security team in his second term and the surprising new forms of American power he may use to confront them. Mr. Sanger will focus on the Middle East: the evolving response to the Arab Spring, the dynamics of US-Iran confrontation, and whether the Administration will address Syria's deepening conflict. Please register for this event via the link above. Business casual attire required.

  3. Dec 3

    UN and Peacekeeping Operations Mr. Edmond Mulet, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations at the United Nations

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    Mr. Mulet (Guatemala) was re-appointed by the Secretary-General as Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations in 1 June 2011. He had most recently served as Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), where he was deployed in the immediate aftermath of the January 2010 earthquake, and led the United Nations’ contribution to the country’s recovery, from the provision of humanitarian assistance to reconstruction to the recent holding of presidential elections. Mr. Mulet was educated in Guatemala, Canada, the US and Switzerland. In addition to his public service, he worked for many years as a journalist and as a legal counsellor to public institutions and for the private sector, including as manager of several private enterprises and as senior partner in a legal consulting firm.

  4. Dec 3

    Climate Change as a Driver of Humanitarian Crises and Response

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    with Peter Walker, Director of the Feinstein International Center and Rosenberg Professor of Nutrition and Human Security, Tufts University.

  5. Dec 3

    Admissions Information Session

    12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

    We invite you to attend a small group Information Sessions during your campus visit to learn about The Fletcher School.

  6. Dec 4

    Erica J. Murray Bone Marrow Drive

    10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

    Join the National Marrow Registry! Erica Murray, a Fletcher alumna, died from Leukemia because she was unable to find a bone marrow match. In her memory, Fletcher organizes an annual bone marrow drive. Everyone will have the opportunity to register and possibly become a donor to someone like Erica who is in need. For more information about joining the registry, visit marrow.org and come by the Hall of Flags on December 4 to sign-up!

  7. Dec 5

    Vipassana Meditation: An Ancient Path in the Modern World

    7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

    Vipassana meditation helps people find a way of life that withstands the rigors of daily life, and that provides personal insight, psychological development, heightened well-being, and spiritual community. Come join a talk with Paul R. Fleischman, M.D., a world renowned lecturer of meditation and psychiatrist by trade to learn how meditation can help you in your personal and professional lives. Cosponsored by The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

  8. Dec 6
  9. Dec 6

    Admissions Information Session

    4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

    We invite you to attend a small group Information Sessions during your campus visit to learn about The Fletcher School.

  10. Dec 6

    Fletcher Winter Recital

    7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

    Pieces performed by Fletcher students and Prof. Kowalczyk, including Beethoven, Chopin, Corelli, Debussy, Franck, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, and much more!

  11. Dec 7

    Admissions Information Session

    9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

    We invite you to attend a small group Information Sessions during your campus visit to learn about The Fletcher School.

  12. Dec 7

    PLENARY MEETING for GENDER AT FLETCHER

    12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

    As a follow-up to Dean Uvin's November 13th Town Hall Meeting, this important Plenary Meeting will consist of faculty, students, and staff to organize our next steps to address Gender at Fletcher. The main purpose of this one hour meeting is to decide how committees will be divided, who will serve on each committee, and what our next goals will be for the coming semester. Please join us if you have any thoughts or input!

  13. Dec 8

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