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.
Max Manus: Man of War (Norwegian), Tuesday, 4 March, 5:00 P.M. lecture, 5:30 P.M. screening; Wednesday, 5 March, 8:00 P.M.; Friday, 7 March 9:30 P.M.; Saturday, 8 March, 3:30 P.M., see flyer
Ponette (French), Tuesday, 4 March, 8:00 P.M.; Friday, 7 March, 5:00 P.M.; Saturday, 8 March, 11:00 A.M. and 6:00 P.M., see flyer
Iron Jawed Angels (English), Wednesday, 5 March, 5:30 P.M.; Friday, 7 March, 7:00 P.M.; Saturday, 8 March, 1:00 and 8:00 P.M., see flyer
"Overdoing or Underdoing: Why Can't American Foreign Policy Do Better?" Stephen Sestanovich, George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, CFR; related reading: What Would Richard Holbrooke Do?, Pull Back: The Case for a Less Active Foreign Policy, Lean Forward: In Defense of American Engagement, 10:00–11:00 A.M., 257 HRCB, see flyer
"Trust between European Microstates and their Neighbors," Ken Stiles, associate professor of political science, NOON, 238 HRCB, see flyer
"Decision Time in Brazil, and it is Not about the World Cup: After Three Decades of Change, Now Comes the Hardest Part," Paulo Sotero, director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, D.C., 3:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, see flyer
"Olympic Rings and Ocean Dreams: Behind the Scenes in Mexico, 1968," Evan Ward, associate professor of history, BYU, 11:00 A.M., 238 HRCB, sponsored by Latin American Studies, see flyer