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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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Facing Reconciliation Challenges in the Asia Pacific: SIT Professor Co-Facilitates Multinational Dialogue

By Dr. Tatsushi Arai, Associate Professor of Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation at SIT Graduate Institute. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. In the Asia Pacific, the historical legacy of Japan’s past military actions and colonial rule continues to define the politics of national identity, especially on the Korean Peninsula […]

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FSC in India: Toward Achieving Social Impact through Monitoring and Evaluation

By Amy Jersild, Faculty, DC Center On January 3, 2015, 13 students (10 from the DC Center and 3 from Brattleboro, half from the US and half international) and I landed in Ahmedabad, India, to the celebratory sights and sounds of the local minority Muslim population observing the anniversary of Mohammed’s birth. Our first taste […]

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Nelson Mandela and his then wife, Winnie, after his release from prison on 11 February 1990. Photograph: Ulli Michel/Reuters/Corbis

25th Anniversary of Mandela’s Release

By Deborah Robinson Director, Washington, DC Center Can it really be that Nelson Mandela was released 25 YEARS ago? It was February 11, 1990 when Mandela was released from Victor Verster prison; I remember the day as if it were yesterday. I was transfixed as I watched the TV and finally saw the icon of […]

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