IPED in South Africa

By: Moses Cam Last August, 8 IPEDers went on a trip of a lifetime to South Africa to participate in the Emerging Markets: South Africa program alongside South African students and professionals. The study tour program runs through the partnership of Fordham University and the University of Pretoria. It aims to deepen students’ knowledge of emerging markets while […]

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IPED Career Trip: Washington D.C.

By: Sarah Garwood ’19 November 16th and 17th, our 2019 IPED cohort traveled to Washington D.C. to visit with IPED alumni at various organizations. After an early morning bus ride, we started our day at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Alumni Anthony Cotton ’08, Tracey O’Heir ’06, and Sarah Weber ’05 spoke […]

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IPED Thanksgiving!

By: Sarah Garwood ’19 Before heading off for Thanksgiving break, our IPED family came together to celebrate and feast! We gathered in gratitude–for this program, this cohort, the opportunities before us, our families, our health. Our potluck feast included a big turkey and lots of dishes and desserts. We ate traditional thanksgiving foods and some […]

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IPED/Economics 5K

By: Sarah Garwood ’19 This weekend, we hosted our first ever IPED/Economics 5K run! Students, faculty and members of the community participated. IPED student, James Duke, came in first place followed by Alumni Dissertation Fellow Katie Jajtner.      After the race, runners, race marshals, and spectators joined together for a brunch and raffle. Prizes […]

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Summer Series: Luther Flagstad ’18 Serves as Political/Economic Intern at U.S. Embassy Kazakhstan

By: Luther Flagstad This summer I had the opportunity to experience what life is like for Foreign Service Officers (FSOs) in the U.S. State Department living and working in Astana, Kazakhstan. On an eight-week assignment as the Political/Economic Sections’ Summer Intern, I briefed officers on attended meetings, contributed to reports back to Washington, and honed […]

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