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International Studies Junior Receives Clinger Research Award

Congratulations to International Studies junior Teo Icliyurek ’19 who has received a 2018 William F. Clinger, Jr. undergraduate research award. Teo’s research is titled Negative vs. Positive Conceptions: Freedom of Expression in the United States and France. Following is his abstract and we wish Teo the best with his research. Both the United States and […]


Dr. Van Morgan Receives Undergraduate Faculty Advising Award

Congratulations to our very own Dr. Sydney Van Morgan, Director of the International Studies Program, who has received this year’s Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Faculty Advising Award! Beloved by her students, here is a sample of what some of them had to say: “Dr. Van Morgan has changed my experience at JHU […]


IS Student Named Student Employee of the Year

Congratulations to International Studies senior Taylor Veracka ’18 who was named Johns Hopkins Undergraduate Student Employee of the Year for her work as the Peer Advisor Manager in the JHU Career Center. We’d also like to congratulate International Studies sophomore Cecilia Bao ’20 who was nominated for her work helping out in the International Centers […]


Three SAIS BA/MA’s Win International Criminal Court Moot Competition

Congratulations to the 2018 SAIS International Criminal Court Moot team. The SAIS team was the first place finisher in the Regional Round for the Americas and Caribbean of the International Criminal Court Moot Competition held at Pace University Law School in White Plains, NY on March 16th – 18th. SAIS edged out the Universidad Francisco […]


Aronson Center Co-Sponsors Samantha Power FAS Event

The JHU Foreign Affairs Symposium, with co-sponsorship from the Aronson Center for International Studies, hosted former Obama Administration U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power on March 14. Power, an expert in human rights policy, discussed how Americans can still find hope in the midst of today’s contentious political climate.


IS Students Attend United Nations Association’s Global Engagement Summit

On February 23 students from the International Studies Program participated in the United Nations Association’s Global Engagement Summit at UN Headquarters in New York City. The Global Engagement Summit unites world leaders with America’s leading grassroots change-makers. Students had the rare opportunity to sit in the UN’s General Assembly Hall and participate in critical global […]


IS Alumni Affinity Group Hosts DC Career Trip

Standing (l-r): Dr. Sydney Van Morgan, Zoya Sattar, Cristian Aguirre, Anthony Boutros, Jay Eastman, Elliot Seckler, Carolina Andrada, Liam Tresnan, Kellie, Hunn, Alexander Donovan, Grant Welby, Kevin Shen, and Joel T. Meyer. Sitting (l-r): Sophie Mirviss, Caroline Lupetini, Serena Frechter, and Sarah Fauska. Not pictured: Sarah Rosenberg

This intersession, January 17-19, 2018, a group of 16 Hopkins undergraduates participated in the inaugural DC Career Trip hosted by the International Studies Program and the newly established International Studies Alumni Affinity Group. IS alum Joel T. Meyer ’04 led the three day event inviting speakers to come and talk with the students about career […]