Great Decisions course at UH Hilo

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Date: Friday, September 7, 2007
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

Great Decisions 2007 will be offered this fall at the University of Hawaii at Hilo for those desiring a deeper understanding of the current challenges the United States faces in the world today.

The nine-session course is being offered Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. starting September 20 and running through November 15 in UCB 330. The instructor is Dr. Phillip Taylor, UH Hilo professor of political science, and topics include: The Middle East, Climate Change, Mexico, Migration, South Africa, War Crimes, Central Asia and Children of the World.

The Great Decisions program is a prestigious grassroots world affairs educational program and the flagship program of the Foreign Policy Association, a non-partisan, non-governmental organization. Feedback from students of Great Decisions 2007 will be sent directly to federal policymakers in the U.S. State Department.

The fee for the course is $60 and includes the Foreign Policy Association’s briefing book “Great Decisions 2007.” Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) members enjoy a $5 discount on the course fee.

To register or for more information, call the UH Hilo College of Continuing Education and Community Service at 974-7664.

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