When I was little, I used to beg my dad to tell stories from his time in Japan during college. Together, we filled my childhood room with his old maps and souvenirs. I dreamed of going to a place that felt far away yet familiar. At the end of each story, he would remind me… Read more »
Month: February 2021
#GetHLS Vol. 2: John McHugh ’18 wins Marshall Scholarship
Globally Engaging Together is a biweekly newsletter sent to the Hamilton Lugar School community. You can subscribe here. Feature Story: John McHugh ’18 Wins Marshall Scholarship HLS alum John McHugh (BA ’18) was named a Marshall Scholar for 2021 and will be pursuing graduate study of Contemporary Chinese Studies, Global Governance, and Diplomacy at Oxford… Read more »
Upcoming Professional Opportunities and Events
The Office of Professional Development at HLS is pleased to share next week’s professional development events, scholarship, fellowship, and career opportunities for current students. Check out upcoming events and opportunities for the week of February 28th – March 6th…
HLS Welcomes New US Army War College Fellow
The Hamilton Lugar School is one of a select number of institutions with the privilege to host fellows from the US Army War College Program, which helps Army leaders sharpen their skills and broaden their outlook as strategic thinkers. Recently, HLS welcomed its newest fellow, Colonel (COL) Steve Lacy, who will take classes, perform research,… Read more »
Hilary Holbrow Brings Passion for Contemporary Japan to HLS
When Hilary Holbrow was a high school student studying Japanese at a nontraditional school in Massachusetts, her teachers made a suggestion: travel to Japan and study at similar schools while staying with different host families. She loved the idea, and she was soon on a plane by herself traveling 7,000 miles away.
Hamilton Lugar Grad John McHugh Awarded Marshall Scholarship
Recent Hamilton Lugar School graduate John McHugh (BA ’18) has been awarded a Marshall Scholarship, one of the most prestigious scholarships for US students, to pursue graduate study in the United Kingdom. Created by the British government in 1953 to strengthen ties between the two countries, the scholarship provides education to “distinguished young Americans” and… Read more »
Russophile Karaoke and Community Connections: My Fit at HLS
Coming to HLS, I was unsure what to expect. Would languages be like high school Spanish? How much immersion would I gain my freshman year? Could I create long-lasting connections with professors? All these questions swirled in my head as I walked from class to class during my first weeks as I wondered if HLS… Read more »
Hamilton on Foreign Policy 161: Americans Want the U.S. to be an International Leader
Americans often disagree, sometimes forcefully, about what our role in the world should be. From my perspective there is a lot more consensus on the topic than initially meets the eye.
Rep. Hamilton Appears on CNN Newsroom to Discuss Capitol Attack Commission
9/11 Commissioners, Rep. Lee Hamilton and Gov. Tom Kean, appeared on CNN Newsroom to discuss Speaker Pelosi’s announcement that a 9/11-style commission would be formed to investigate the Capitol attack on January 6.
Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities and Events
The Office of Professional Development at HLS is pleased to introduce a new weekly professional development blog posts that will provides a central repository of development opportunities, events, and career opportunities for current students. Think of these weekly posts as your one-stop shop to professional development and insight!