News & Announcements Archive


IS Alum Receives Prestigious LSE Scholarship

Congratulations to International Studies alumna Rawnag Abdelaziz ’17 who recently received the Alumni and Friends of The London School of Economics in the United States (AFLSE) scholarship.  This prestigious award is given each each year to an American citizen or permanent resident of the United States for one year of graduate study at LSE.


SAIS BA/MA Named Fulbright Scholar

SAIS BA/MA David Hamburger ’18, ’19 is one of 22 Johns Hopkins students who received a Fulbright grant to do open study or research abroad.  After completing his master’s in international economics and international law and organizations at SAIS, David will study for an LLM in European law at Leiden University in the Netherlands.


IS Senior Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

International Studies senior Jack Bunting ’19 of the Johns Hopkins baseball team has been selected to the 2019 Google Cloud CoSIDA Academic All-District Team for District I.  His name now moves onto the national ballot for the Google Cloud Academic All-America Teams.  Congratulations, Jack!


FLAS Fellowship Recipient Studies Persian at SAIS

Graduating senior Eli Levine ’19, recipient of a 2019 Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship through the International Studies Program, was able to study Persian at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) this past spring semester.  Learn more about Eli’s experience and the FLAS Fellowships in the latest edition of The HUB.


New 2019-2020 ISLC Leadership Announced

Franz Osilia Rincones ’21 and Carmela Irato ’21 have been named President and Vice President respectively of the International Studies Leadership Council for the 2019-2020 academic year.  The sophomores were also just recently accepted into the BA/MA program with the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC.  Congratulations to you both!


SAIS BA/MA Tyler Lee Competes on Jeopardy!

What’s it like to go up against a trivia juggernaut like James Holzhauer?  Just ask former SAIS BA/MA Tyler Lee ’17, ’18 and other Jeopardy! contestants who ultimately fell to the 10+ day champion.


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.