The Board of Directors of the World Affairs Seminar, in a unanimous vote, has determined that the 2021 World Affairs Seminar “Cities: Urban Life in a Changing World” will be 100% virtual. The decision was based on concerns for the health and well-being of delegates, staff, and faculty, according to Tom Plantenberg, Executive Director.
A Message from our Executive Director: Together, we prepare tomorrow’s leaders to advance peace through understanding. With registration now open for WAS 2024, we welcome you to return as a sponsor for next year’s edition.
Please join us June 23 for a WAS Partner Meeting. We’ll gather at Carroll University and virtually from 12 – 1 p.m. All are invited!
A welcome message from our program director, Stuart Schmidt, emailed to delegates, as well as families and sponsors. Highlights include important arrival information and COVID-19 protocols.
World Affairs Seminar is hiring! We’re looking for a new Administrative Assistant to round out our talented team in the New Year. It’s an exciting time for our organization, as we plan our first-ever hybrid Seminar in June, with in-person and virtual options available for our prospective student delegates.
UPDATED 11/01/2021 Thank you for your interest! This position has been filled at this time. The World Affairs Seminar invites qualified candidates to apply for its executive director position. A complete position description and application instructions can be...
Our Early Bird Deadline has been EXTENDED. All payments received or postmarked by March 15, 2021 are now eligible for our $25 early bird discount.
Join us for “What’s New With WAS 2021?” October 19th at 4:30 PM CDT to learn more about registering for our hybrid seminar. Together, we will Introduce Our Hybrid Offerings, Demonstrate New Online Registration Process, Discuss Sponsorship Opportunities, and Answer Your Questions. Pre-registration required.
The 2020 World Affairs Seminar delegates receiving scholarships from Wayne Rotary Club: Treyton Blecke, Jacob Kneifl, Taytum Sweetland, and Christopher Woerdemann – all of Wayne HS – shared their experience, lessons learned, and friends made from around the world with Wayne Rotarians on Wednesday August 12.