Cassamarca Lecture: The Pope and the United Nations on the Environment

by: Paul Michael ’20 and Patrick Fernandez ’20 Last March 27, faculty and students gathered at Flom Auditorium to hear Archishop Auza’s address about the environmental concerns that face the world in 2019. The Archbishop opened his lecture by explaining how the magnitude of environmental issues and its consequences for all of humanity means that […]

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Project Assessment: Philippines 2019

by: Patrick Fernandez ’20 Eight IPED graduate students and one IPE undergraduate student went to the Philippines over the winter break to take the annual program on Project Assessment. The program included an extensive coursework and a field immersion experience. The students were hosted by the Ateneo de Manila University where they stayed for lodging, […]

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2018 Summer Internship Series: Kyle Bawot in Brazil

By: Kyle Bawot ’19 I was fortunate to have the opportunity to spend the month of July studying Portuguese in the Brazilian port city of Santos. This opportunity was made possible thanks to IPED’s Summer Stipend, which provided the means to arrange my travel, accommodation, and Portuguese classes. Additionally, my company gave me permission to […]

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International Project: The Value of Human Rights on the Camino de Santiago

By: Robyn Emory Murray ’18 Last month, three IPED students were invited to join the International Project on “The Value of Human Rights on the Camino de Santiago: Harnessing the power of tourism to promote cross-cultural dialogue and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals” in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Benjamin Boltz (IPED ’19), Owen Fitzgerald (IPED […]

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Enrico La Viña ’19 Presented Research in Chicago

By: Enrico Antonio La Viña ’19 On 6 April 2018, I presented a poster on my research entitled “­­The Varieties of Populism in Southeast Asia: Comparing the Electoral Victories of Duterte and Widodo” at the annual Midwestern Political Science Association (MPSA) conference in Chicago. MPSA is a four-day academic conference, and it is one of the […]

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