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Inspired by the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Cape Town

M any who travel to the city of Cape Town enjoy the robust, modern life of the city center, but Global Grant recipient Shane Henderson (IAFS ‘18) wanted to experience something different. He chose a summer 2017 study abroad program that not only went to Cape Town, but also offered... Read more »
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Making Connections in Nicaragua

For Jordan Howell (IAFS ’18), starting the summer by intensively reading an assigned textbook on the history of Nicaragua was not her first choice. However, through her experiences in Nicaragua, she came to understand how the politics and history of the country informed her work there. Howell participated in the... Read more »
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Alum’s Career in D.C. Takes Off, Thanks to Internship

When Colorado native Kate Henjum (IAFS ’17) visited Washington, D.C. on a middle school trip, she made a promise to herself: one day she’d work in one of the historical buildings on Capitol Hill. Having seen D.C.’s fast-paced, competitive edge at an early age, she realized that once she got... Read more »
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Music/IAFS Faculty Talk on What Music Says About The Future Of White Nationalism

Benjamin R. Teitelbaum is Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology and Affiliate Faculty in International Affairs. A scholar of music, neofascism, and radical nationalism in the Nordic countries, topics featured in his publications include white nationalist hip hop and reggae, the listening habits of Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik, the rise of... Read more »
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IAFS Director Receives Honorary Appointment at Argentine Senate

On August 10th, 2017, IAFS Director Tom Zeiler spoke at the Senate of Argentina on behalf of the Fulbright Scholarship Program - the first time a Fulbright Scholar had done so. Tom talked about nationalism in the USA at the Argentine Senate, and received an honorary appointment as Honorable Senator... Read more »
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International Affairs Celebrates Class of 2017

On May 12 th , the International Affairs Program honored 195 candidates for graduation during commencement in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. Student speaker Catharine Helmers urged her peers to “challenge ignorance” and be “unflinchingly certain” in their abilities to make changes for the better. Director Tom Zeiler encouraged graduates to... Read more »
Kayla Malcy wearing her host family's traditional Gurung dress.

IAFS Student Cherishes the Comforts of Home in India

Kayla Malcy (IAFS ’18) knew she was going to live with a host family as part of her spring 2017 semester abroad experience, but wasn’t sure what to anticipate. After being accepted to the SIT India: Sustainable Development & Social Change program and receiving a Global Grant from IAFS, Malcy... Read more »
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IAFS Faculty becomes Chair-Elect for the Forum on International Physics

The International Affairs Program would like to recognize Professor Emeritus Jerry Peterson as the new Chair-Elect for the Forum on International Physics (FIP) as part of the American Physical Society . As a result of the appointment, he will now chair the FIP Program Committee which arranges their talks for... Read more »

Exciting Changes to the Program in Jewish Studies!

The Program in Jewish Studies is thrilled to announce a change to the Major in Jewish Studies! Students Majoring in Jewish Studies can now pursue either a Culture Intensive Concentration or a Foreign Language Intensive Concentration . This new structure will provide students with more flexibility to double major in... Read more »

International Affairs students launch scholarship fund

International Affairs students launch scholarship fund Without scholarships, a lot of ‘super smart’ students would not be able to attend or finish college, young philanthropists note ( Article source : By Clint Talbott, published in the Colorado Arts & Sciences Magazine 3/20/17) Stephanie and Sarah Meyers, who will graduate in... Read more »