News

June 9, 2011
A scholar of science, technology, and knowledge transfer, Dr. Caroline Wagner has joined the School of International Affairs. Her research focuses, in part, on why countries cooperate with one another and how technology develops.
June 9, 2011
Dr. Caroline Wagner will give the keynote address and lead a panel at the United Nations Conference "Science, Technology and Innovation: Setting priorities and implementing policies for LDCs (Least Developed Countries)," in Istanbul on 7-8 February 2011. Dr.
June 9, 2011
For several years, teams of Penn State students and researchers have worked to design structures, a social networking system, agricultural devices, and even a solar dryer for people in the developing world.
June 9, 2011
The School of International Affairs joined together with the Law School and an Emmy award-winning team from Penn State Public Broadcasting to create World on Trial, an educational televison and interactive web series.
June 9, 2011
 The Lewis Katz Building will transform into the set of a new television and interactive series World on Trial, in which viewers around the world will render ver
June 9, 2011
Whether she was practicing law in Taiwan or handling international transactions in the United States, Yvette Chang ‘88 Lib has always appreciated the value of international education in today's global economy.
June 9, 2011
What makes the work on Arctic warming by Professor John Kelmelis so arresting is the magnitude of the outcomes he can envision.
June 9, 2011
When Lisa Pex Shevlin '11 graduates this spring, she will have both a juris doctor and a master's degree in international affairs; she has been able to accomplish this in three years due to an impressive feat of time management.
June 9, 2011
Professor Larry Catá Backer is a renowned scholar of international corporate governance, and he will now apply his leadership skills to University governance as chair-elect of the Penn State Universit
June 9, 2011
As a native of rural South Africa during the Apartheid era, Professor Johannes Fedderke observed the stunning disparity in wealth between different groups of people. He remembers being a child and asking, “why are some people and regions wealthy and others not?”
May 12, 2011
Jinghao Lu, who in addition to pursuing a master's of international affairs is also completing his undergraduate studies within the Schreyer Honors College in economics and sociology, was one of only three students
May 3, 2011
With so many national and cultural perspectives in the SIA student body and so many self-selected future leaders, educators, policymakers, and thinkers, it may be only natural that a traditional class period cannot accommodate all that SIA students want to share and debate.
April 27, 2011
 Philip J. “P.J.” Crowley, former assistant secretary of state for public affairs, has been named as the 2011-2012 recipient of the General Omar N. Bradley Chair in Strategic Leadership. While in residence, Crowley will conduct classes at Penn State Law and School of International Affairs, Dickinson College and the U.S.
March 24, 2011
"We as a nation reached out to Haiti after the catastrophic earthquake there in 2010 and in 2005 to New Orleans during the deluge of Hurricane Katrina.

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