Call for Abstracts: Carnegie Council 2019

Call for Abstracts: Carnegie Council 2019 Fifth Student Research Conference on International Affairs This conference will be held at Carnegie Council’s New York City headquarters on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 12:00-3:00pm. Presentations will be 10 minutes long and should make an argument about international affairs and its ethical implications and can be based on research students are currently conducting. Topics can include human rights, media, international law, justice, accountability, democracy, sustainability, transparency, etc. There are a limited number of presentation slots available. We ask that all interested candidates submit an abstract…

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Essay Contest: ‘Are the US and China on a path to conflict?’

Are the United States and China on a path to conflict? The John Quincy Adams Society and The National Interest are pleased to announce their 2019 essay contest for college students. The winner will be published in The National Interest, will receive $1,000, and will have a seat at the Society’s 2019 student leadership conference in Washington, D.C. Several runners up and honorable mentions will also be recognized. Essays are due by the end of the day on Sunday, March 24, 2019, and must be between 900 and 1200 words in length. Full…

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The Geneva Challenge 2019 – Challenges of Global Health

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is pleased to announce the 2019 edition of the Geneva Challenge  – Advancing Development Goals International Contest for Graduate Students. This year, students are invited to develop analysis-based proposals on “The Challenges of Global Health”. The 2019 edition of the Geneva Challenge is a project funded by Swiss Ambassador Jenö Staehelin and was supported by the late Kofi Annan, as high-patron of the contest. The Geneva Challenge aims to encourage interdisciplinary problem solving analysis among master students on advancing human development within the scope of…

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UROP Undergraduate Research Fair

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) is hosting an Undergraduate Research Fair to help provide research opportunities to students and inform students about the current ongoing research at Georgia Tech. 2018 Undergraduate Research Fair:  Deadline to Sign Up is Noon on Friday, November 9th.  Our bi-annual Undergraduate Research Fair is coming up on Thursday, November 15th from 11am-3pm in the Student Center Ballroom. If you would like to represent your lab or group at the fair, recruit undergraduate students, or simply share your group’s research, please sign up here. Signing up for the fair…

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Independent Professional Fellowship, US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange

Eurasia Foundation’s U.S. -Russia Social Expertise Exchange program (SEE) is accepting applications for a new round of its Independent Professionals Project Initiative. The US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) is a diverse network of Russian and US professionals and entrepreneurs engaged in a meaningful exchange of ideas and best practices that lead to joint action and positive change in the social dimensions of both countries. SEE is presently composed of three key programmatic components: Project teams are the new foundation of SEE, launched with the start of the 2015-2016 project competition. These…

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Ivan Allen College Graduate Student Conference

In association with the Career Research and Innovation Development Conference (CRIDC); Sponsored by the Graduate Student Government Association  CALL FOR PAPERS FOR PRESENTATION & ESSAY COMPETITION Who can submit? Graduate students enrolled in Ivan Allen College Liberal Arts graduate courses are eligible to submit abstracts to present papers at the fifth annual IAC graduate student conference, scheduled for Friday, January 25, 2019, 10am-5pm, in Room 102 of the Stephen C. Hall Building (215 Bobby Dodd), and/or present posters at the Career Research and Innovation Development Conference (CRIDC) poster sessions in February…

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2019 Call for Poster Proposals – Global Ties US

Guiding Principles for Your Poster Proposal The Global Ties U.S. National Meeting is the premier gathering for international exchange professionals. Our conference aims to involve attendees with the latest research, nonprofit management skills, best practices and lessons learned, and more. The National Meeting Committee, comprised of representatives from Global Ties U.S. member organizations and the U.S. Department of State, is seeking poster proposals that will inform and inspire meeting attendees. What is a poster?Posters are visual presentations focused on a particular topic displayed on bulletin boards during the National Meeting. Presenters stand next to…

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Carnegie Council’s International Student Essay Contest: Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

Carnegie Council announces its tenth annual International Essay Contest, open to students of all nationalities anywhere in the world. ESSAY TOPIC: Is it important to live in a democracy? The essay should include a definition/explanation of the concept of democracy (written in your own words) and then explain why democracy is or is not important. CONTEST REQUIREMENTS: Style: Op-ed style (not academic, footnoted papers) Length: 1,000 to 1,500 words Format: Blog post on www.globalethicsnetwork.org. English language entries only. Limit: One entry per person. For sample essays, have a look at last year’s…

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Accomplishment Survey Winner – 2018

Every spring, we launch the Accomplishments Survey to learn about the internships, research, leadership and other activities with which they have been involved. Local companies are invited to donate gift cards as incentive prizes. This year, Tiff’s Treats made a gift card donation, and one student that completed the survey was randomly selected as the winner. The winner for 2018 is John Crawford, a first-year International Affairs student from Valdosta, GA. Thank you, John, for completing the survey. The Nunn School applauds your accomplishments and appreciates you sharing your successes…

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