November 14, 2012
To require students to take a professional skills class for credit, as SIPA does, is rare and perhaps even unique among American policy schools.
November 12, 2012
Since January 2011, the Center for International Conflict Resolution (CICR) has been running a program called Practicum Series: Drivers of Conflict and Peace.
November 5, 2012
A number of SIPA students were active in relief efforts in the days following last week’s major storm. Following are accounts from four students; send your stories and photos to Neha Tara Mehta ’13...
October 25, 2012
“Our greatest strength is our practical, no-nonsense approach to problems. Our forebears didn’t let bullshit get in the way of solving problems.” This direct, earthy language came from Leslie Gelb,...
October 25, 2012
The SIPA community was abuzz on October 17, when former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan visited the School to speak about his book, Interventions: A Life in War and Peace. Few individuals command as...
October 24, 2012
Why hasn’t the UN intervened in Syria the same way it did in Libya last year? Gérard Araud, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations, gave key insights into the working of the...
October 23, 2012
This two-day conference focused on major labor issues in developing countries, contrasting the official approach of the World Bank and member governments with those of independent academic and policy experts.
October 19, 2012
A Restless Spirit: An Interview with Former WPI Director Stephen Schlesinger October 19, 2012 - 2:19pm | By Jesse Cottrell Ever since childhood, politics have been central to the life of Columbia...