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Leigh Sudbrink, Amb. Aldona Woś, Karen Armstrong, and Jackie Wieland

Greensboro Chancellor’s Council Chapter event features talk by Prof. Aaron Danis

Above: Co-hosts Leigh Sudbrink, Amb. Aldona Woś, Karen Armstrong, and Jackie Wieland On April 27, 2021, the Greensboro, North Carolina Regional Chapter of IWP’s Chancellor’s Council hosted 70 invited guests for a buffet dinner and formal presentation by Prof. Aaron Danis on “Declassified Government Intelligence: Khashoggi Killing, Foreign Threats to the 2020 U.S. Federal Elections, and Domestic Violent Extremism.”…

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New students, Fall 2019

Faculty congratulates the Class of 2021

Above: New students at orientation in Fall 2019 — including many members of the Class of 2021. Although our May Commencement ceremony has been moved to September, the IWP faculty has sent congratulations notes to share with the class. Congratulations, Class of 2021!  “To the class of 2021: Wishing you success and hope in every…

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Derrick Dortch interviews founder of Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security

In an April FED Access podcast, IWP’s career director Derrick Dortch hosted Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, founder and executive director of Women of Color Advancing Peace & Security (WCAPS). Launched in 2017, WCAPS works to advance leadership and professional development of women of color in the fields of peace, security, and conflict transformation. The organization provides…

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IWP launches two new online M.A. programs in Statecraft and Strategy

The Institute of World Politics is launching two new online Master of Arts programs: the Master of Arts in Statecraft and Strategy (Online) and Professional Master of Arts in Statecraft and Strategy (Online). These programs will be offered for the first time starting in fall 2021. They are IWP’s first all-online programs. The M.A. in…

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Benedictine College

IWP and Benedictine College celebrate a year of partnership

IWP and Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas are celebrating one year of a partnership in national security and international affairs education. The agreement, signed in January 2020, states that Benedictine students and alumni who are accepted to IWP’s M.A. programs will receive guaranteed scholarships of $2,200 per semester, in addition to any merit-based scholarships already…

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Baylor University, photo by Michael Barera

IWP and Baylor University forge partnership for international affairs education

In February 2021, IWP and Baylor University signed a Memorandum of Understanding to form a partnership for international affairs education. Baylor University is a private Christian university that, by pursuit of truth, fosters the full development of the soul of all its students. Under the new agreement, Baylor University students and graduates will automatically be…

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Amb. Aldona Wos

Longtime Trustee Amb. Aldona Woś elected Vice Chairman of IWP

Longtime IWP Trustee Ambassador Aldona Woś, M.D. was elected Vice Chairman of The Institute of World Politics at the February Board of Trustees meeting. Ambassador Woś is a physician, public policy leader, and philanthropist with broad expertise in public health and global affairs. She was the Ambassador to the Republic of Estonia under President George…

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