Graduate Coffee Hour 2020

IWP classes continue, online resources expand during pandemic

As with so many other schools and businesses, IWP has temporarily moved all operations online due to precautions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. After March 13, the campus closed, and following spring break, on March 23, all classes moved seamlessly online. “While it is not the same as gathering in a classroom, IWP faculty have adapted…

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Dr. Paul Gelpi joins the IWP adjunct faculty

This past spring, Dr. Paul Gelpi joined the adjunct faculty to teach IWP’s course on military strategy. A U.S. historian with over 20 years’ worth of experience in higher education, Dr. Gelpi brings with him an expertise in U.S. military history, military strategy and theory, and aviation history and airpower theory. Dr. Gelpi has an…

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Prof. Michael Pillsbury discusses “A New Cold War with China?”

In a debate organized by the Oxford Union, Professor Michael Pillsbury spoke about China and the ever-growing concern it poses for the United States national security and foreign policy. Dr. Pillsbury noted that under President Obama there was an indictment of five Chinese military hackers breaking into a nuclear reactor companies in Pittsburgh to get…

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The future of AI and autonomous systems

In a recent episode of Fed Access on Federal New Radio, IWP career director Derrick Dortch interviewed Yuna Huh Wong, a research analyst at the Rand Corporation, on the future of AI and autonomous systems. Listen here

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Crossing of the Dan

Dr. Phil Williams participates at the anniversary commemoration of The Crossing of the Dan during the American Revolution

IWP Professor Henry (Phil) Williams gave remarks on the commemoration of The Crossing of the Dan during the American Revolution, which took place on February 14, 1781. Members of the Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution, Daughters of the American Revolution, and other American history enthusiasts paraded from The Prizery to Constitution Square in…

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General Peter Pace speaks at IWP Student Roundtable

On March 10th, IWP hosted a student roundtable discussion with General Peter Pace. At this event, General Pace spoke with students about his experience as the 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. General Pace has had a distinguished 40-year career in the United States Marine Corps, holding command at virtually every level while…

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