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SIA graduate, Prachi Soni

SIA 2024 graduate Soni Prachi awarded Fulbright to teach in Bulgaria

SIA class of 2024 graduates along with faculty and staff

School of International Affairs celebrates class of 2024

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SIA student draws on life experiences to advocate for fellow Penn State students in need

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SIA Professor McClennen launches new interactive website with a database of 400+ case studies of nonviolent activism around the world

Jennifer Garcia Ruiz at the White House on March 28, 2024.

International Affairs student attends career event at White House

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Amb. Dennis Jett: The Republicans' new idea didn't work in the 19th century, and it's a bad idea now

Christian Elliott (left) and John Creamer

School of International Affairs announces two new faculty members

SIA students (left to right) Spencer Decuir, Kateri Rios, and Rayan Mama Amadou

International affairs students attend security conference in London

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Penn State joins Kurt Campbell nationwide event on U.S.-China issues, April 9

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SIA alumnus Alfredo Malaret Baldo receives 2024 Alumni Achievement Award

SIA students awarded Professional Development Grants

SIA students receive Professional Development Grants funded by Giving Tuesday Gifts

SIA students outside the United Nations during the career exposure trip to New York City.

Professional insights, alumni networking highlight career trip to New York City

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Dr. Sophia McClennen quoted in news article, "A video game has reinvigorated a long-running debate about fascism and satire"

National Women's History Month celebrated with campus events throughout March

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Affiliate faculty Yael Warshel’s book about Israeli-Palestinian conflict earns fifth major honor

Jeferson Tenorio in the library of the Lewis Katz Building

International Affairs student makes impact in Colombia and across the globe

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Affiliate faculty member Jonathan Marks named a Hastings Center fellow

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Dr. Sophia McClennen featured on ‘Canada Talks’ morning news podcast

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Dr. McClennen quoted in new article "Return of the zing: Jon Stewart is back at The Daily Show, amid a changed world"

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Dr. McClennen's new op-ed: Why it's so hard to talk about Gaza

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Penn State campuses celebrate, commemorate Black History Month

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Dr. McClennen shares new op-ed: The end of the fair fight

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Affiliate faculty Lara Fowler comments on why U.S. Southwest precipitation levels have been decreasing since the 80s

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Amb. Dennis Jett comments on Latin America Advisor newsletter, 'Would Reforming Peru’s Congress Improve Stability?'

Lauren McAfee at the Arboretum, University Park.

From Tornado Alley to Happy Valley

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Graduate School to host inaugural Penn State Three Minute Thesis Competition

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SIA second-year student Jennifer Garcia Ruiz explores Amman, Jordan on Fall '23 study abroad trip

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Amb. Dennis Jett quoted in Brazil's largest newspaper

SIA students shake hands while negotiating during the USAWC crisis simulation

Crisis simulation provides diplomacy skills to international affairs students

SIA students in D.C.

SIA students gain unique networking and career opportunities on annual Washington D.C. trip

Professor Sophia McClennen

Dr. McClennen's new piece: Off with his head: The manufactured scandal over Hasan Minhaj

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A review of “How to Sharpen a Nonviolent Movement,” an article by Dr. McClennen, Srdja Popovic, & Joseph Wright

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Ima Bazan, SIA student & Liberal Arts student intern advocates for human rights in South Africa

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WATCH: Israel-Gaza conflict discussion with SIA Professor Leverett

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Ambassador Jett quoted in NPR story: What did Hamas aim to gain by its brazen attack on Israel? Here's what to know

Noor Alwali

From Iraq to State College: an SIA student’s journey to a career in politics

Bendapudi shares message with Penn State community on violence in Middle East

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Tune in: Dr. McClennen discusses the power of satire with Scott Tong from NPR’s ‘Here & Now’

President Bendapudi's letter on outbreak of violence, terror in Israel and Gaza

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Dr. McClennen's new piece: Hasan Minhaj & the New Yorker: Who decided comedy needed fact-checking?

Professor Sophia McClennen

Dr. McClennen featured on The Colin McEnroe Show to discuss political satire

SIA Class of 2025 At a Glance

WATCH: SIA Class of 2025 At a Glance

SIA student Haneen Shaath

SIA student aims to be a global voice for Palestinian refugees

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Just in: Dr. Sophia McClennen publishes new book, “Left Theory and the Alt-Right”

SIA students mingling during 2023 orientation

School of International Affairs Class of 2025 begins graduate school journey

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Amb. Dennis Jett discusses Mozambique on new PINDROP podcast episode

Sophia McClennen and her new book Trump was a Joke

Dr. McClennen discusses her new book & how political satire decoded chaos of forty-fifth presidency

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Amb. Jett joins The World radio program to discuss impact of vacant ambassador posts on U.S. diplomacy