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.

Taylor Weinsz

Taylor Weinsz (’24) receives IWP Alumni Scholarship

Taylor Weinsz, an incoming student in IWP’s Master of Arts in Statecraft and International Affairs program, has been awarded an IWP Alumni Scholarship of $10,000. Taylor is originally from Worthington, Ohio where his family still lives today. Taylor spent his high school years participating in Varsity athletics, including a 2017 State Championship Water Polo Season…

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IWP Students in Greece, 2022

Students experience Greece through classes and tours

A group of seven IWP students has recently returned from IWP’s first study abroad trip to Greece. This trip was organized in cooperation with the Mycenean Foundation, and students embarked on this four-week trip in July 2022. During this time, they had the chance to attend two IWP classes. On arrival, students explored Athens before…

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IWP Students in the UK

IWP students study at Oxford and explore Europe

The first half of the 2022 summer term saw a return of IWP’s study abroad program as thirteen of the Institute’s students traveled across the pond to the University of Oxford. Led by IWP’s very own Professor John Tsagronis and in partnership with the Oxford Study Abroad Programme (OSAP), the students were able to study…

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Maria Calderoni speaks at IAFIE conference in Italy

Maria Calderoni (’22) speaks at IAFIE conference in Italy

Maria Katarina Calderoni, IWP alumna and former president of IWP’s student chapter of the International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE), attended the IAFIE and IAFIE Europe Chapter’s 2022 Joint Conference in Treviso, Italy, in June 2022. The 3-day conference, hosted by Ècole Universitaire Internationale, was themed “Working Wicked Intelligence Challenges” and focused on Emerging Near…

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Class of 2022

Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

On Saturday, May 14, the IWP community gathered to celebrate the Class of 2022 at their Commencement ceremony at the Fairmont in Washington, D.C. 28 members of the Class of 2022 were in attendance, along with trustees, faculty, staff, students, alumni, families, and friends. This Commencement was the first time in IWP’s history that students…

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Maria Calderoni

2022 Valedictory Remarks: Maria Katarina Calderoni

Maria Katarina Calderoni, Valedictorian of the Class of 2022, gave the following remarks at Commencement at the Fairmont Hotel on May 14, 2022. Buongiorno Dr. Hanson, Chancellor Lenczowski, Chairman Lovewell, President Woś, Dean Robbins, honored guests, and the students and faculty of The Institute of World Politics. Thank you for joining us today to celebrate…

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