USD alum Lynn von Koch to address Israeli Palestinian discord
Sponsored by the W.O. Farber Center for Civic Leadership and the USD Political Science League, von Koch’s address, “Perspectives on the Israeli/Palestinian Peace Talks: Why are the simple solutions not enough?” is scheduled for 2 p.m. at Farber Hall. von Koch, who worked for the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in Afghanistan, Sudan and Palestinian Territories from 2005 to 2009, spent two years in Jerusalem that provided her with a unique perspective of the Israel and Palestine, particularly the politics and systems that complicate goals of peace.
Currently a student at the Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs, von Koch is working on a master’s degree in public affairs (M.P.A.) with a concentration in international relations. She graduated from USD four years ago with degrees in political science and economics. A photo of Lynn is available for download at www.usd.edu/press/news/images/releases/Lynn_vonKoch.jpg.
For more information about von Koch’s address, which is free and open to the public, or for information about the W.O. Farber Center for Civic Leadership, please e-mail Farber.Center@usd.edu or contact the Farber Center at (605) 677-5702.
You May Also Like
AUSTIN, Texas — South Dakota senior guard Ciara Duffy was one of five Division I women's basketball players selected to the Academic All-America first team selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Duffy earns Academic All-America honors for the third consecutive season.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — All five South Dakota starters scored in double-figures and the Coyotes completed perhaps the greatest regular season in Summit League history with a 63-58 win against rival and second-seeded South Dakota State in the tournament championship game Tuesday inside the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center.
VERMILLION, S.D. – Two University of South Dakota faculty members are partnering with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Sioux Falls agency Call to Freedom to better understand what sex trafficking survivors think about the services they receive — and to learn what services they find most helpful.