Senator Todd Young champions funding for Title VI programs, including the National Resource Centers and Language Resource Centers in SGIS.
Month: January 2018
Intelligence director Coats encourages study of languages, cybersecurity
Visiting with School of Global and International Studies students Friday, Dan Coats explained why he has spent decades in the public sector: “It’s the sense of purpose,” the Director of National Intelligence told the group of Direct Admit Scholars, “the sense of contributing. That sense of engaging that makes a difference going forward in the… Read more »
A “proxy war” and its consequences for Syria
One small nation tops the global census in number of refugees: of the world’s 68 million displaced people, at least 13.5 million come from Syria. When asked by her students why Syrians represent such a disproportionate percentage of that population, Elizabeth Dunn has this explanation: “The nature of war has changed, and Syria is a… Read more »
Scholars of Latin America and the Caribbean take the long view on disaster recovery
As Hurricane Maria was wreaking havoc on Puerto Rico at the same time that major earthquakes left millions in central and southern Mexico without a home, it was nearly impossible to escape the breaking news. Four months later, headlines from Puerto Rico and Mexico have been pushed to the back of the news cycle. But… Read more »
SGIS Tobias Center to host workshop on data-driven development in Africa
The Tobias Center on Innovation in Development at Indiana University’s School of Global and International Studies will host a two-day conference in May to share research papers relevant to the collection and analysis of social, economic, or political data from the African continent. Taking place May 18-19, from 9 am Friday until 2 pm Saturday,… Read more »
McRobbie to helm a conversation on the evolving role of philanthropy around the world
Indiana University’s world-leading researchers on philanthropy to discuss how wealth is being put to work to address key social issues around the world.