Salute to the Ambassadors Is Today

Posted: May 9, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The third annual Salute to the Ambassadors, featuring diplomats from 41 different countries, is held today beginning at 11 a.m. in the Mason Hall Board Room. The event brings together ambassadors from across the world to discuss American politics and education, and to highlight successful programs at George Mason.

Professors James Barry, Sonja Taylor, Jeremy Crampton, and John Sacco start the day by showcasing classroom projects and teaching methodologies that are transforming the learning process of George Mason students. At 12:30 p.m., the diplomatic guests and a group of international students dine at the President’s Luncheon in the Concert Hall. Professor Seymour Martin Lipset, The Institute of Public Policy, is the keynote speaker and presents “American Politics in the 21st Century.” Peter Stearns, provost, moderates a panel consisting of diplomats from Austria, Uzbekistan, Indonesia, and Jamaica, who will add an international perspective to Lipset’s remarks.

The countries represented are Slovenia, South Africa, Uruguay, Malawi, Guyana, Philippines, Indonesia, Romania, Nepal, Oman, Swaziland, Peru, Senegal, Poland, Cameroon, Hungary, Mall, Jamaica, New Zealand, Vietnam, Barbados, Nigeria, Republic of Kyrgystan, Germany, India, Moldova, Honduras, Uzbekistan, Saudi Arabia, Nicaragua, Kenya, Chile, Macedonia, Lesotho, Tunisia, Paraguay, Austria, Malta, Turkmenistan, Taiwan, and Egypt.

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