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SAIS Alumnus and Entrepreneur Marshall Mays B'82, '89 Is Featured on Bloomberg's Bright Ideas for his New Cheese Product in the Philippines

Entrepreneurs go where no one expects them to go, and SAIS alumnus Marshall Mays B'82, '89 presents a case example of this. On February 3, 2016, he made Bloomberg’s “Bright Ideas” with a video describing his new business, La Latteria d’ Ischia, a company that makes high-quality, healthy (organic) mozzarella cheese in the Philippines with buffalo milk. Where cheese has always previously been an expensive, exported product for local citizens in the Philippines, Marshall Mays B’82, ’89 sees an opportunity for creating this new, locally-made cheese product for everyone there to enjoy!

A Conversation with Richard Plepler, Chairman and CEO of HBO

Richard Plepler, Chairman and CEO of HBO visited Johns Hopkins SAIS on March 10, 2016 for an off-the-record discussion on the entertainment industry at the forefront of global conflict and trade.

Conversation with Steve Strongin, Head of Global Investment Research, Goldman Sachs

Steve Strongin, the head of Global Investment Research at Goldman Sachs addressed the Johns Hopkins SAIS community on March 4, 2016.  

The Future of the Global Economy with Dr. Paul Achleitner

Dr. Paul Achleitner, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank AG joined the Johns Hopkins SAIS community to offer perspective on the future of the global economy. The talk was moderated by Dr. John Lipsky, Senior Fellow, SAIS Foreign Policy Institute.

After Sanctions: Challenges Facing the Iranian Economy

Johns Hopkins SAIS and The Middle East and Central Asia Department of the International Monetary Fund hosted a discussion on challenges facing the Iranian economy.

Race Relations in the United States

Robert C. Lieberman, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, The Johns Hopkins University joined Johns Hopkins SAIS for a conversation on Race Relations in the US. 

National Museum of African American History and Culture - A Place to Remember, Commemorate and Celebrate

In honor of Black History Month, Dr. Jacquelyn Serwer Chief Curator at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture joined Johns Hopkins SAIS to offer a preview of the museum leading up to its opening in Fall 2016.

The Yemen Quagmire

Amat Alsoswa, former Yemeni Cabinet Memeber; Leslie Campbell, NDI; Andrew Plitt, USAID; and Charles Schmitz, MEI joined Johns Hopkins SAIS to speak on the deepening complexity of the conflict, the growing humanitarian crisis, the challenges of delivering aid to a suffering population, and prospects for peace talks and an end to the fighting. The discussion was moderated by Daniel Serwer, director of the Johns Hopkins SAIS Conflict Management Program. 

The Free Exercise of Religion in Our Time

Elder Dallin H. Oaks, member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joined Johns Hopkins SAIS to speak the importance of maintaining and protecting religious liberty in the international sphere.

Johns Hopkins SAIS Rostov Lecture with Dr. Lawrence Summers

Dr. Lawrence Summers, the Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University, joined Johns Hopkins SAIS for a talk on the U.S. and the global economy.