2020 Ideas to Serve Competition Schedule

Ideas 2 Serve focuses on the in-depth understanding of a social/environmental issue a student is passionate about, supporting an in-depth discovery of that particular problem. For students who are: Working on projects that aim to improve the human condition (social and/or environmental impact) OR Working with community partners who address pressing societal issues OR Are passionate about social/environmental issues and would like to join a team (they should first email us at ideas2serve@gmail.com) Upcoming deadlines: March 5: Intent to Compete (a short paragraph about their issue of interest) March 29: Application Deadline (Executive…

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Conference

In association with the Career Research and Innovation Development Conference (CRIDC) Sponsored by the Graduate Student Government Association Who can attend the conferences? All faculty, staff, and students at Georgia Tech and guests are welcome to attend the IAC Graduate Student Paper Conference on January 31, 2020, and the CRIDC sessions on January 27-28, 2020. What is the format for the January 31st IAC Graduate Student Conference? Presentations (based on abstracts submitted by December 3rd), will be scheduled by the Ivan Allen College Graduate Student Advisory Board as papers on panels OR…

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John Quincy Adams Society and The National Interest Essay Contest – Deadline February 23, 2020

The John Quincy Adams Society, together with The National Interest, has opened its 2020 foreign policy essay contest for college students. Winners will see their essays run at The National Interest, receive a substantial cash prize, and earn a seat at our annual student leadership conference in Washington, D.C. The questions we’ve selected touch on headline-making topics with which many students will be familiar, but they also invite deep, critical inquiry into literatures on international relations theory, security studies, Middle Eastern studies, political theory, constitutional law, and more. The two prompts are: 1. What vital…

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Call for Papers: Georgetown Transatlantic Policy Symposium (TAPS) – Deadline November 15

Georgetown is pleased to share the call for papers for the 2020 Transatlantic Policy Symposium (TAPS). TAPS is an annual student-run conference that brings together academics, students, and professionals from around the world to discuss pressing issues at the heart of the transatlantic relationship. This year’s theme is titled “Is Foresight 2020?: Projecting the Future of the Transatlantic Relationship.” It promises to be an exciting intellectual discussion! The 2020 Transatlantic Policy Symposium asks you to consider and analyze the contemporary challenges and future opportunities facing the United States and Europe. What specific…

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International Affairs Forum Student Award Competition Fall 2019 – Deadline November 24

International Affairs Forum announces its Student Award Competition for Fall 2019. Topics for the competition are Disinformation/Misinformation and Education.  Write your essay on either topic. Awards: Winning submissions will be published in our next issue of International Affairs Forum. See our last issue here. Deadline: November 24 2019, 11:59 pm EST Guidelines: Submissions should be approximately 700 to 1000 words. Entrants must currently be enrolled in college. Include a separate bibliography and footnotes, where applicable, for your piece. Articles/papers should offer an interesting point-of-view based upon well-researched and documented data and analysis of that data.…

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The Economist Open Future Essay Contest

THE ECONOMIST’s Open Future initiative was begun last year to make the case for political, economic and social freedoms at a time when these values are under assault. As part of the initiative they are holding an essay contest. It is open to people between 16 and 25 years old. Essays should be no longer than 1,000 words. The deadline for submissions is July 31st 2019. The winning essay will be published on The Economist‘s Open Future website and the winner will be invited to attend one of the three Open…

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“Bobby R. Inman Award” for Student Scholarship on Intelligence and National Security

Overview: The Inman Award competition is designed to recognize outstanding research and writing by students at the undergraduate or graduate levels on topics related to intelligence and national security. There is no prescribed topic, format, or length for papers submitted. It is presumed that most papers will have been prepared to satisfy a course or degree requirement of the author’s academic program. Co-authored and “team project” papers will be accepted. About: The Bobby R. Inman award recognizes more than six decades of distinguished public service by Bobby R. Inman, Admiral,…

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2020 IAEA International Essay Competition on Nuclear Security

Students and professionals below the age of 35 can now submit entries to the IAEA’s 2020 International Essay Competition on Nuclear Security for Students and Early Career Professionals in cooperation with the International Nuclear Security Education Network (INSEN). The essays can be submitted in any of the official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish). Please refer to the Announcement for details. Competition Rules Submission deadline: Friday, 6 September 2019, at 11:59 p.m., Vienna Time (CET) • Length: Up to 1,000 words • Format: Word document, submission by…

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STRATCOMM Deterrence symposium 2019

The USSTRATCOM Deterrence Symposium will be held at the La Vista Conference Center in Omaha, NE, 31 July-1 August 2019. This event provides an excellent opportunity to engage deterrence experts from government, academia, industry, and international participants. As in previous years, we anticipate over 700 U.S. and international participants. As part of the Deterrence Symposium, there are two opportunities you may submit to: – General Larry D. Welch Writing Award (submission due date extended to 21 May 2019) – Poster Presentation (submission date 21 June 2019) Information papers for both…

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2019 Accomplishments Survey — We Have A Winner!

Congratulations to Taylor Reitano (Junior, IAML) for being selected as the winner of the gift card for completing the 2019 Accomplishments Survey! This year, the prize was a $50 Gift Card from American Express. Thank you Taylor, for completing the survey. Your participation is essential to collecting data to develop better programming for our students. Sincerely, The Sam Nunn School of International Affiars Academic Services

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