Virtual Resource Library 2019

Visit & explore our virtual resource library for the 2019 World Affairs Seminar on The Promise & Perils of Social Media. Here you will find documents, links, and helpful learning resources to prepare you for the 2019 seminar in June.

VIDEO: Innovation – 2018 Seminar Recap

Week-in-review video from 2018 seminar on Innovation.

Innovation, 2018 Seminar Kicks off Saturday, June 23

Innovation takes many shapes. Technology is sometimes the most apparent, but innovation in Education, Employment & Economy, Art & Recreation, Health, Safety, Sanitation, Transportation, Energy, Food and Water. These areas and more will be available for...
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#TBT #ICYMI Anybody remember Gert from the Main Dining Room at Carroll? Last month she was honored for her long-time service when Carroll University named their dining hall after her! Some #WASers may remember her smiles and always friendly attitude. Gert, at 92 years young, spent 50 years working at Carroll, even during WAS in the summer!
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The World Affairs Seminar is proud to be a Rotary International District 6270 Initiative. Last weekend, our Executive Director, Thomas Plantenberg, attended the Rotary Zone 28-29 Training in Erie, Pennsylvania to help spread the word about the upcoming seminar on social media. You can do the same simply by liking & sharing our post - spread the word!
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We're at the Rotary International Zone Conference this weekend in Erie, Pennsylvania, recruiting for the 2019 World Affairs Seminar, where the theme will be The Promise & Perils of Social Media. Be sure to stop by and connect with us!
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Why don't I have more followers? With the 2019 seminar on the promise & perils of social media, we thought this artist's renderings of social media were particular interesting. Comment below with your thoughts!
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This past June, high-school age delegates from all over the world gathered in Waukesha, Wis. to discuss how Innovation is Shaping the World You Will Inherit at the 2018 World Affairs Seminar. AI, or artificial intelligence, was one of many topics on the docket during the week. See how Microsoft and Iconem are using AI to preserve history for generations to come! hashtag#artificialintelligence hashtag#ai
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Microsoft AI + Iconem: Preserving History ft. Common
If you don't know where you come from, you won't know where you're going. Watch how Yves Ubelmann and his team at Iconem, based in Paris, use Microsoft AI to...
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When you realize #WAS2019 is only 9 months away. It’s never too early to apply! Visit https://t.co/LPSeDYFzSK for information on the upcoming seminar on Social Media. https://t.co/BAzzZ7y7Gp
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After a prolonged decline, world hunger is on the rise. That's why we've selected the #WorldAffairsSeminar2020 theme to be Hunger in a World of Plenty. Mark your calendars & find out more information on our website! https://t.co/HMTHUoagSc
2 months ago
Delegates that attend the World Affairs Seminar come with so many wonderful talents. At the end of the week, we give them an opportunity to show off! Check out this duet from the 2018… https://t.co/D4tNQXasow
2 months ago
Happy “Back to School” to all of you out there! May your school year ahead be filled with wisdom, challenge, and understanding.
2 months ago
#SocialMediaSunday We want to know, too! As we prepare for #WAS2019, The Promise & Perils of Social Media. https://t.co/zzJ28gKJf8
3 months ago
Looking toward WAS 2019 already? We are! Social media—its joys, sorrows, and everything in between—is here to stay as an integral part of our everyday lives. All application materials are… https://t.co/pDF1T2xcBT

Blog Archive

Seasons Greetings

Seasons Greetings

Seasons greetings from the World Affairs Seminar. Please remember WAS this giving season. If you would like to help us finish out our year in a big way, please take a minute to make a small contribution on our new link to “Network for Good.” You can make a one-time gift, or do a nominal monthly donation. Please check out the link below and think with your heart

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Rotary Scholarships

Rotary Scholarships

Rotary District 6270 of Southeastern Wisconsin is offering several scholarship opportunities and stipends for students in the upcoming year, each opportunity within one of Rotary’s Six Areas of Focus. Opportunities include a $30,000 Global Grant Scholarship for a graduate level program Fall 2018, a $3,000 Scholarly Stipends for travel to attend a conference to present an accepted paper, fund coursework, or fund a short-term volunteer opportunity, and others.

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WAS 2018

WAS 2018

From artificial intelligence (AI) to autonomous cars, innovation is fundamentally altering the way we work, travel, and even feed ourselves. “Innovation: Shaping the World You Will Inherit” will allow WAS delegates the opportunity to think critically about this profound moment of transformation.

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WAS 2019

June 22, 2019
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