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James Clapper
October 11, 2017
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Honorable James R. Clapper, the former director of national intelligence under President Barack Obama, will speak at Penn State on Nov. 6 as the first guest speaker of the new Center for Security Research and Education.
James W. Houck, Distinguished Scholar in Residence
October 9, 2017
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Law and the School of International Affairs are part of a new center at Penn State designed to bring together the University’s many strengths in all aspects of national, homeland, and global security.
October 9, 2017
https://www.salon.com/2017/10/07/college-students-and-the-first-amendment-what-the-right-doesnt-want-you-to-know/
October 4, 2017
http://www.afsa.org/what-iran-nuclear-deal-says-about-making-foreign-policy-today
October 2, 2017
https://www.salon.com/2017/09/30/how-jordan-klepper-will-win-the-trump-era-satire-game/
September 29, 2017
UNIVERISTY PARK, Pa. -- Former U.S. Ambassador Thomas R.
September 29, 2017
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn State School of International Affairs is pleased to announce a new policy to support and empower leading students of international affairs.
Chair of the Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission Dr. Deepika Udagama speaks at the Penn State School of International Affairs.
September 27, 2017
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- There comes a time in all societies that oppress their citizens when people stand up, say enough is enough, and demand their human rights.
Professor Dennis Jett
September 26, 2017
"At tthe end of last month, the UN Security Council unanimously approved a resolution to extend its peacekeeping force in Lebanon by another year. Danny Danon, Israel’s UN ambassador, described it as 'a significant diplomatic achievement that could change the situation.' U.S.
https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/2017-09-26/future-un-peacekeepers-lebanon?cid=int-lea&pgtype=hpg
Professor Joseph DeThomas
September 26, 2017
"The substance of Trump’s speech—including threats to both North Korea and the Iran deal—may have closed any remaining doors to a diplomatic resolution to this crisis surrounding North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs.
http://www.38north.org/2017/09/jdethomas092517/
September 26, 2017
"One of one of the things that to me has been really fascinating this summer is kind of the evolution of climate change as a security risk in our U.S. House of Representatives."
http://loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=17-P13-00038&segmentID=1
Professor Dennis Jett
September 25, 2017
"America cannot be the world’s cop, but it must not walk away from its broader responsibilities, as the administration in power in Washington is attempting to do," Jett writes for The Conversation. "No country, not even the world’s only superpower, can be the policeman of the entire planet.
https://theconversation.com/should-america-be-the-worlds-cop-what-the-experts-say-84550
September 22, 2017
http://fortune.com/2017/09/20/trump-un-speech-iran-north-korea-kim-jong-un/
September 20, 2017
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Author James Forman Jr., professor of law at Yale Law School, will discuss his book "Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America," at 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, Oct.
September 19, 2017
Alexis Rodriguez spent her summer as an intern in the United States Embassy in Serbia, where she became an integral member of the embassy’s Economic Affairs Section.
September 19, 2017
School of International Affairs integrated undergraduate-graduate student Adam Banks didn’t travel too far from State College for his summer internship at the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania — but the work he was doing has important global implications for think tanks across the world.
September 19, 2017
School of International Affairs student Qing Sun may be from China, but she spent her summer in Denver, Colorado, where she worked on an important issue that impacts people all over the world: human trafficking.
September 19, 2017
When Jennifer Gibbs signed up for the School of International Affairs’ annual career exposure trip to New York, she didn’t know that their visit to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) would lead to a summer internship—and, in turn, a full-time job after graduation. But that’s exactly what happened.
September 19, 2017
Whether they were working at foreign embassies, working to end human trafficking around the world, or even using an internship opportunity to transition into a full-time position with an international NGO, students at the Penn State School of International Affairs spent their summers making a difference across the world.

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