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Naomi Moland

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SIS welcomes Professor Naomi Moland

New SIS Professor Naomi Moland talks about her research interests and the importance of studying intercultural communication today.
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Davenport Memorial Lounge with several students and professors sitting at tables

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Davenport Coffee Lounge serves up rich aromas and a rich history

"The Dav" wasn’t always the beloved coffee purveyor we know today. Its history extends back decades to a time when SIS was only an idea.
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Professor Megan Stewart

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SIS welcomes Megan Stewart to faculty

New SIS faculty member Megan Stewart shares her research interests and background.
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Stack of history books, including one from 2017

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13 things that made history in 2017

We asked SIS faculty members what they think will make the history books from the year 2017. Here are 13 moments from 2017 our experts say we’ll remember for years to come.
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Sunset behind Eiffel Tower in Paris, France

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Undergraduate scholar examines the effects of France’s hijab restriction

Aman Abdelhamid, SIS/BA ’18, traveled to Paris on an American University Summer Scholars grant to interview dozens of Muslim women about how France’s hijab restrictions impacted their lives.
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Several men gather outside a building in the shade

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Combating HIV/AIDS at home and abroad

SIS Professor Nina Yamanis was recently awarded an NIH grant to expand her research on HIV risks and interventions for young people in urban Tanzania.
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Philippine flag waving in the sky

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Did Trump’s charm offensive work in the Philippines?

President Trump's whirlwind tour of Asia revealed that Trump’s style of diplomacy focuses more on his personal relationships with world leaders than diplomatic relations between countries.
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Book cover for 21st Century Cooperation: Regional Public Goods, Global Governance, and Sustainable Development.

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Regional cooperation: the key to peace and prosperity

International cooperation and the provision of public goods are essential to the world’s prosperity, contends 21st Century Cooperation, a new book featuring several SIS contributors.
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Professor Anthony Fontes

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SIS welcomes Professor Anthony Fontes

Professor Anthony Fontes, a human geographer and ethnographer focusing on Central American gangs and migration to the US, joined SIS this fall.
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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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