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.
Photos should capture the cultural essence of a global academic experience in the categories of portraits, landscapes, architecture. See flyer or learn more
The top three submissions will win cash prizes and will be published in Studia Antiqua, a student journal for the study of the ancient world, sponsored by Students of the Ancient Near East, flyer
"Understanding South America through the Lens of Brazil," Julio De Amo, Jr., major general (ret.), Brazilian Army, 2:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, flyer
"The Idea of the European University," John R. Rosenberg, dean, College of Humanities; LeGrand Richards, associate professor of educational leadership and foundations; moderator: Martha Peacock, professor of art history and CSE associate director, 4:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, flyer
"A Day in the Life of a Political Officer," Kyler Kronmiller, Foreign Service officer, U.S. Department of State, 4:00 P.M., B135 JFSB, flyer
"The Implications of Drones on U.S. Foreign Policy," Micah Zenko, Douglas Dillon Fellow, and Sarah Kreps, Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow; background reading: "Limiting Armed Drone Proliferation," "Drone Proliferation: What We Have to Fear," "Drones and Targeted Killings, Politics, Power, and Preventative Action Blog"; 10:00 A.M., 257 HRCB, full schedule
Info Session, 11:00 A.M., 151 HRCB; students applying for FLAS are strongly encouraged to attend one of these Thursday sessions, flyer