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HWS Group Attends AIPAC Conference

Members from across the HWS community recently attended the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference. Harrison Schutzer '15, Max Feldman '15, Leah Segal '16, Professor of Religious Studies Michael Dobkowski, Associate Professor of Religious Studies Richard Salter '86, P'15, Dr. Alan Feldman P'15, and Ellen Ginsberg P'15 attended the conference in Washington, D.C., from M...  More >>

Chris Marvin Visit POSTPONED

DUE TO ILLNESS, THE PRESIDENT'S FORUM EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A FUTURE DATE. A former U.S. Army officer and Blackhawk helicopter pilot, and a fourth-generation U.S. Army combat veteran, Chris Marvin joins the President's Forum Series to discuss his work with Got Your 6, an organization that empowers veterans by bridging the civilian-military divide through creative par...  More >>

Luna '14 to Intern in Beijing

After concluding his first year as a master's candidate in international security at the Josef Korbell School of International Studies at the University of Denver, David Luna '14 will spend his summer as an intern at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China. The position is one of two guaranteed internships as part of the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship, which Luna was awarded in 201...  More >>

Insiders' Perspective: Day on the Hill

Each year, the Day on the Hill program takes students inside governmental organizations, non-profits, NGOs and other Washington, D.C. institutions for three days of experiential insight into politics, policy and more. And every year, says Associate Professor of Political Science DeWayne Lucas, “it seems this program gets better and better. "Former students are now doing such exciting and importan...  More >>

Inside the News: Ferguson and Bureaucratic Change

In a recent article on the Washington Post blog, "Monkey Cage," Zachary Oberfield '98 -- noting the disparity between the population of Ferguson, Mo., nearly two-thirds black, and the police force, over 90 percent white -- asked: "Should such statistics make us uneasy? The answer depends on two questions. Does officer representativeness affect how communities perceive police? And do minority poli...  More >>

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