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  • Army Lt. Col. Kevin Baird practices donning protective gear on Fort Eustis, Va., Oct. 15, 2014. The Army is training soldiers in precautionary measures as they prepare to deploy to West Africa to support efforts to counter the Ebola outbreak (USAF photo by Senior Airman Kayla Newman)

    Hagel Establishes Ebola Support Team

    19 October - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered Northern Command to train a 30-member military team capable of responding anywhere in the United States to new cases of Ebola.

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  • Ambassador Barzun delivers inaugural Carnegie lecture at the University of Aberdeen on October 16, 2014

    Carnegie Lecture

    16 October 2014 - Amb Barzan delivered the inaugural Carnegie Lecture at the University of Aberdeen. During his visit the Amb met with students form Robert Gordon University and the Scottish Yourth Parliament, business leaders, and the Lord Provost of Aberdeen

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  • UK's Foreign Secretary Hammond with U.S. Secretary of State Kerry (via twitter @PHammondMP)

    Hammond-Kerry Press Conference

    08 Oct. - UK's Foreign Secretary Hammond at a press conference on ISIL, Ebola and Ukraine with U.S. Secretary of State Kerry. Hammond: "U.S. is UK's greatest foreign policy ally"

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  • U.S. Breakdance crewILL-Abilities

    U.S. Breakdance Crew in Scotland

    June 11-12 the U.S. Consulate-General in Edinburgh organized a series of events for the U.S. breakdance crew ILL-Abilities in Scotland. The crew performed at Dance Base in Edinburgh and attended workshops hosted by Indepen-Dance in Glasgow and KIC Dance in Bonnyrigg, Midlothian.

  • Sutton Trust U.S. Programme students shared with Amb. Barzun their experience visiting American universities this summer.  Good luck to this talented group in the applications process this fall. (Consulate-General photo)

    Ambassador Barzun visits Edinburgh

    29 October 2013 - Sutton Trust U.S. Programme students shared with Ambassador Barzun their experience visiting American universities this summer. Good luck to this talented group in the applications process this fall.

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  • Ambassador Matthew Barzun delivered the inaugural Carnegie Lecture
    Ambassador Matthew Barzun delivered the inaugural Carnegie Lecture

    On October 16, Ambassador Matthew Barzun delivered the inaugural Carnegie Lecture at the University of Aberdeen. During his visit to Aberdeen, Ambassador Barzun also met with students from Robert Gordon University and the Scottish Youth Parliament, business leaders, and the Lord Provost of Aberdeen.   Read the speech »

  • Worldwide Worldwide Caution from the Bureau of Consular Affairs
    Worldwide Caution from the Bureau of Consular Affairs

    10 October 2014 - The Department of State has updated this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.  Full text on State.gov »

  • CG Edinburgh reception included a contribution by Junaid Ashruf (18), an alumnus of Embassy London’s Young Leaders Exchange program.
    Faith and Cultural Diversity in Scotland

    On September 30, the U.S. Consulate General in Edinburgh hosted a reception to celebrate faith and cultural diversity in Scotland. The reception included a contribution by Junaid Ashruf (18), an alumnus of Embassy London’s Young Leaders Exchange program.  Read more »

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    USA College Day - the largest U.S. University Fair in the UK

    If you are considering undergraduate study in the US, USA College Day is not to be missed! At College Day you will have the opportunity to speak with over 170 exhibitors representing universities in the U.S. and educational service providers. This event is not to be missed by students, parents or advisors. Book your place now!  Register for USA College Day »

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    FIBA Basketball World Cup

    28 August 2014 - The FIBA Basketball World Cup starting on 30 August in Spain has 24 countries competing including the U.S., who announced their team on Monday.  Read more on the blog »

  • U.S. breakdance crew ILL-Abilities
    U.S. breakdance crew ILL-Abilities

    11-12 June 2014 - The U.S. Consulate General in Edinburgh organized a series of events for the U.S. breakdance crew ILL-Abilities in Scotland. The crew performed at Dance Base in Edinburgh and attended workshops hosted by Indepen-Dance in Glasgow and KIC Dance in Bonnyrigg, Midlothian. 

  • CG Edinburgh Hosts Saltire Fellows’ Reception
    CG Edinburgh Hosts Saltire Fellows’ Reception

    On February 25 2014, the U.S. Consulate General in Edinburgh held a reception to celebrate the return to Scotland of the 2013 Saltire Fellows. The Saltire Fellows program is focused on exposing young Scottish entrepreneurs to leadership training, including 13 weeks at the top-ranked Babson College.   Read more about the Saltire Foundation  »

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