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.
Join IC for their Encore Weekend Kick-off Event beginning at 4:30 P.M., with free refreshments and raffle tickets for a prize give-away! Schedule: 5:00 Screening: From Up on Poppy Hill, 6:30 First Raffle for Prizes, 7:00 Screening: No, 9:00 Second Raffle for Prizes, 9:30 Screening: From Up on Poppy Hill
From Up on Poppy Hill (Japanese), Friday, 5 September, 5:00 and 9:30 P.M.; Saturday, 6 September, 1:30 and 6:00 P.M., see flyer
No (Spanish), Friday, 5 September, 7:00 P.M.; Saturday, 6 September, 11:00 A.M., 3:30 and 8:00 P.M., see flyer
"Making Sense of the Crisis in Gaza," James A. Toronto, associate professor of Arabic and Islamic studies (moderator); Joshua Gubler, assistant professor of political science; R. Quinn Mecham, assistant professor of political science, NOON, 238 HRCB
"What’s Next for Iraq and the Middle East," Colin H. Kahl, associate professor in the Security Studies Program in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University; background reading: "The New Thirty Years’ War," "Sunni-Shia Divide InfoGuide," "Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria Backgrounder"; 10:00 A.M., 257 HRCB
"Career Reflections: Business," Roger Gardiner, managing director, Credit Risk Management and Advisory, Goldman Sachs, 4:00 P.M., 238 HRCB
“The Asian Century: Australia's Experience and Strategic Opportunities for America,” former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard, currently chair of the board of the Global Partnership for Education, Wednesday, 17 September 11:00 A.M., Utah Museum of Fine Arts auditorium, SLC