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Spotlights

Haley Gerlofs

Haley Gerlofs

Studying in Jordan

Anne Marie Carson

Anne Marie Carson

Graduate of the Georgetown Law Class of 2014 and member of the Georgetown Global Law Scholars

Nerina Cevra

Nerina Cevra

Human Rights Lawyer and Advocate

Christopher Hoff

Christopher Hoff

Policy Advisor with U.S. Department of Commerce

Quinlyn Mork

Quinlyn Mork

Studying Abroad in Ghana

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News

Phelan ('11) Awarded Fulbright Teaching Scholarship

Phelan ('11) Awarded Fulbright Teaching Scholarship

June 24, 2014

Kathryn Phelan will be teaching English in Brazil.

GVSU Team Wins World Quest 2014

GVSU Team Wins World Quest 2014

May 09, 2014

PIC Corp Team wins the 2014 World Quest competition hosted by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan

PLS 339 Comparative Democratization

PLS 339 Comparative Democratization

May 07, 2014

PLS 339 offered this fall semester, Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:30-5:45 p.m.

IR Students Awarded PIC Study Abroad Scholarship

IR Students Awarded PIC Study Abroad Scholarship

April 29, 2014

Three IR students have been awarded PIC Study Abroad Scholarships for 2014-15

Leestma Awarded Boren Scholarship

Leestma Awarded Boren Scholarship

April 29, 2014

IR major David Leestma wins nationally competitive Boren Scholarship.

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Events

What is the Peace Corps Really Like?

What is the Peace Corps Really Like?

October 2, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Three recent IR alumnae have all completed their Peace Corps service in the past year.  They have agreed to come to GVSU and discuss their experiences on Thursday, October 2, 7-8:30 pm.  The...

Study Abroad Fair

Study Abroad Fair

October 9, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Thinking about studying abroad? Be sure to attend this fall's Study Abroad Fair. Remember that studying in another country not only helps you to gain important language and intercultural communication...

The Washington Center Informational Meeting

The Washington Center Informational Meeting

October 15, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Interested in a Washington, D.C. internship? Click the link below for more information The Washington Center Informational Meeting

International Relations Discussion Series: Is "Culture" An Excuse for Abuse? Preserving Cultural Diversity While Protecting Human Rights

International Relations Discussion Series: Is "Culture" An Excuse for Abuse? Preserving Cultural Diversity While Protecting Human Rights

October 15, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Can the idea of cultural rights be compatible with the concept of “inherent” human rights? When traditional  practices violate universal human rights, what should be preserved and...

Humanity in Action Fellowship

Humanity in Action Fellowship

January 8, 2015 All Day

Intensive and demanding, the Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of college students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance—including...

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