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Research ·

SIS Students Worked and Shared Findings with the State Department

SIS students Gabriel Cabañas and Michael Santino Giachetti share their experiences taking part in last semester's Diplomacy Lab capstone.
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International ·

American University #1 in Boren Fellows; SIS Recognizes 11 Boren Award Winners

American University is first in the nation for graduate students who received the prestigious Boren Fellowship in 2021.
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International ·

Both Israel and Hamas Are Aiming to Look Strong, Instead of Finding a Way Out of Their Endless War

In most wars, each side's aggression is meant to get the other side to back down. But that's not the case with how Israeli and Palestinian leaders have conducted their long-running war.
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2021 SIS Awards

Achievements ·

SIS Awards 2021

A list of this year's SIS awardees.
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African community leaders take part in a virtual exchange via Zoom.

International ·

SIS Faculty Facilitate Exchange on Countering Violent Extremism with African Leaders

Nineteen African community leaders took part in a virtual visit to the US and were introduced to US programs that counter violent extremism.
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Dead bodies of forty Armenians, mostly men with a few women. 1918-19. Photograph received by the American Red Cross in February 1919.

Government & Politics ·

5 Reasons Why Biden’s Recognition of the Armenian Genocide Is Significant

SIS professor Hrach Gregorian discusses why US recognition of the Armenian genocide is important.
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Milica Bojovic.

Achievements ·

SIS Student Selected as Newman Civic Fellow for Track Record of Service

We caught up with 2021 Newman Fellow Milica Bojovic (SIS/BA ’22) to learn more about her dedication to community service, her time at SIS, and the Newman Civic Fellowship.
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Announcement ·

Who Pays for Climate Change? SIS Earth Day Event Examines How Economy and Environment Intersect

On April 22, experts from the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center, RE-volv, and The Nature Conservancy, will take part in a virtual SIS panel.
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Protestors in Yemen on October 11, 2011.

International ·

10 Years Later, What Is the Legacy of the Arab Spring?

We asked SIS faculty what they believe the legacy of the Arab Spring is, ten years later.
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Research ·

Examining Islam’s Golden Age to Bridge the East and West Divide

Professor Akbar Ahmed's new book examines the scholars of Islam's Golden Age.
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