Application deadline: Wednesday, 15 February 2012
The Institute for International Public Policy’s unique combination of short seven-week summer global policy institutes: a unique study abroad experience focusing on global public policy, service and research; and a proactive and culturally sensitive approach to minority education that fosters international service and nonprofit sector leadership provides the program with the means to meet the needs of its diverse students and help them succeed.
The institute also provides outreach, recruitment and technical assistance services, as well as offering HBCUs and other minority institutions valuable resources to strengthen their international studies and globalization infrastructures.
Eligibility requirements from undergraduate sophomores include the following:
- Are enrolled full-time at an accredited four–year baccalaureate-granting institution
- Are U.S. Citizens or legal residents (documentary support required)
- Have a minimum 3.2 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)
- Possess excellent critical analysis and leadership skills
- Have a strong demonstrated interest in international affairs, public policy and language training
- Are an underrepresented minority (African American, Hispanic, Asian American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander)
- Plan to seek admission to an advanced degree program in international affairs
See web site for details and application.
"The Migration Myth: How Turkey and Hungary Have Anti-Immigration Policies Without Immigrants," Umut Korkut, lecturer, Glasgow Caledonian University, NOON, 238 HRCB, see flyer
"End-of-Semester Party and 'Write-for-Rights' Global Letter-Writing Campaign," 7:00 P.M., 3714 HBLL; hang with the awesome BYU Amnesty family (i.e., FAMnesty!), help write letters on several key issues, and eat.
"Crossing a Frontier by Exposing Yourself to New Ideas: Why the Search for Truth is the Hallmark of an Academic’s Life," Ralph B. Brown, professor of sociology, BYU, 3:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, see flyer
16th Annual Inquiry Conference, advanced call: Monday, 18 November; final call: Friday, 10 January 2014; the Inquiry Conference is an annual forum that allows students, faculty, and the public to come together to discuss academic questions regarding international topics, such as national identity, micro-financing, and post-colonialism, see flyer
"Religion, Terror, and Error: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Challenge of Spiritual Engagement," Douglas M. Johnston, president and founder, International Center for Religion & Diplomacy, 7:00 P.M., Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, learn more
"Hamlet, Prince of Grief," a loose adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy, performed in Farsi with English supertitles, Thu–Sat, 23–25 Jan, Margetts Theatre
"The Politics and Culture of Relief and Reconstruction: Post-Earthquake Haiti," Amy Wilentz, contributing editor, Nation Magazine; professor of English, University of California, Irvine, 7:00 P.M., Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, learn more