Meet up with your mentors and mentees and socialize with your fellow IR majors!
Join us over dinner at the University City Sheraton as we celebrate the end of the academic year and the accomplishments of your peers!
The 2014 Sochi Olympics provided international advocates with the political opportunity needed to highlight Russian issues in international institutions and the media. Interested in how the Olympics initiated a vivid human rights discussion? Come learn more about specific Russian human rights abuses, the advocates taking charge, and the opportunities for change that accompanied this symbol of global cooperation.
With Dr. Vanessa Neumann, a Scholar at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, and Evelyne Laurent-Perrau, founder of ENCUENTRO Inc., Afro-Latino Advocacy Organization.
Dinner will be served
"Are you confused about all the conflict going on in Venezuela? Do you want to learn more about the causes and implications of this crisis, and what is going on behind Venezuela?
Throughout America’s experience with secret intelligence, sound was the chief medium in which information was culled. Eavesdropping, wiretaps, SONAR, the deciphering of radio signals (open air and encrypted), and the planting of “bugs” comprised the bulk of the nation’s intelligence gathering effort. Yet in this information / cyber era, as intelligence organs have vied to keep pace with breathtaking developments in technology, the nature of collection has changed; no longer purely aural, the “sounds” of intelligence are increasingly electronic.
Psy’s “Gangnam Style” surprised everyone when it became the biggest Youtube hit ever in 2012. But Korean pop music — along with the rest of Korean pop culture — has actually been on the rise for years, gaining fans around Asia, into the Middle East, Europe, South America, and the United States. While Korea has a rich cultural heritage, the successes of today are a result of a mix of artistic, business, and technological forces, stripping away old constraints and empowering creators and audiences like never before.
Simulation on the future of US Foreign Policy where students are assigned and play key policy and overseas posts in the US State Department. Students are expected to interpret, develop and implement US Foreign Policy in a dynamic world order.