On October 5, the Aronson Center for International Studies sponsored a discussion on “Unexpected Challenges in the Post-Islamic State Era.” Panelists included Robert Ford, former U.S. Ambassador to Syria and Algeria, Caitlin McNary, a humanitarian aid specialist who has served in multiple Middle Eastern countries, and Amineh Safi, a Syrian human rights advocate. Sarah Parkinson, […]
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Date: November 13, 2017
Date: November 7, 2017
Congratulations to Kyla Persky, SAIS BA/MA ’20, and the entire JHU women’s soccer team for qualifying for the NCAA Division III Tournament. Good luck, ladies and Go Blue Jays!
Date: October 25, 2017
On 10/23, the ISLC hosted a ‘Lunch and Learn,’ the second iteration of an ongoing series in which a select number of students have the opportunity to ask candid career questions to industry leaders. The event featured Joel Meyer (JHU Class of 2004), the current Senior Vice President for the Public Sector at Dataminr. In addition to […]
Date: October 20, 2017
Students took a break from studying for their midterms and joined the ISLC for cookies and hot cocoa on 10/19. Thank you to everyone who dropped by. The ISLC will host its next study break on 11/2.
Date: October 3, 2017
Congratulations to the 2017-2018 members of the International Studies Leadership Council and the new ISLC Freshman Ambassadors: Alex Marksteiner, Alex Mejia, Anthony Boutros, Artur Barkan, Ashley Wax, Bonnie Jin, Caroline Kim, Caroline Lupetini (Social Committee Chair), Colleen Anderson, Cristian Aguirre, David Hamburger (Outreach/External Relations Committee Chair), David Saveliev, Elizabeth Duncan (International Studies Journal Committee Chair), […]
Date: October 2, 2017
The International Studies Leadership Council hosted PhD candidate Heidi Morefield for its inaugural Lunch and Learn event. Ms. Morefield explained the benefits, challenges, and requirements of becoming a project manager with USAID as she described her experience on the ground in the Democratic Republic of Congo. We are grateful to Ms. Morefield for taking the […]
Aronson Professor Awarded JHU Berman Institute for Bioethics Exploration of Practical Ethics Research Grant
Date: September 25, 2017
Congratulations to Aronson Professor Sarah Parkinson and her co-investigator Meaghan Charlton (a PhD candidate in Political Science) who received a JHU Berman Institute for Bioethics Exploration of Practical Ethics Research Grant. They will be studying communities of ethical practice in humanitarian disasters, with a focus on the Syrian refugee crisis.
Date: September 13, 2017
Starting the academic year off in style, the International Studies Leadership Council hosted a welcome-back meet-and-greet in the International Studies Program office in Mergenthaler Hall. Almost a hundred students came to mingle with alumni, faculty, and community partners over food and drinks. Like the International Studies Facebook page to stay updated on future events.
Date: September 5, 2017
A new group of BA/MA candidates made it official as they participated in new student orientation at SAIS’ DC campus. From left, seniors Jonathan Tai, Ava White, David Hamburger, and Robert Ticzon.
Date: September 1, 2017
Ramya Prabhakar, a junior majoring in International Studies and Political Science, describes in her own words what it’s like to intern for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.