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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018: Internship Applications Due Friday »
Dear friends, We've heard great things from those who attended  Saturday's showing of  Paths of the Soul &...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
July 11, 2018: Keep Cool with These Indoor International Events »
Dear friends, July's unrelenting heat is the perfect excuse to join us for a couple indoor arts events with members o...
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
July 4, 2018: For When You Get Back »
Dear friends, Happy Fourth of July! All of us at the International Relations Council extend our best wishes to you as...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018: Fall Internships Available with the IRC »
Dear friends, Thanks to everyone who joined organizer Jack McLaren and session leader Bill Eckhardt at last week's me...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
June 20, 2018: Events for You and the Family This Week »
Dear friends, June 20 marks  World Refugee Day , a chance for us to consider the situation of refugees arou...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
June 13, 2018: International Opportunities Abound in KC »
Dear friends, It was wonderful to see so many Great Decisions participants, as well as IRC members and others from ar...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
June 6, 2018: See You Next Week at the WWI Museum »
Dear friends, A few months ago, IRC member Jim Scott brought us an idea for a  Global Experience  program –...
Thursday, May 31, 2018
May 30, 2018: Free Events in June »
Dear friends, We offer our sincere thanks to Nancy Hill and her team at Diastole Scholars' Center as well as IRC orga...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Network with Children's Mercy, KU Med, and UMKC Next Week »
Dear friends, We had a lovely time last week marking the 100th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Agreement with the Cze...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
May 16, 2018: Registration Closing for Chinese Investment Program »
Dear friends, We send our thanks to everyone who joined us today at Union Station for an enlightening luncheon progra...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
May 9, 2018: Networking Events in May and June »
Dear friends, Congratulations  to all the students and teachers who are finishing their school year – and, in s...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
May 2, 2018: Coffee World Tour Thursday »
Dear friends, If you like coffee, or if you need help recovering from jet lag,  Thursday's   Global Exper...
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
April 25, 2018: Around the World in May »
Dear friends, We hope you're able to spend some time outdoors this week and enjoy the spring that has finally sprung....
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
April 18, 2018: Czech Ambassador & Slovak Consul General in May »
Dear friends, Thanks to everyone who joined us  on Monday  evening for an informative and dynamic conversat...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018: WorldQuest Recap and Mexican Elections »
Dear friends, We so enjoyed seeing trivia lovers young and old at last week's  WorldQuest  at UMKC. Special t...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
April 4, 2018: Democracy and the Mexican and U.S. Electoral Systems on April 16 »
Dear friends, We always feel privileged to welcome members of the diplomatic corps to Kansas City, and  tonight...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
March 22, 2018: Just a Few Tables Remain for WorldQuest »
Dear friends, Last evening's conversation on  Brazil in 2018  was a valuable interdisciplinary look at polit...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
March 14, 2018: Internship Application Deadline Friday »
Dear friends, Our spring interns have done fantastic work, and we're looking forward to welcoming  summer and fa...
Thursday, March 8, 2018
March 7, 2018: Brazil, WorldQuest, and Volunteers »
Dear friends, It's a fun week for us at the IRC! On Monday we sat down with a number of  past IRC presidents &nb...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
February 28, 2018: Internships for Summer and Fall »
Dear friends, Thanks to everyone who joined us  on Monday  at Port Fonda for our  Global Experience...
Thursday, February 22, 2018
February 21, 2018: Can't Get Enough of the Olympics? »
Dear friends, With this week's ice storm, we considered starting our own curling team, but we thought we'd leave that...
Thursday, February 15, 2018
February 14, 2018: Global Experience and WorldQuest »
Dear friends, We so enjoyed welcoming high-school teams from around the KC metro area to the KU Edwards Campus on Sat...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
January 31, 2018: Welcome and Website »
Dear friends, Two of the IRC's annual events are approaching in the next week, and we're looking forward to both!&nbs...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
January 24, 2018: One Week Left to Register for the Berkley Lecture »
Dear friends, We're about to head over to Elsa's Ethiopian Restaurant in downtown Overland Park for the next  Gl...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
January 17, 2018: Berkley Lecture, Academic WorldQuest, & Great Decisions »
Dear friends, Thanks to Jack McLaren and presenter Michael Arbach for leading last night's discussion of the  IR...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
January 10, 2018: Academic WorldQuest – Last Call for High Schools »
Dear friends, Big thanks to our friends at the beautiful new  Missouri Innovation Campus , including the Univers...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
January 3, 2018: Join Us in Early 2018 »
Dear friends, Happy new year! We're so glad to have you with us as we enter 2018. If you have ideas for what you'd li...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
December 20, 2017: We're Hiring! »
Dear friends, 2017 has been a remarkable year for the IRC, and we are ready to add to our team! The International Rel...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
December 13, 2017: Registration Open for Academic WorldQuest and the 2018 Berkley Lecture »
Dear friends, Thanks to everyone who joined us yesterday at the KC Public Library for a conversation with Ambassador B...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
December 6, 2017: Amb. Bill Taylor and the 2018 Berkley Lecture »
Dear friends, We're looking forward to seeing a number of IRC members and friends at this evening's American Public Sq...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
November 29, 2017: Events to Finish the Year »
Dear friends, Between now and the end of the year, we have a few engaging events, and we hope to see you at one or...
Thursday, November 23, 2017
November 22, 2017: We're Thankful for You »
Dear friends, As we mark Thanksgiving this week, we hope you know how thankful we are for you and all you do to suppor...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
November 1, 2017: Peacebuilding Conference This Week »
Dear friends, This evening's book club meeting featured a fascinating discussion about China and where it's head...
Saturday, October 28, 2017
October 28, 2017: IRC Book Club and Peacebuilding Conference to Begin November »
Dear friends, This week we had the privilege of learning more about China's Belt and Road Initiative, hearing from Am...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
October 18, 2017: Next Week: CHINA Town Hall and Mexican Ambassador »
Dear friends, We had fun last night at the second installment of the Global Experience program series, this time at H...

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