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Senator Sheldon Whitehouse holding microphone

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Five takeaways from Sen. Whitehouse’s environmental policy discussion

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) said a US “failure to lead on climate change” would reverse its power of example and standing as an exceptional nation during the annual Ignatius Lecture on the Environment on November 2.
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Kris Trivedi and Nuha Hamid smile in front of various national flags.

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Students reflect on AU’s Model G20 Summit

On October 6, the School of International Service hosted the first-ever US-based Model G20 Summit. Student organizers Nuha Hamid and Kris Trivedi share their experiences.
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Bowl of Pho, a Vietnamese dish, with chop sticks.

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SIS professor dishes out food for thought

Professor Johanna Mendelson Forman describes how and why she created one the most popular courses at the School of International Service: Conflict Cuisine.
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Nikita Khrushchev, Fidel Castro, and John F. Kennedy.

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55 years later: Lessons of the Cuban Missile Crisis

Professor Philip Brenner looks back at the Cuban Missile Crisis to share insight on how best to prevent and mitigate international security crises today.
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Philippine flag painted on bricks

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Terrorist leaders in the Philippines are dead – will democracy be restored?

For almost five months, 21 million people in the southern Philippines have been living under martial law. When will full democracy be restored?
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Graffiti of the Catalan flag that reads:

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Why the European Union’s hands are tied over Catalonia

Professor Garret Martin explains why it will be difficult for the European Union to intervene in Spain and Catalonia's independence movement.
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Freedom Riders Joan Mulholland, Reginald Green, and Dion Diamond speak on a panel at SIS.

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Freedom Riders Discuss Nonviolent Protest With SIS Students

Three Freedom Riders who helped desegregate the US interstate bus system visited SIS for a nonviolence teach-in and de-escalation training on September 28.
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A group of students stand in front of an APCO sign during a site visit

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Graduate students spend day visiting employers

An annual career exploration and networking event brought more than 200 SIS graduate students to 32 different employers across DC to kick off the academic year.
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Alumna Nancy Weiser Ignatius and husband Paul Ignatius pose with the event banner for the Nancy Weiser Ignatius Lecture for the Environment.

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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.

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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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