Boren Awards Webinars 2017/2018

Boren Awards Webinars The Boren Awards team will be hosting several webinars throughout the 2018 application season. These include general information sessions, in-depth guides to the online application, advice for writing competitive essays, and overviews of special initiatives for regional languages and ROTC cadets and midshipmen. Click the link below to register. Boren Scholarships webinars are designed for undergraduates. Boren Fellowships webinars are designed for those currently applying to graduate school, Master’s students, and PhD candidates. Campus Representative webinars are designed faculty and advisors. Please watch www.borenawards.org and our Twitter…

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2017 Peter Drucker Essay Competition

The Drucker Challenge is an annual essay competition open to students (bachelor’s, master’s, MBA, and PhD) and young professionals (associates, managers, professionals, and community leaders) between the ages of 18-35 (inclusive). Winners and finalists in each category are able to attend the Global Peter Drucker Forum in November in Vienna, Austria, and become a part of the Challenge Community. 2017 Essay Theme: Human prosperity in a changing world Deadline for Submissions: July 15, 2017 More information can be found at https://www.druckerchallenge.org/2017/home/  and/or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnBIcoqzRKc&feature=youtu.be.

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2018 German Bundestag Internship Program

This Internship Program provides the opportunity for American graduates to learn first-hand about German politics by working in the office of a member of the German Parliament (Deutscher Bundestag). The program runs from March 1st to July 31st. During this time participants are enrolled as students at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The application deadline is June 30, 2017. You can find more information about the program at www.bundestag.de/ips.

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Congratulations to our Survey Prize Pack Winners!

Congratulations to our gift card prize pack winners! As promised, students that completed the surveys by deadline were eligible for a drawing for these gift cards, provided by very generous area businesses. Thank you to these winners and for all the students that completed surveys.  Your participation is essential to collecting data to develop better programming for our student population! Accomplishments Survey Winners by level: Freshman = Sam Chappell, INTA, (Blue Donkey and Papa John’s certificates) Sophomore = Emily Finger, INTA, (Marlow’s Tavern and Tiff’s Treats certificates) Junior = Aarij…

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Thank A Teacher!

Would you like to thank a Georgia Tech educator for the difference he or she has made in your education? The Thank a Teacher program is a Center for Teaching and Learning initiative that allows students to show appreciation to faculty members, teaching assistants, mentors, and advisors who have made a difference in their education. So, how does it work? All you have to do is share your thoughts by completing the form below, and your thanks will be passed along. (You can remain anonymous or include your name.) Letters…

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Coming Soon! Annual Accomplishments Survey

We have gift cards from these generous sponsors! You can win them in a drawing if you complete the Accomplishments Survey! Watch for the announcement next week! The Accomplishments Survey is done annually, each spring.  It’s our way of capturing all that you have accomplished over the past academic year.  We want to know what you have been doing, so we can brag about you to your friends, professors, potential employers and prospective students! We realize that April is an extremely hectic time, but the survey shouldn’t take more than…

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Outstanding Undergraduate Award 2017, Trey Smith

The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs has awarded INTA Junior Murry “Trey” Smith the 2017 Outstanding Undergraduate Award to recognize his impressive academic performance and excellent service to the community.  An offensive lineman on the Georgia Tech football team, Trey has taken full advantage of Georgia Tech’s academic opportunities throughout his undergraduate career, and has gone above and beyond in his efforts to bring together students, athletes and faculty.   In addition to maintaining an excellent academic record while on the football team, Trey has been a leader in the…

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International Affairs Forum Student Writing Competition Deadline Approaching

“The Center for International Relations announces its Spring 2017 Student Writing Competition, where winners are eligible for publication in the upcoming issue of International Affairs Forum, a biannual publication on international affairs and economics. For the Spring 2017 issue, submissions will be accepted for the following two topics ONLY: Populism in the Digital Age Cybersecurity All submissions should be between 2,500 – 3,000 words, excluding footnotes, and must be submitted to editor@ia-forum.org before midnight EST on April 3, 2017.” Additional guidelines and sample submissions are available on the International Affairs…

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First Annual Project One Film Scramble

“The Center for Academic Enrichment is excited to announce the First Annual Project One Film Scramble! The Project One Film Scramble is a timed filmmaking competition in which Georgia Tech undergraduates are challenged to create short films-from concept to completion about resilience in one fast-paced, caffeine-fueled weekend. Films must be 3 minutes or less, and can be any genre- science fiction, horror, romance, comedy, documentary- as long as the theme of the film is “resilience.” All participants will also need to include an assigned line of dialogue and prop in…

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2017 Andrew E. Rice Award for Leadership and Innovation by a Young Professional in International Development

“Each year we present the Andrew E. Rice Award for Leadership and Innovation by a Young Professional in International Development (Rice Award) at our Annual Conference. This award recognizes the achievements of an exceptional young professional working in the field of international development. Previously named “The Truman Award,” the award was established in 2003 by Andrew E. Rice and Robert Berg to honor leadership, innovation, impact and commitment. It was renamed The Rice Award in 2011 to honor the memory and contributions of one of its chief architects. The recipient…

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