According to the U.S. Department of State, "When hiring Foreign Service Officers, [they] look for motivated individuals with sound judgment and leadership abilities who can retain their composure in times of great stress-or even dire situations, like a military coup or a major environmental disaster." Your life's journey as a Foreign Service Officer could take you down one … [Read more...] about 5 Tracks in the Foreign Service
Hearty congratulations to 2018 alumni, Trevor Merkling, who has been accepted to the Springfield Police Department’s 2019 Academy. He will start the training in February and graduate in August. … [Read more...] about To Serve and Protect
1968 Political Science, Glendal Wright, alumni offers an insightful perspective on the situation in Ukraine. Ukraine-Russia Relations: A Long, Complex and Sad History Ukraine is once again at the center of international attention and, mostly, for all the wrong reasons. Over the past several months, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine has increased with the seizing … [Read more...] about Our Man in Kyiv
Dr. David Romano takes a "street level" view of relations between the United States and Turkey in his recent Rudaw column - Embassy Street Addresses. … [Read more...] about Selahattin Demirtas Avenue?
In a recent Wall Street Journal Op-Ed, alumni Kamran Bokhari argues that Russian President Vladimir Putin's agenda "could lead to permanent strategic losses for the liberal order." To read the full article, see Power Play. … [Read more...] about Alumni in the News – Kamran Bokhari