Alumna Nancy Weiser Ignatius and husband Paul Ignatius pose with the event banner for the Nancy Weiser Ignatius Lecture for the Environment.

International ·

Growing environmental concern

Environmental activist Nancy Ignatius, SIS/MA ’69, helped spread awareness about environmental concerns by harnessing the power of women and the pocketbook.
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Joshua Rovner speaks into a microphone.

International ·

SIS welcomes Joshua Rovner to faculty

This fall, the School of International Service welcomes Professor Joshua Rovner, an expert on national security and strategy, to the faculty.
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Katy Collin

International ·

Alumna researches referendums, peace, and populism

As a new Foreign Policy Research Fellow at the Brookings Institute, Katy Collin, SIS/PhD ’16, is taking her research on referendums to new heights.
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Human rights advocate Malala Yousafzai will speak in Bender Arena on September 25.

On Campus ·

Wonk of the Year: Malala Yousafzai is the 2017 Honoree

The inspirational human rights advocate will accept her award and participate in a question-and-answer session in Bender Arena on September 25.
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Kim Maldonado, SIS/MA '18, standing in front of the Dome of the Rock in Israel.

International ·

How we spent the summer

For the SIS community, summer wasn't just about vacation. Hear from SIS professors and students about their summer research, practica, and internships.
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Three men wade through mirky water in Beletweyne while they carry water jugs.

International ·

Cholera fears rise following Atlantic hurricanes: Are we making any progress?

Professor Lauren Carruth examines the risk of and response to cholera outbreaks associated with natural disasters.
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Ibram Kendi's book explores the history of racist ideas in America.

Research ·

How Racism Spreads: Ibram Kendi Discusses His Book and Research

Stamped from the Beginning won the National Book Award.
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AU President Sylvia Burwell presents a gift to Ritsumeikan University Ppesident Mikio Yoshida at the AU-RU joint undergraduate degree signing ceremony.

International ·

SIS offers new joint undergraduate degree with Ritsumeikan University

The School of International Service and Ritsumeikan University in Japan announce a joint undergraduate degree, effective 2018.
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Susan Eisenhower speaks with an audience at a September 7 discussion.

International ·

Susan Eisenhower kicks off SIS 60th anniversary

The celebration of SIS’s 60th anniversary launched with a special conversation with Susan Eisenhower on September 7.
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International ·

Celebrating 60 years of international service

This year, the School of International Service celebrates its 60th anniversary. Here’s a look at the history and growth of the school since its founding.
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