Kosciuszko Chair of Polish Studies inaugurated at IWP

On November 7, 2008 The Institute of World Politics formally inaugurated the Kosciuszko Chair of Polish Studies.  The first holder of the Kosciuszko Chair at IWP will be Academic Dean and Professor of History, Marek Jan Chodakiewicz.  The Chair has been endowed by the American Institute of Polish Culture. 

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Marine corps commandant to speak at IWP’s Pearl Harbor Day Dinner

The Institute of World Politics is pleased to announce that General James T. Conway, Commandant of the United States Marine Corps, will deliver the keynote address at the Institute's 13th annual Pearl Harbor Day Dinner. The dinner will be held on Friday, December 5, 2008 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC.  The event begins…

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Fall 2008 IWP grad school fair schedule by state

CaliforniaTuesday, September 30—San Francisco Idealist.org Graduate School Fair (at Monterey Institute) (5-8 pm) Wednesday, October 1—Los Angeles Idealist.org Graduate School Fair (at the University of Southern California) (5-8 pm) Monday, October 6—University of San Francisco Graduate School Fair (11 am-3 pm) Monday, October 27—University of California-Irvine Graduate School Fair (10 am-2 pm) Tuesday, October 28—Loyola…

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IWP students eligible for Sallie Mae loans

As Institute students make their final preparations for the upcoming fall 2008 semester and finish their vacations, they should be advised that Sallie Mae Career Training Loans are once again an option to finance their IWP education.  To discuss such loans and to receive information on how to apply, please contact the Institute’s Director of…

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Senior army fellow joins IWP for 2008-2009 academic year

The first senior fellow to be sent by the US Army has arrived at The Institute of World Politics.  The fruit of several months of discussion between IWP and the Army has been the Institute’s selection as one of only a small number of academic institutions nationwide that host Senior Fellows.  Col. John Thomson USA…

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Prof. Sokolski appointed to WMD commission

Henry Sokolski, adjunct professor at The Institute of World Politics and Executive Director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, has been appointed by Congress to the Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism.The Congressional press release notes that the new Commission "will assess the nation's current activities, initiatives, and programs aimed at…

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IWP class travels to Gettysburg

Students of Prof. Charles Smith's "American Founding Principles and Foreign Policy" course visited Gettysburg National Military Park on Saturday, April 25. The field trip, one of the course requirements and a highlight of the semester, included a visit to the new Visitors Center and a tour of the battlefield led by Prof. Smith. Some of…

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