Recent Articles by

Jane Kelly

March 15, 2011
March 15, 2011 — Easter Sunday 2009 was marked by a daring rescue that freed American ship captain Richard Phillips from Somali pirates 350 miles off the Horn of Africa.
March 10, 2011
March 10, 2011 — Indonesia's ambassador to the United States comes to the University of Virginia on Monday to discuss how his and other countries can adapt to what he calls "this amazing century."
March 03, 2011
March 3, 2011 — This year, more than 2,000 University of Virginia students participated in education abroad activities.
February 23, 2011
February 23, 2011 — A two-day symposium Feb. 25 and 26 at the University of Virginia will explore the long transformation of the status of Turkic peoples and societies and the concept of a Turkic identity that spans political systems and world regions.
February 22, 2011
February 22, 2011 — A University of Virginia audience got a lesson Monday in "United States Security Challenges for the 21st Century," with a backstory on how and why the sphere of U.S. influence has grown to where it is today.
February 17, 2011
February 17, 2011 — Surging anti-government protests in the Middle East, economic and military growth in China and nuclear provocations in North Korea are proving challenging to the United States.
February 10, 2011
Japan's ambassador to the United States, Ichiro Fujisaki, cautioned a University of Virginia audience Wednesday against taking for granted the robust relations enjoyed by Washington and Tokyo.
February 04, 2011
February 4, 2011 — Japan's ambassador to the United States, Ichiro Fujisaki, is coming to the University of Virginia on Wednesday to talk about the future of Asia and why it is important that Washington and Tokyo maintain their good relations.
February 01, 2011
Nepal's ambassador to the United States, Shankar Prasad Sharma, told a large University of Virginia audience Monday that his country is in no danger of falling prey to the type of popular uprising that toppled Tunisia's government and is imperiling the rule of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
January 31, 2011
January 31, 2011 — The fast-moving political events in Tunisia and Egypt will be the topic of a panel discussion at the University of Virginia on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the South Lawn Commons Building.