Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia Jüri Ratas spoke to a standing-room-only audience at Indiana University’s School of Global and International Studies Tuesday, August 29. Travelling with an Estonian business delegation, the Prime Minister’s visit to Indiana included a meeting with business partners in Indianapolis as well as members of the city’s Estonian Society… Read more »
Month: August 2017
Distinguished faculty Lee Hamilton, Dean Lee Feinstein part of USGLC Indianapolis panel
Event featured discussion on why Indiana needs to be connected to the world There was little uncertainty about whether the U.S. and Indiana should be globally involved among panelists discussing that topic on Monday, August 28, in Indianapolis. Former U.S. Representative and School of Global and International Studies Distinguished Scholar Lee Hamilton provided an introduction… Read more »
Prime minister of Estonia, current holder of Council of EU presidency, to visit Indiana University
The prime minister of the Republic of Estonia, Jüri Ratas, will visit Indiana University and deliver a public address next week.
Ambassadors to and from Niger explore collaborations with IU
Ambassadors come to campus exploring partnership possibilities, expanding on cooperation between Indiana and Niger.
IU experts comment on Afghanistan in advance of president’s address
Before president addresses nation on administration’s policy on Afghanistan, SGIS faculty with expertise on the region and the conflict share their thoughts.
Turkish Flagship students complete summer study in Baku
For two months, students live with Turkish-speaking host families, study Turkish in Azerbaijan.
Largest-ever, highest-achieving group of Direct Admit students arrive for fall semester
A week ahead of the official start to the fall semester on the Indiana University Bloomington campus, the 2017 cohort of Indiana University School of Global and International Studies’ Direct Admit Scholars was off to a running start. SGIS Dean Lee Feinstein welcomed them in the Global and International Studies building auditorium, noting that each… Read more »
New director chosen for IU Summer Language Workshop at SGIS
Kathleen Evans joins IU from leading language program at Arizona State University.
East Asian Studies Center gets support for Taiwan studies
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office partnering with EASC The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Chicago has signed a memorandum of understanding with the East Asian Studies Center in the Indiana University School of Global and International Studies to support the scope of Taiwan studies at IU. David Dong, interim director of the education division… Read more »
The SGIS Global Center part of project to increase global perspectives across Indiana
A new project aiming to spread global viewpoints in classrooms across Indiana has received funding from the Longview Foundation The Center for the Study of Global Change at the School of Global and International Studies in collaboration with the IU School of Education is developing a new project aiming at spreading global viewpoints in classrooms… Read more »