News & Announcements Archive


Panelists Share Thoughts on Post-Islamic State Era

Panelists Share Thoughts on Post-Islamic State Era
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 […]


International Studies Student Athletes

International Studies Student Athletes
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!


ISLC Hosts Lunch and Learn with Joel Meyer (’04)

ISLC Hosts Lunch and Learn with Joel Meyer (’04)
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 […]


ISLC Hosts Midterm Study Break

ISLC Hosts Midterm Study Break
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 […]


ISLC Membership Finalized for 2017-2018

ISLC Membership Finalized for 2017-2018
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 […]


ISLC Hosts First Lunch and Learn

ISLC Hosts First Lunch and Learn
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 […]


ISLC Hosts Welcome Back Party

ISLC Hosts Welcome Back Party
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 […]


SAIS Welcomes New BA/MA Candidates

SAIS Welcomes New BA/MA Candidates
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 […]