Campus events for Thurs., April 7: Great Discussions series and more

These are the events happening around campus for Thurs., April 7.

Intramural Zumba, Room 3025
Tues., April 5: 12:35-1:25 p.m.
Free to faculty, staff, and students.

Intramural Personal Training, Room 3007
Thurs., April 7: 6:05-6:50 p.m.
Free to faculty, staff, and students.

Great Discussions Series: Middle East, Room 1010M
Thurs., April 7: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Part of the Great Discussions series. Part of an 8-part series, *registration is required. For more information go to the GAC website, or contact Larry Fuell (, 206-533-6750) or Elouiessa Muana (, 206-546-6996.

*Attending individual seminars is possible, if space available; contact Larry Fuell. $5 entrance fee collected at door.

The April 7 meeting covers the Middle East: From a proxy war in Yemen to an ongoing civil war in Syria, a number of ongoing conflicts have shaken the traditional alliances in the Middle East to their core. As alliances between state and non-state actors in the region are constantly shifting, the U.S. has found itself between a rock and a hard place. In a series of conflicts that are far from being black-and-white, what can the U.S. do to secure its interests in the region without causing further damage and disruption?

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