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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.
December 20, 2010
The School of International Affairs celebrated the graduation of a diverse cohort of international students from the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and the United States. Graduate Shaher Zakaria '10 found his way to Penn State after earning a political science degree in New York.
December 7, 2010
Professor Denis Simon joined a team of experienced specialists on contemporary China to brief United States Commerce Secretary Gary Locke in preparation for the forthcoming meeting of the United States China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT).
November 15, 2010
Dr. Denis Simon addressed a special international seminar on talent issues in the Chaoyang District of Beijing. Chaoyang District is one of the key commercial districts in Beijing, China's capital city. It also is home to many foreign embassies and the representative offices of key international organizations.
October 29, 2010
 World-renowned LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transsexual) advocate Dan Savage will deliver an interactive presentation on the importance of diversity and the impact of homophobic policy on the LGBT community at 7:3

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