On Saturday, the Hamilton Lugar School celebrated Hamilton Lugar Day, an exclusive event for admitted IU students interested in pursuing a major in the school. The virtual event gave future scholars the chance to meet faculty, visit with current students, connect with future classmates, and learn first-hand about all the global opportunities at HLS.
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 »
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 »
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 »
All too often, research is only associated with fields in the sciences. The groundbreaking discoveries you hear about most often are in modern medicine and technology. In fact, if you google the ambiguous words “recent research,” the top search results are from Science Daily and Hopkins Medicine.
The Hamilton Lugar School hosted the launch of an expert toolkit to advance women’s land and property rights as part of a global effort to connect international human rights mechanisms to advocates working at the local level. Co-hosted by the Global Initiative for Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (GI-ESCR), the HLS Tobias Center, and the… Read more »
Attending a school as big as IU can be scary for some students, but I saw it as an opportunity to grow, learn, and meet new people. I was determined to take advantage of the many student organizations that IU has to offer.
When I first arrived at the Hamilton Lugar School at Indiana University, I knew I was interested in foreign affairs but I was not sure which subjects in particular I wanted to study.
While the Coronavirus Pandemic has disrupted every area of life as we know it, nothing has changed more than the ways in which we travel (or don’t travel). Marria Peduto Class of 2021 International Studies | East Asian Language and Cultures
In June of 1945, as people around the globe were coming to terms with the devastation of World War II, delegates from fifty nations met in San Francisco to try to accomplish what world leaders had failed to do after World War I: establish a lasting organization of countries with the explicit goal of ending… Read more »