When Phil Stephens was a senior at IU, his Little 500 team arrived at the race favored to win. This had happened before. Three years earlier, his team won every preparatory race leading up to the Little 500 and secured the first seed.
Reflecting on his childhood in Tehran in the 1980s, Hussein Banai realized something interesting. Liberalism—a political doctrine that promotes personal liberty, free markets, individual rights, and constitutional democracy—was all around him, but almost nobody was talking about it publicly.
Azadeh Aghighi’s path to Bloomington started in Iran. She grew up and studied in Tehran, receiving her BA and MA in Islamic Theology, Quran, and Hadith Sciences. As she completed her graduate studies, she decided to come to the US to continue her studies. She says, “I was very interested in working on some topic… Read more »
Dr. Camelia Bogdan, a Romanian judge on the Bucharest Court of Appeals, will speak with Amb. Lee Feinstein, the Hamilton Lugar School’s founding dean, as part of International Law & Institutions Week on Wednesday, April 14 at 11am (EDT). Register now. The conversation will focus on Bogdan’s prolific work combatting corruption and other transnational financial… Read more »
The Hamilton Lugar School will host International Law and Institutions Week from April 7–14. Sessions will highlight the School’s International Law and Institutions degree program, a joint endeavor with IU’s Maurer School of Law that encourages students to draw upon the wealth of resources at HLS, while also providing the opportunity—rare for undergraduates—to take courses… Read more »
The Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University has partnered with US Strategic Command (STRATCOM)—through the STRATCOM Academic Alliance—as STRATCOM organizes a series of lectures, guest speakers, and special events examining deterrence and national security challenges in the 21st century.
Last fall, the Hamilton Lugar School Living-Learning Center welcomed Mark Minton as Ambassador-in-Residence, a role that allows him to contribute his expertise and experience as a career diplomat with the residential community of globally engaged students.
On March 20, people around the world and on the IU Campus will celebrate the Persian or Iranian New Year known as Navruz (or Nowruz).
The Hamilton Lugar School has more than 20 student-led groups and clubs. One of the newest is the Eleanor Roosevelt Society (ERS), which is built and centered on empowerment, inclusion, and the promotion of women in the international studies field.