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Beyond The Classroom

Tackling Climate Change Through a Hands-On Simulation

Students honed their policy analysis, critical thinking, and decision-making skills through a simulation focused on the UN climate change negotiations.

A Discussion with the Greek Ambassador to the US

Greek Ambassador to the United States and Johns Hopkins SAIS alumnus Haris Lalacos was invited by the Careers in Diplomacy (CID) club for a discussion on Balkan stability and the role of Greece in Europe’s southern eastern neighborhood.

Presenting on US-Mexico-Canada Relations

A group of students in the Canadian Studies and Energy, Resources and Environment programs attended the 2019 Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS) 25th biennial conference in Montreal, Canada, where each presented a paper relevant to various issues in the new United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement.

Examining Food Systems Up Close

Students enrolled in the school's “Food Policy, Systems, and Security” course ventured outside the classroom to examine sustainable food systems in action.

Science, Technology and International Affairs

Students participated in a simulation where they honed their analytical and negotiating skills while addressing international security and nuclear stability challenges.

International Networking

On April 4, the school’s Office of Global Careers hosted its inaugural international student networking event that brought together approximately 60 students and 20 alumni for a panel session and small group discussions.

2019 International Staff Ride: The French Resistance

Over spring break more than 50 students, faculty members, and distinguished visitors traveled to France on the international staff ride to study the origin, conduct, and legacy of the French Resistance during the Second World War.

Life Outside the Classroom in Nanjing, China

We asked our students studying at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center in Nanjing, China about their favorite places in the city. Here is what they had to say.

Stepping into the Shoes of a Diplomat

On March 13, students in the Energy, Resources and Environment program, as well as other concentrations, visited the US Department of State's Diplomacy Center for a simulation about the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.