News & Announcements Archive


International Studies Student Receives Prestigious Truman Scholarship

International Studies junior Anthony Boutros ’20 has been awarded a 2019 Harry S. Truman Scholarship.  The Truman Scholarship is the premier graduate fellowship in the United States for those pursuing careers as public service leaders.  Click on the link to learn more about Anthony and his research interests.  Congratulations, Anthony!


Aronson Scholars Present at Annual DREAMS Research Conference

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The Hopkins Office for Undergraduate Research (HOUR) held the annual DREAMS research conference Friday, April 5 during Alumni Weekend.  The goal of the event is to celebrate the research and creative projects of JHU’s undergraduate students from all departments across campus.  International Studies students who were awarded a 2018-2019 Aronson International Experience Grant participated in […]


Students Explored Career Paths on Intersession DC Trip

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This intersession the International Studies Program offered a three-day career program in Washington DC designed to advance students thinking of different career types in international affairs and improve career-building skills. The program was organized by the International Studies Program with the generous sponsorship of the Hopkins Career Center and the Aronson Center for International Studies. […]


IS Sophomore Conducts Podcast for Department of Veterans Affairs

Listen as International Studies sophomore Zachary Wheeler, an intern at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, conducts an interview with Department of Political Science adjunct professor and U.S. Army veteran Robert Freedman for the VA’s podcast #BornetheBattle.


Midterm Election Watch Party Hosted by ISLC

As America watched on Tuesday night to see the direction our country would be going for the next two years, so did Johns Hopkins students.  The International Studies Leadership Committee hosted a Midterm Elections Watch Party in Levering Lounge as part of the Aronson Center for International Studies 2018 Midterm Election Speaker Series.


Aronson Speaker Series Continues: China-U.S. Trade War

The International Studies Program hosted “China-U.S. Trade War Symposium” on Wednesday as part of its Aronson Center for International Studies Speaker Series. In collaboration with JHU Global China Connection, the series aimed to increase understanding about the economic relationship between China and the U.S.


Aronson Speaker Series Addresses Mexico and Border Security

The Aronson Center for International Studies Speaker Series on the Midterm Elections continued on October 10 with a discussion on Mexico and Border Security by Department of Sociology Assistant Professor Christy Thornton and Department of History Assistant Professor Casey Lurtz.


Kissinger Center Conducts Talk on American Foreign Policy

The Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and the International Studies Program hosted a talk titled “American Foreign Policy in the Age of Trump” on Thursday, Oct. 11. SAIS professors Hal Brands and Francis J. Gavin addressed the state of foreign policy today.


Aronson Center Speaker Series Continues: Iran & Nuclear Policy

On September 26th, as part of the Aronson Center for International Studies Midterm Elections Speaker Series, Dean Vali Nasr of the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, addressed the Homewood community on Iran’s nuclear policy and the international reaction it has spurred.  Dean Nasr presented a three-tiered characterization of the […]


Apply Now for the New Kissinger Seminar on American Grand Strategy

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The Kissinger Seminar on American Grand Strategy is a new undergraduate course offering from the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins SAIS. In addition to regular classroom meetings at Homewood, the course will feature events on the SAIS campus in Washington, DC, including meetings with current and former policymakers. Applications are […]