Anne Fairclough Mansfield, age 74, died on April 24, 2013 at the Washington Home Hospice in the District. She had suffered a fall following a stroke at her home in the District. Anne was a native of Missoula, Montana. An only child, she was the daughter of the late U.S. Senate Majority Leader and U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Mike Mansfield and his wife, Maureen Hayes Mansfield. She is survived by her daughter, Caroline Theresa Hayes Marris, of London, and many cousins and friends in Washington, D.C., and London. She was divorced from the late Robin Marris, PhD of London.
Anne was a graduate of Marymount School and High School in Arlington, VA. She was a junior Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Smith College who spent her junior year studying in Spain. Anne divided her time between London and Washington. In Washington, she was a member of St. Mary Mother of God Catholic Church. Anne was a brilliant raconteur, a strong political conservative, a dedicated Catholic and a devoted mother. She is survived by many loyal friends all over the world.
Requiem Mass in the Extraordinary Form will be celebrated at St. Mary's located at 727 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, D.C., 20001, on Friday, May 3rd at 10:00 a.m. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the funeral mass at the church. Burial willl follow at Congressional Cemetery in Washington. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Anne's name to St. Mary Mother of God Church for the purchase of traditional vestments.
Published in Washington Post on April 29, 2013
The eight lectures from the 2013 Mansfield Center Conference, The Future of Health Care in America: Balancing Individual Rights with Social Responsibility, will air on Missoula Community Access Television channel 7 on Wednesday, May 15th at 8:30 pm! Replays will be available on Saturdays at 8:00 pm for eight weeks.
Environmental education project conducted by Lao students in our Study of the U.S. Institute on Global Environmental Issues, funded by the U.S. Department of State, and directed by student Ketsada Soysouvanh
The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center needs U.S. participants for a new economic exchange project. UM faculty involved so far include Jill Belsky from the College of Forestry and Conservation and Josh Slotnick from Environmental Studies.
(click to see more on the Women's Empowerment Program page)
Applications and reference letter are due February 19, 2013. Selected applicants will be invited for a Skype interview February 20-22. The successful applicant will be required to attend our first "welcome meeting" February 23, from 1-4pm at the University of Montana. Details or questions can be referred to Kelsey Stamm at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406-243-2838.
Successful student applicants have now been notified of their acceptance to the program. The Mansfield Center would like to thank all of the applicants for their interest in the program. We hope to offer the program again next year, with the application process begining fall 2014, depending on the success of this year's program. We encourage students and high school teachers to apply again in fall 2014 if the program is offered.
Find program details on our AYLP Cambodia webpage.
The Mansfield Center is honored to host a program of the U.S. Department of State, the Economic Empowerment Exchange Program for Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. This program specifically seeks out participants who seek to be empowered with concrete skills they can use to generate economic growth, with the objective to increase incomes and reduce poverty in their respective countries through access to more economic opportunities.
In our program, 20 southeast Asians and 20 Americans will travel in four cohorts from April 2013 - January 2014. Southeast Asian participants will engage in a 37-day program in the U.S., while U.S. participants will travel overseas for an average 16-day program.
The Spring 2013 Brown Bag Series has ended.
Please check back in the Fall for information on our Fall 2013 Brown Bag Series!
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