Monthly Archives: November 2023

Clarity Amidst Conflict: A Recap of Ambassador Michael Oren’s Visit

When Ambassador Michael Oren agreed to speak in Jacksonville, little did anyone know the backdrop of his visit would coincide with the current war between Israel and Hamas. The timing of his presentation, therefore, could not have been more palpable. During Tuesday's Global Issues Evening lecture, Ambassador Oren presented on the topic of "Israel and the Middle East: Navigating Complexities." Oren offered a unique perspective on the current conflict between Israel and Hamas and what the future might hold for both Israel and Gaza. Amb. Oren focused his comments on the Israel-Hamas warfare currently playing out around Israel’s

By |November 15th, 2023|Categories: General, Speaker Series|Tags: |Comments Off on Clarity Amidst Conflict: A Recap of Ambassador Michael Oren’s Visit

Great Decisions Highlight: Mario Barrozo

Mario Barrozo, a junior at the University of North Florida (UNF), is the epitome of a dedicated, well-rounded and involved student in the community. Though his major is in public health, Mario’s participation in the Great Decisions program in high school became a bridge to connect his interest in healthcare with his interest in broadening his understanding of the world. Mario Barrozo Mario first became involved with the World Affairs Council of Jacksonville in high school through his participation in the Darnell-Cookman School of the Medical Arts' Great Decisions program. Mario credits his Great Decisions teachers Chuck Renz

By |November 1st, 2023|Categories: Education, General|Comments Off on Great Decisions Highlight: Mario Barrozo
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