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Ambassador Laura Holgate

Ambassador Laura Holgate joins the Institute for International Science and Technology Policy as a distinguished Visiting Scholar

February 13, 2017

Amb. Laura Holgate has just returned from her appointment as Ambassador to the UN Mission to International Organizations in Vienna, Austria and will join us at IISTP for the coming year.

Dean Brigety speaks at the Robinson Memorial Lecture

General Roscoe Robinson Memorial Lecture

February 08, 2017

Dean Reuben E. Brigety spoke at the lecture on Diversity and Public Service at The University Club in Pittsburgh, PA.

Elliott School students Anna Hedlund ('17) and Madeline Beecher ('17)

Elliott School Students Witness Life on the Border

February 06, 2017

Recently, Elliott School students Anna Hedlund ('17) and Madeline Beecher ('17) set out for a trip of a lifetime, witnessing first hand border control activities in El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Future in Cuba Is Unclear after Death of Fidel Castro

January 31, 2017

LAHSP lecturer and former ambassador Lino Gutierrez discusses what the communist leader’s death means for the island and its relationship with the United States.

Ky Luu, IDRHA Director

New Initiative to Strengthen Disaster Resilience in Developing Countries

January 13, 2017

The Elliott School of International Affairs announces the Initiative for Disaster Resilience and Humanitarian Affairs, an interdisciplinary effort to educate, train, and quip leaders to prevent, prepare, and respond to disasters.

Thomas LeBlanc named GWU's 17th president

Thomas LeBlanc appointed as George Washington University's 17th president

January 09, 2017

Dr. Thomas LeBlanc addressed members of the university community: "There is a special opportunity here."

Rose Gottemoeller, MA '81

Rose Gottemoeller, MA '81, is passionate about science and government

January 09, 2017

Since graduating from GW, Rose Gottemoeller, ESIA MA ’81, has been changing the world—literally. Rose is the Deputy Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), a position she took up in October 2016. She is the first woman and second American to hold this title.

Ted Schmitt, MA '06

Can Big Data Save the Elephants?

January 05, 2017

Ted Schmitt, ESIA MA ’06, is not your average conservationist. A technology wizard living in Seattle and working for Vulcan Inc., Schmitt wields big data as a weapon in the fight to protect the Earth’s threatened species.

Josh Pickar, BA '14

Alumnus Receives Prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

November 21, 2016

Josh Pickar, who received his B.A. from the Elliott School of International Affairs in 2014, will study global governance and diplomacy as well as comparative social policy at the University of Oxford.

Tammy Duckworth, M.A. '92

Alumna is Elected U.S. Senator from Illinois

November 09, 2016

Tammy Duckworth, ESIA MA '92, has been serving as a U.S. Congresswoman from Illinois since 2012 and was previously Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

Installation of James Foster as the Oliver T. Carr, Jr. Professor in International Affairs

James Foster Installed as Oliver T. Carr, Jr. Professor in International Affairs

November 02, 2016

Professor James Foster was installed as the Oliver T. Carr, Jr. Professor in International Affairs.

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Hussain Nadim, BA '10

Alumnus Receives GW Recent Alumni Achievement Award

November 02, 2016

Named a Forbes 30 Under 30 Global Leader in Law and Policy for his work, Hussain Nadim, ESIA BA '10, recently received the GW Alumni Association's Recent Alumni Achievement Award, given to graduates of the last 10 years who have attained notable achievements in their field.

Dean Reuben Brigety II

ESIA Dean is Developing a Curriculum for Tomorrow's Global Affairs Leaders

October 31, 2016

In his first state of the school address, Dean Reuben Brigety II recounts accomplishments of the past year and shares his vision for the school.

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