IWP announces holiday & inauguration schedule

The Institute of World Politics has announced its schedule for the coming holiday season. The Institute's offices will be closed on: Thursday, December 25 (Christmas Day)Friday, December 26Thursday, January 1 (New Year's Day)Monday, January 19 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)Tuesday, January 20 (Inauguration Day) The spring 2009 semester begins Wednesday, January 21. The Institute of…

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IREX announces short-term travel grants for scholars

IREX, the International Research and Exchanges Board, has announced that it is accepting applications for its 2009-2010 short term travel grants program.  The grant program provides scholarships to US scholars and professionals for up to eight weeks of overseas research on contemporary political, economic, historical, or cultural developments relevant to US foreign policy.  Twenty-nine countries in Eastern Europe and Central…

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National Military Intelligence Association sponsors scholarship

The National Military Intelligence Association (NMIA) and the National Military Intelligence Foundation (NMIF)are sponsoring three $2,000 scholarships for the second semester of the 2008-09 academic year to support education in intelligence studies. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a program in intelligence studies, or be enrolled in a significant number of intelligence courses.  Students…

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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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