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State Department Advisor Joins President's Forum

Elizabeth Frawley Bagley, a top advisor with the U.S. Department of State and former U.S. Ambassador to Portugal, will visit Hobart and William Smith Colleges as the next guest of the President's Forum Series. Bagley currently serves as Senior Advisor for Secretary's Initiatives in the Office of the Secretary of State under John Kerry and previously worked with U.S. Secretaries of State Madeleine...  More >>

Inside the News: A New Gov't In Yemen

This month marks the fourth anniversary of the Yemeni revolution -- part of the wider Arab Spring demonstrations and protests in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and elsewhere in the Middle East. Since then, two Yemeni presidents have resigned under pressure from protesters and political opposition, most recently in January 2015. The Houthis, the current group in charge of the country's capital, are current...  More >>

Philbrick Yadav Quoted in LA Times

Associate Professor of Political Science Stacey Philbrick Yadav was quoted in a Feb. 7 Los Angeles Times opinion piece, "Why the U.S. is courting the Houthis taking control in Yemen," which addresses the challenges the U.S. faces in forming a relationship with the new group in power in Yemen. The piece also has appeared in several other publications, including the Fresno Bee and McClatchyDC. Whil...  More >>

Luna '14 to Intern in Beijing

After concluding his first year as a master's candidate in international security at the Josef Korbell School of International Studies at the University of Denver, David Luna '14 will spend his summer as an intern at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China. The position is one of two guaranteed internships as part of the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship, which Luna was awarded in 201...  More >>

Vasquez ’12 Forms Peace Corps Scholarship

Jade Vasquez '12 was recently featured in an article in Norwood News, a Bronx-area newspaper, for her work as a Youth Development Volunteer with the Peace Corps, in rural El Salvador. Vasquez, who was one of four members of the Classes of 2012 to have been accepted to serve in the Peace Corps, has helped establish a scholarship program to help students in El Salvador go to high school or college....  More >>

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