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INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS NEWS

Border Wars and Homeland Security

In his recent book "Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security," author Todd Miller discusses the border and immigration issues that he has researched for more than a decade. The book follows his blog "Border Wars" and pieces in The New York Times, The Nation, and Mother Jones, to name a few, describing the changing face of border patrol from firsthand encounters w...  More >>

Argentina Welcomes HWS

Eighteen students are immersing themselves in Latin American culture this semester in Mendoza, Argentina, guided by Professor of Latin American Studies, International Relations and Economics Scott McKinney P'13, who was born and raised in Peru. Nestled against the Andes, Mendoza offers students the opportunity to become fluent in the Spanish language and learn about historical and contemporary La...  More >>

Bentsi-Enchill '17 Wins 2nd Idea Contest

Ato Bentsi-Enchill '17, the winner of the 2014 Stu Lieblein '90 Pitch Contest at Hobart and William Smith, was recently named winner of the 2014 StartUpAfrica's Idea Generation competition. At both Idea Generation and the Pitch, Bentsi-Enchill landed top honors for his business idea, RevisionPrep, an online educational service that combines exam preparation with gaming programs for students in Gh...  More >>

Raising Awareness of Refugees in Middle East

While studying abroad this spring in Jordan, Danny Schonning '16 conducted an interview for a research project that led to an immersive summer in the Middle East, working first for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), and then the Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP). At the School for International Training in Amman, Schonnin...  More >>

Becoming an U.S. Foreign Service Officer

Just three hours after graduation, David Luna '14 headed to Rochester International Airport and boarded a plane to Washington, D.C., where he would begin his multi-year journey as a Rangel Fellow. Luna, who graduated with a B.A. in political science magna cum laude from Hobart, earned the prestigious Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship for his dedication and determination to foster...  More >>

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