IWP students often go on to become leaders in the national security, intelligence, and international affairs communities. This section highlights and celebrates their achievements and shares other relevant news.

IWP group at the Spy Museum

“Spy-WPers” compete in scavenger hunt at the International Spy Museum

O n Friday, November 5, 2021, the IWP Student Chapter of the International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE) organized a visit to Washington D.C.’s International Spy Museum. Students, interns, and Faculty Advisor Professor Aaron Danis competed in a scavenger hunt to test their knowledge of espionage and intelligence gathering techniques. Needless to say, chapter members…

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IWP alumna contributes to INSA report

IWP alumna Patricia Schouker (’17) recently contributed to a report by the Intelligence and National Security Alliance. The report, titled “Designating Space Systems as new U.S. Critical Infrastructure Sector” calls for the designation of U.S. space systems as critical infrastructure. The report highlights the reliance of the intelligence community and greater U.S. government on space-based…

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Susanna Rice, Veronika Prochko, Philip Rice

Supporters establish two new Great Statesman Scholarships at IWP

Two new Great Statesman Scholarships have been established at IWP: Susanna and Philip Rice have established the Margaret Thatcher Scholarship, and Patty Sue Mozart has established the President Ronald Reagan Scholarship. The Great Statesman Scholarship program allows donors to name a scholarship for the statesman of their choice in consultation with IWP leadership, all while…

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Tom Farmer

Thomas Farmer (’08) speaks at Congressional hearing on cybersecurity

On November 4th, 2021, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure held the first hearing of a two-part series on “The Evolving Cybersecurity Landscape: Industry Perspectives on Securing the Nation’s Infrastructure.” IWP alumnus Thomas L. Farmer appeared as a witness, testifying on behalf of the Association of American Railroads (AAR) where he serves as the…

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Motoskate Foundation

Nicholas Hanlon (’12) launches nonprofit to help Eastern Congo community

Nicholas Hanlon (’12) has launched the Motoskate Foundation to support business development, education, and health resources in the Eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. He commented: “After a decade of skill-sharing trips to Uvira, D.R.C. each summer, our local partners invested in their own motorcycle taxi. They have built the muscles to run…

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ISIS Crisis 2021

IWP students and interns participate in ISIS Crisis simulation

Above: IWP 683 Students and interns conduct an after-action review at the conclusion of ISIS Crisis. “The problem with violent non-state actors in the Middle East is that they have their own primary goals that they wish to fulfill. So, when those violent non-state actors try to form an alliance with nations such as the…

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