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2019 EducationUSA MENA Regional Forum
2019 EDUCATIONUSA MENA REGIONAL FORUM
March 26-28, 2019
The U.S. Department of State’s EducationUSA network invites representatives from accredited U.S. higher education institutions (HEIs) to participate in the EducationUSA MENA Regional Forum this March 26 - 28, 2019 in Casablanca, Morocco.

National Council on Public History Meeting
NATIONAL COUNCIL ON PUBLIC HISTORY MEETING
March 27-30, 2019
National Council on Public History Meeting brings together several hundred members and non-members for workshops, sessions, tours, special presentations, and other events. It is a membership association dedicated to making the past useful in the present and to encouraging collaboration between histo...

Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs


The Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs, or ADVA, is a state agency created in 1923 by the Arkansas General Assembly to connect Veterans and their dependents to state and federal services. Today, we serve our fellow Arkansas Veterans by operating two state Veteran cemeteries, by operating two state Veteran nursing homes, and through the administration of the Veteran Service Officer network.

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EVENTS

2019 EducationUSA MENA Regional Forum
2019 EDUCATIONUSA MENA REGIONAL FORUM
March 26-28, 2019
The U.S. Department of State’s EducationUSA network invites representatives from accredited U.S. higher education institutions (HEIs) to participate in the EducationUSA MENA Regional Forum this March 26 - 28, 2019 in Casablanca, Morocco.

National Council on Public History Meeting
NATIONAL COUNCIL ON PUBLIC HISTORY MEETING
March 27-30, 2019
National Council on Public History Meeting brings together several hundred members and non-members for workshops, sessions, tours, special presentations, and other events. It is a membership association dedicated to making the past useful in the present and to encouraging collaboration between histo...