Sigma Iota Rho (SIR) promotes and rewards scholarship and service among students and practitioners of international relations and fosters integrity and creative performance in conducting world affairs.
Sigma—Greek for synesi, stands for prudence.
Iota—Greek for ideosi, stands for ideals.
Rho—Greek for romi, stands for power.
These three qualities are essential for the conduct of successful foreign policy.
Omega Chapter at BYU
The Omega Chapter at Brigham Young University has the advantage of being a part of a university community with a broad array of international experience. Of the 30,000+ students on campus, about half have advanced ability in a foreign language, most through experience in foreign countries. Students come from all fifty states and from over 100 foreign countries. The university provides instruction in over sixty foreign languages. Find out more about BYU.
Building on the great talent and experience of the student body, the Omega Chapter strives to enhance the education and experiences of its members as they prepare for their careers both at home and abroad. Activities and lectures are held to help students obtain a greater understanding of global issues and to build relationships with their peers and professors.
SIGMA: Journal of Political and International Studies provides a unique, disinterested dialogue that drives the world to look beyond its standard of intelligent discussion, to push topics to deeper levels of discovery, and to yield ideas and outcomes that will change views of civic and social engagement.