SIT professor Tatsushi Arai (left) and Dr. Kevin Avruch (right), dean of George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, at the ceremony in Fairfax, Virginia

SIT Faculty Receives Award on Conflict Resolution

This year, Tatsushi Arai, associate professor of peacebuilding and conflict transformation at SIT Graduate Institute, received a Distinguished Alumnus Award from George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR), where he earned his doctorate in 2005. George Mason University is home to America’s first doctoral program in conflict resolution, which was established in […]

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Jhay Edwards receives his graduation hood from Dean of Students Michael Smallis.

SIT Honors Washington, DC Center Class of 2015

SIT Graduate Institute and World Learning congratulate the Washington, DC Center class of 2015, a group of leaders ready to put their knowledge and skills in development into practice to make meaningful contributions to the field. An August 22 ceremony at the National Presbyterian Church honored this year’s 29 graduates with master’s degrees in sustainable […]

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Nkenge Ransom-Friday; Coordinator, Graduate Admissions and Student Services

SIT welcomes admissions’ two newest staff members

SIT Graduate Institute is excited to welcome two new staff members to our admissions team. They will work with counseling and support for applicants and incoming students, will help strengthen our partnerships worldwide, and will represent SIT at various fairs, conferences, and events. Mohammed Abbasi Graduate Admissions Fellow and International Specialist Mohammed is serving as […]

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(From left to right) Gregg T. Nunziata, General Counsel, Office of Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), with International Education low-residency students Ashley Sansotta and Maria Lourdes (Malou) Amparo.

Working for Change: Immigration Policy Advocacy in Washington, DC

By Sora H. Friedman, PhD, Professor and Chair, International Education At the end of March, I had the pleasure of spending one week in Washington, DC, with 18 graduate students from SIT for an intensive field course. The program, structured around the field course “International Policy & Citizen Advocacy,” focused on how individuals can advocate […]

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World Learning Statement on SCOTUS Decision

World Learning welcomes the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court holding that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, and striking down laws that defined marriage as the union of a man and a woman. As President Barack Obama stated, this ruling represents “a big step in our march toward equality,” “a victory for […]

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