Mike is a new member of the Economic Section at the U.S. Embassy, but he joins us after a prior career as a lawyer. Having studied Criminal Justice in university, Mike graduated from law school with an emphasis on Litigation and worked in a district attorney’s office, where he prosecuted a variety of criminal cases. After a year prosecuting criminal cases, Mike worked in civil litigation, where he tried cases before juries, judges, and arbitration panels, and on appeal before the Kansas Court of Appeal and Missouri Supreme Court. Mike will talk about the Rules of Evidence and Criminal Procedure and how they impact criminal cases and the rule of law in America. Whether you’re connected to Ukrainian law enforcement, the judicial system, or are simply a fan of American crime shows, please join us!
Remember to bring your passport or driver's license.
Shining Scribes is back and we want to hear about your summer! This week we will work through a series of journaling exercises that prompt you to explore the ins and outs of your summer.
Міжнародний конкурс «Стоп цензурі! Громадяни за вільні країни» у 2018 році відбувся вп’яте. Його особливістю є демократичність — участь може взяти кожен охочий, незалежно від віку, громадянства, освіти. Запрошуємо вас на відкриття виставки найкращих робіт спеціальної теми конкурсу «Жінки. Політика. Рівність».
Role Play! We’re getting into character this week for WE@AH. Join us for some invigorating English practice through role plays of various scenarios.
Erin Gasim, Associate Director of International Admissions, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago will be conducting a presentation to share tips for preparing an art portfolio for undergraduate studies.
Come to America House and chat with Chazmin “Chaz” Peters, who was born and raised in Olympia, WA. She is a First Officer with Alaska Airlines and the Director of Eagles Aviation Camp. She received her flight training from Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake, WA and her BA from the University of Washington Tacoma.
Have you already tried the U.S. Air Force National Museum virtual tour at America House? Come explore it while having a chat with our friend Ryan who has a lot to say about the sky, planes, and his life experience in general.
Під час тренінгу: що таке віртуальна реальність, коли і як було створено цю технологію; перші прототипи та різновиди сучасних пристроїв; найцікавіші VR-проекти; що таке додана (AR) та змішана (MR) реальності та в чому їх відмінності; інструменти розробки та їх відмінності.
With her New York-centric essays, Sloane Crosley takes a magnifying glass to modernity. Parsing the nuances, trends, and perceptions of Big City life she offers up some cleverly hilarious insights about the way we live now.
A haven for Black intellectuals, artists and revolutionaries-and path of promise toward the American dream-Black colleges and universities have educated the architects of freedom movements and cultivated leaders in every field. They have been unapologetically Black for 150 years. For the first time ever, their story is told.