• Politics courses steered Oletenbruns to judicial ambitions

    There was never a question in Kelly Oeltjenbruns’ mind about whether she’d go to law school, and indeed, she’s going to Washington University’s top-tier law school this fall. Read More

  • Byers wins Jack Kent Cooke scholarship for graduate school

    J.R. Byers ’14 was awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Continuing Scholar Graduate Award to pursue a master's degree in Russia. Read More

  • Monreal earns Fulbright to South Korea

    Tiffany Monreal ’14 will teach English in South Korea as part of the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Program. She is the ninth Cornellian in nine years to earn a Fulbright. Read More

  • Knox pursuing passion at dream school

    Jennifer Knox '14 will fulfill her childhood dream of attending Oxford University, where she’ll study international relations. Read More

  • Al-Ansari tackling surveys and research

    Mohammad Al-Ansari is going to work as a researcher at Sesri, a public survey project that’s a joint effort of the University of Michigan and Qatar University. Read More

  • Two seniors accepted to prestigious U.K. institutions

    Léonie De Jonge and Jennifer Knox, two Cornell College seniors, have been accepted to graduate programs in international relations at Cambridge and Oxford universities, respectively. Read More

  • Ngirbabul is Rangel Scholar

    Michelle Ngirbabul, a sophomore planning to to major in International Relations and Public Health, will take part in the Rangel Summer Enrichment Program at Howard University this summer. Read More

  • Foreign policy course features depth and variety

    David Yamanishi aimed for depth in his American Policy Course, focusing on a set of interesting case studies. Students also enjoyed a variety of learning opportunities, including three full-length films, a morning with a visiting Supreme Court expert, and a final research paper. Read More

  • Boren Scholarship helps Voas study Arabic abroad

    Thanks in part to a $20,000 Boren Scholarship, Erinn Voas is spending her junior year studying Arabic at the University of Jordan. Read More

  • Peacemaking After Deadly Conflict

    David Zarembka will be presenting Peacemaking After Deadly Conflict at Zamora's Market Friday, Oct. 25 at 5:30 p.m. He has 49 years of involvement in the Great Lakes region as he first worked in the area in 1964 when he taught Rwandan refugees in now Tanzania. Since 1998, he has been the coordinator of the African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams, a Quaker organization that promotes peacemaking activities with local groups in the region. Read More

  • Stadler wins Fulbright award to teach in Germany

    Chris Stadler earned a Fulbright grant through the U.S. Department of State to serve as an English teaching assistant in Germany. Read More

  • Internships in D.C. and China inspire education reform career

    Three significant internships--combined with majors in international relations, women's studies, and politics--led Lisa Chen to a career in educational policy, beginning with teaching in one of the country's most challenging schools. Read More

  • Mundell’s Vienna semester includes work at U.N.

    Nathan Mundell spent two months in the spring semester of his junior year studying German at the Goethe Institut in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany. From there, he went directly to Vienna for a semester of study and work through the Central College Vienna Program. What was best about the Goethe Institut? I found it very helpful […] Read More

  • Wondra awarded Fulbright for Russian studies

    MOUNT VERNON – Cornell College senior Nic Wondra of Centennial, Colo. has received a Fulbright Award for 2009-2010 to study the educational system of the Republic of Georgia. Wondra, a Russian and international relations major who is fluent in Russian, will perform a side-by-side study analyzing two Republic of Georgia high schools in order to […] Read More

  • Wondra completes State Department fellowship in Armenia

    As a Cornell Fellow for the U.S. Department of State in Yerevan, Armenia, Nic Wondra experienced many aspects of diplomacy during a period of intense political turmoil and violence. Wondra calls his three-block fellowship “the most rewarding and edifying work experience I have ever had.” “Even the most grassroots developments were tied to the political […] Read More

  • Angara pursues international relations career after semester in Geneva

    Smriti Angara entered Georgetown University’s program in international conflict resolution after graduating from Cornell in 2007. She wants to address conflicts over scarce resources such as oil and fresh water, and hopes to one day do research for a think tank or other non-governmental organization in Europe.  Her path was inspired largely by an undergraduate […] Read More

  • Cornell senior awarded Fulbright grant

    MOUNT VERNON – Ryan Taugher, a senior international relations major from Madison, Wis., has been awarded a Fulbright grant. Starting in September he will spend nine months in Turkey studying and researching the international impact of controlling the region’s water resources. The Turkish government has started a $32 billion project to build 22 dams to […] Read More