Milwaukee School of Engineering – Academic Dean Dr. Michael Carriere of Milwaukee School of Engineering develops and manages academics for the World Affairs Seminar.  He may be contacted at

Carroll University:  Go directly to the Carroll University site to learn more about the academic setting for the World Affairs Seminar.

Rotary District 6270 – Rotary District 6270 sponsors the World Affairs Seminar and keeps it alive through financial support, providing board members and volunteers and by advocating for WAS at the Zone and International levels.

Rotary International – Rotary supports WAS by its very existence.  Thanks to call of the clubs that make up Rotary International WAS has a rich and diverse group of student delegates as well as internationally renowned speakers.

WasRag – the Rotary International Water program:

WAS on Linkedin:  This site is for parents and sponsors.  It provides a forum for asking questions and learning details about the conference.

Pulitzer Center Blog  Pulitzer Center blog relating to the 2010 World Affairs Seminar on the Global Fresh Water Challenge.

The Pulitzer Center instruction on video blogging – Highlights from Peter Sawyer’s 2010 workshop on video blogging.

Rotary District 6270 with Rotary Wheel

A Rotary District 6270 Initiative

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Refund Policy:

To receive credit after payment has been made, students, sponsors must notify the World Affairs Seminar in writing that their delegate is unable to attend, or if the sponsor is unable to fill a paid for space at the Seminar. (e-mail is considered "in writing" for these purposes as long as the e-mail is acknowledged as having been received.) Full credit applies if notification is received by April 1; 50% credit if application is cancelled between April 1 but prior to May 21; no credit is available if application is cancelled after May 21, unless extraordinary circumstances such as illness, death exist. All cancellation credits are subject to $75.00 processing fee and must be used within one calendar year. Note: in agreeing to attend WAS, parents and students promise to reimburse their sponsor for the full amount of any loss due to cancellation. WAS offices: (414) 453-4984, or

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