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  • Dr. Harry Lehmann, from Germany's Federal Environment Agency, listens to a question from an audience member at an Alworth Institute forum on the possibility of a carbon-neutral Germany (October 19, 2013).
  • Dan Mullins, International Development Specialist with CARE and the WWF in Africa, speaks to a UMD audience about development and sustainability in Africa (November 5, 2013).
  • UMD student, Idella Sylvah, will pose a question to Dan Mullins, an International Development Specialist with CARE and the WWF in Africa, about women's role in development.
  • Members of Duluth's Echoes of Peace Choir discussed their March 2013 trip to Rania, Kurdistan in Iraq. Pictured are choir members Trisha O'Keefe and Wendy Ruhnke, as well as choir director, Sara Thomsen (November 21, 2013).
  • Jolane and John Sunstrom (center), Duluth community members, with Alworth Institute Advisory Board members, Mike Jaros (left) and Dr. Ajit Das, after presenting a Martha B. Alworth International Brown Bag on hiking in Nepal (March 6, 2014).
  • Thomas Hanson, Alworth Institute Diplomat in Residence and former US State Department Foreign Service Officer, speaks rising tension between the US and Asia (March 12, 2014).
  • Edna dos-Santos Duisenberg, 2014 Alworth Institute International Fellow with Royal and Karen Alworth, after her lecture on Cultural and Creative Entrepreneurship: A Global Comparison (April 3, 2014).


WorldQuest Internatioanl Trivia Competition, will be held on Thursday, February 25, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Kirby Student Center Ballroom, UMD.

This is the 9th Alworth Institute competition with teams competing from UMD, the University of Wisconsin Superior and the College of St. Scholastica. Teams from the area community also compete. For more inofrmation on this educational and fun event click here.

Some of the Alworth Institute's International Lectures are aired and then archived on KUMD. Go here for the KUMD archives.

The first Spring semester Martha B. Alworth International Brown Bag:

Revisit TAIWAN with Levine As He Returns After Five Decades: A Nostalgic & Renewing Visit
presented by Dr. Gordon Levine, retired UMD Professor of Geography 12 Noon on Thursday, February 18, 2016 in Kirby Student Center Rafters.

Bring your lunch and and your curiosity!
Click here for information about other presentaitons in the series.

College of Liberal Arts students: Sign up for the Alworth Passport to CLA and get your passport stamped when you attend CLA events such as films, lectures, club meetings, and apple cidering at the UMD Farm. You can get your passport by stopping by the Alworth Institute at 178 EduE or the CLA Dean's Offie at Kirby Plaza 306. Information about rules, prizes and a chronological list of events may be found here.

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