17 December

Could we see a third President Bush?

ABC News Radio

Jeb Bush

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush has announced that he will officially explore a presidential run in 2016, confirming what many commentators had already predicted. Lecturer David Smith looks at the likelihood of another Bush in the White House and the current shape of the race.


6 January

Info Day 2015

The University of Sydney

Info Day

Info Day is your final opportunity to explore the University of Sydney and speak to our academics and students about your study options before you finalise your UAC preferences for the main-round university offers.

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16 December

We're all Dick Cheney

US News & World Report


Since the Senate Intelligence Committee released its report on CIA torture, Dick Cheney has been one of its fiercest critics. Research associate Nicole Hemmer says the former vice president's brazen endorsement of torture is an indictment of every American.


Applications close 15 December

Visiting Fellowship in Creative Arts at Indiana University

September–December 2015

Indiana University

The US Studies Centre invites applications for the Visiting Fellowship in Creative Arts at Indiana University. The successful applicant would spend time at Indiana University Bloomington during the period September–December 2015.

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Thomas Adams

Obama overhauls US–Cuba relations

US President Barack Obama has proclaimed a "new chapter" in US relations with Cuba, announcing moves to normalise diplomatic and economic ties. Lecturer Thomas Adams discusses what the changes mean.

ABC 24

Damaging CIA torture report released

A US Senate report has found that the CIA's post 9/11 interrogation program involved brutal, unapproved torture which failed to halt terror plots. Associate professor Brendon O'Connor says the revelations are not surprising but will be damaging.

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