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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.

Read more here.

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.

Read more here.

Muhammad Yunus at GW

Muhammad Yunus at GW

October 26, 2016

Nobel Laureate and Grameen Bank founder Professor Muhammad Yunus joined the Elliott School for a discussion at Lisner Auditorium.

View his talk here.

Fort Calhoun Station's reactor, Unit 1

Waste, Families Left Behind As Nuclear Plants Close

October 24, 2016

 
 

 

 

 

Rose Gottemoeller, MA '81

Alumna Becomes NATO Deputy Secretary General

October 17, 2016

Rose Gottemoeller, ESIA MA '81, took up her post as NATO's Deputy Secretary General, the Alliance's second most senior international civil servant, on October 17.

President Obama, others in Washington, pushing for humans on Mars by 2030's

President Obama, others in Washington, pushing for humans on Mars by 2030's

October 12, 2016

President Obama, others in Washington, pushing for humans on Mars by 2030's

 

Drones and the Changing Face of Warfare

Drones and the Changing Face of Warfare

September 14, 2016

Drones and the Changing Face of Warfare

Nuclear Power Plants

Nuclear Power Plants Prepare for Old Age

August 30, 2016

Materials research is at the heart of efforts to keep the world’s reactors running well past 2050.
 
 

 

 

 

Nuclear Reactor article

Nuclear’s Glacial Pace

August 23, 2016

Allison Macfarlane discusses the time consuming hurdles associated with implementing new nuclear reactor designs. 
 
 
 

 

 

 

Venezuela Opens Border; Relief is Limited

August 16, 2016

Professor Stephen B. Kaplan was interviewed by NPR's Marketplace about the Venezuelan crisis, and the economic implications of the reopening of the Venezuela-Colombia border, with commentary featured on both the radio and website.