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 Future of U.S.–Mexico Relations," Alejandro I. Estivill, acting Mexican ambassador to the U.S., 4:00 P.M., Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center, flyer
"The Medium and the Message: Necromancy and the Literary Context of Leviticus 20," Jonathan Burnside, professor of biblical law, University of Bristol, 11:00 A.M., 238 HRCB, flyer
"Developmental Idealism: The Cultural Foundations of Worldwide Development Programs," Arland Thornton, professor of sociology, University of Michigan, NOON, 238 HRCB, flyer
"Into the Woods: Forests and the Northern European Imagination from the Grimms to Tolkien to the Third Reich," Mikle South, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience; Richard Hacken, European Studies and linguistics librarian; moderator: Frank Christianson, associate professor of English and associate dean, College of Humanities, 4:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, flyer
"Muslim Professional Women in the Modern Near East," Tahani Salhi, director of conservation, Petra Archaeological Park, Jordan, 11:00 A.M., B037 JFSB, reception for Women's Studies to follow, room to be announced
"Global Change and Public Communication," Sara Yeo, University of Utah, 4:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, flyer
BYU GMSA is sponsoring a trip to the Boeing facility in SLC, 8:00 A.M.–NOON, transportation RSVP at email@example.com.
- Into the Woods: Forests and the Northern European Imagination from the Grimms to Tolkien to the Third Reich
- Developmental Idealism: The Cultural Foundations of Worldwide Development Programs
- The Medium and the Message: Necromancy and the Literary Context of Leviticus 20
- The Future of U.S.–Mexico Relations
- Underclassman Consulting Academy