IPED 2020 Winter Merienda

By Hjalmar Breit Another Winter Merienda has come and gone. Despite the disruption of COVID-19, we are thankful to have been able to celebrate our annual IPED Graduation Ceremony. While adjusting to safety guidelines created new challenges, it was a pleasant evening overall with some Merienda staples: jokes about the program itself, fond looks back […]

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IPED Trip to the Bronx Zoo

The third IPED retreat of the year was to the Bronx Zoo. Experience the zoo through the photo blog below! Thanks again to second year IPED student Hjalmar Breit for being our resident photographer!

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Rob Iaboni’s Summer Research Internship with the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund

By Rob Iaboni This past summer I interned with the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) as a Research Intern. The CFE Fund’s mission is to leverage municipal engagement to improve the financial stability of low and moderate-income households by embedding financial empowerment strategies into local government infrastructure. Launched at the New York Stock […]

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Kev del Castillo’s Research Explores International Development in a Time of COVID

By Kev del Castillo This year certainly threw us a curveball. Under a different set of circumstances–one under which there was not a global pandemic that essentially canceled everyone’s plans–I would have been in Uganda to help the Global Livingston Institute (GLI) conduct health and social impact research in the community of Lake Bunyoni. This, […]

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