By David Lewandowski’s Internship at the Salesian Missions

By David Lewandowski Like many aspiring international development practitioners before me, the study of the field hasraised a two-pronged concern. Not only is the need for economic development so great, but howcan we ensure that projects are designed in a way that positively impacts the lives of those mostin need? For over 75 years the […]

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Pope Francis greets Professor Henry Schwalbenberg, the Director of IPED Fordham

Pope Francis Meets Fordham IPED Director Saturday, October 23, 2021, Apostolic Palace, Vatican City — Pope Francis greeted Professor Henry Schwalbenberg, the Director of Fordham University’s Graduate Program in International Political Economy and Development. Dr. Schwalbenberg had traveled to Rome to attend an international conference at the Vatican on “Solidarity, Cooperation and Responsibility.”  While there he […]

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3 IPED Students get Global Research Experience with IRC

My (Ithiel Egambaram) experience as an intern at the International Rescue Committee (IRC), has been enjoyable and enriching. IRC responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. As an intern at IRC, I assist […]

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Victor Sapkota Joins 2021 St. Gallen Symposium as Leader of Tomorrow

The Saint Gallen Symposium this year centered around the theme #TrustMatters. It was held mostly virtual this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although I was a little disappointed initially to miss out on the opportunity to attend it in person in Switzerland, the organizers did an exceptional job in making it as immersive experience […]

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Thank you to all the 2020 – 2021 Event Speakers!

By Kevin Strohm From everyone at the IPED program, we want to extend our sincerest gratitude to those that offered their time and experience as part of one of our many virtual events over the past academic year! Although this year was one of the most challenging, especially regarding event planning and networking, we were […]

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