India Education Diary : Eden of Education
 
Home India Education Diary : Home Admission India Education Diary : Admission Edu Policy India Education Diary : Edu Tender Scholarship India Education Diary : Scholarship Exam India Education Diary : Exams Notifications India Education Diary : Notifications Competitions Exam Results Edu Jobs Job
         
Exams
Entrance Exams
Competitive Exams
Civil Services Exams
Foreign Entrance Exam
   
Education Medium
Vocational Education
Correspondence Courses
Online Education
Distance Education
   
Study Aboard
Countries
Entrance Exam
Scholarship
Study Aboard
   
Loan/Award
Edu Loans
Scholarships
Awards
Top Job Sector
   
News
Latest Edu News
Edu Business News
   
     

Search
Make This Your Homepage   Bookmark Us   Download our Toolbar   Email Story   Feedback   Print Story
Former senator Richard Lugar to discuss U.S. foreign policy at Yale
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
  Related News
Book Review: The Mirror of Beauty
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Author: Shamsur Faruqi
Publisher: Penguin 
Pages: 984, Price: Rs.
Book Review: Poet of the Revolution: Memoirs and Poems
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Author: Lal Singh Dil,
Translated By: Nirupama Dutt, Publisher: Penguin Viking, Pages: 216, Price: Rs.
Book Review: The Essential Ved Mehta
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Author: Ved Mehta
Publisher: Penguin Hamish Hamilton 
Pages: 400, Price: Rs.
Book Review: Patriots and Partisans
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Author: Ramachandra Guha
Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane
Pages: 352, Price: Rs.
Book Review: India Becoming: A Journey through a Changing Landscape
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Author:  Akash Kapur
Publisher: Penguin Viking, Price: Rs.


Yale: Former U.S. senator for Indiana Richard Lugar will present the George Herbert Walker Jr. Lecture in International Studies at Yale on Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Titled “Modern American Foreign Policy in an Uncertain World,” his talk will be delivered at 4:30 p.m. in Luce Hall Auditorium, 34 Hillhouse Ave. Sponsored by the Yale MacMillan Center, it is free and open to the public.

Lugar is president of the Lugar Center, a non-profit organization focusing on nuclear non-proliferation, food security, and other critical issues. He also recently announced the creation of the Lugar Academy at the University of Indianapolis (UIndy), which includes a Washington, D.C. semester-long internship program for UIndy students and other student leaders. Lugar was also recently named a Professor of Practice and Distinguished Scholar at the new School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University.

A fifth-generation Hoosier who was the longest-serving member of Congress in Indiana history, Lugar is recognized as a gifted local and state leader, as well as a respected national and international statesman. During his tenure as senator, he exercised leadership on important issues such as food security, nuclear non-proliferation, energy independence, and free trade. Lugar holds 46 honorary degrees from colleges and universities in 15 states and the District of Columbia. He was the fourth person ever named Outstanding Legislator by the American Political Science Association.

Lugar graduated first in his class at both Shortridge High School in Indianapolis and Denison University in Granville, Ohio. He attended Pembroke College at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, studying politics, philosophy, and economics. He volunteered for the U.S. Navy in 1957, ultimately serving as an intelligence briefer for Admiral Arleigh Burke, chief of Naval Operations.

Lugar manages his family's 604-acre Marion County corn, soybean, and tree farm. Before entering public life, he helped manage the family's food machinery manufacturing business in Indianapolis with his brother Tom.

As the two-term mayor of Indianapolis (1968-1975), he envisioned the unification of the city and surrounding Marion County into one government. Unigov, as Lugar's plan was called, is credited with setting the city on a path of uninterrupted economic growth. He served three terms on the U.S. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, including two terms as the vice-chair of the commission, and served as president of the National League of Cities.

Lugar has been a leader in reducing the threat of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons. In 1991, he forged a bipartisan partnership with then-Senate Armed Services chair Sam Nunn (D-Ga.) to destroy weapons of mass destruction in the former Soviet Union. To date, the Nunn-Lugar program has deactivated more than 7,600 nuclear warheads that were once aimed at the United States.

As chair of the Agriculture Committee, Lugar built bipartisan support for 1996 federal farm program reforms, ending 1930s-era federal production controls. He has promoted broader risk management options for farmers, research advancements, increased export opportunities, and higher net farm income. Lugar initiated a biofuels research program to help decrease U.S. dependency on foreign oil. He also led initiatives to streamline the U.S. Department of Agriculture, reform the food stamp program, and preserve the federal school lunch program.

George Herbert Walker III, formerly the U.S. ambassador to Hungary, established this lecture series in 1986 in memory of his father, a graduate of the Yale Class of 1927. Previous George Herbert Walker Jr. Lecturers in International Studies have included George Schultz, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Madeleine Albright, Brent Scowcroft, James Baker III, George Mitchell, Richard Holbrooke, Carla Hills, Christopher Hill, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Richard Goldstone, John Major, and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, among other noted international figures.
 
Email Story   Feedback   Print Story

 
Admission Notifications
GET LATEST ADMISSION NOTIFICATION
Admission at CIPET, Chennai
PhD in Polymer Science and Tech at University of Calcutta
D.M/M.Ch admissions at NIMS, Hyderabad
Master of Public Policy at NLSIU, Bangalore
M.Tech/M.Sc admission at DY Patil University
MDIS School of Health & Life Sciences announces admission open MSc Health Sciences (Management)
MTech in Computational Engineering at RGUKT

 
Exam/Test Alert
GET LATEST EXAM/TEST ALERT
Combined Defence Services Examination (I) – 2014 on February 9
KIITEE 2014 - Apply by March 20
PRAVARA Med/Dental PG Entrance
UPSC's Geologists Exam: Apply by Sept 23
Geologists’ Examination - 2012
IBSAT 2013: Registration commenced
IGNOU Openmat 2014: Apply by Aug 8


Advertisement

  Press Release
MlnmtCaJFrhw
DPCnOaKezaiCjOdp
 
Type of studies Edu Bodies Career Options/counseling Exam result/alert Others
  Medical
  Engineering
  Computer
  Law
  Humanities
  Statutory Bodies
  IIMs
IITs IITs
  Universities
  Boarding school
  Career Options
  Career Counselling
  Coaching
  Interview tips
  Resume Making
  Scholarship
  Exam result
  Exam Alert
  Admission
  Notifications
  Top colleges
  Top universities
  Kids Corner
  Schools
  Tender
IndiaEducationDiary Search

India Education Diary | Admission | Edu Tender | Scholarship | Exam | Notifications | Competitions | Exam Results | Edu Jobs
| About Us | Mission | Advertise with us | Contact Us | Feed Back |
2006-07 All rights reserved worldwide by www.indiaeducationdiary.com
India Education Diary