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Dr. Plantan was recently a guest on the television program, "Higher Education Today." The topic of discussion was Korean studies in international relations. For more, click here.

Congratulations to Yena Hong for her publication in State magazine! Ms. Hong's article, "Embassy Seoul Implements Free Trade Pact", was published in September 2012 issue of  State magazine, the official magazine of the U.S. Department of States. Full text available here.

Congratulations to Marwa Ibrahim and James Sharp for their achievements of having abridged versions of their senior theses published!

Penn undergraduates in the classes of 2013, 2014, and 2015 are eligible to apply for research funding through Penn’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF).  CURF research funding supports undergraduates from any Penn school conducting independent research in any field under the guidance of a Penn faculty member.



The 2012 Global Go To Think Tank Project launched at the National Press Club in DC, the United Nations on January 18th, and at the World Economic Forum in Europe and African Union Summit on January 26th. Download the report here!


Dr. James McGann was recently featured on the radio show "AirTalk", discussing the influence of think tanks on national public policy discourse.


The Sigma Iota Rho (SIR) Journal of International Relations is still accepting submissions from undergraduate students for its annual issue. If you have written an original and previously unpublished research article on a relevant topic such as political science, economics, history, or area studies and you'd like it to appear in the journal, you are encouraged to send it to the SIR Editorial Board by the submission deadline of January 13, 2012.

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