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Beyond The Classroom

Talk with an Expert: A Conversation with the Assistant Secretary-General of the UN’s Environment Programme 

Satya Tripathi, Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) joined students for a discussion on the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Gaining First-Hand Insights on Relations Between China and Latin America

Over the winter break, Latin American Studies Program (LASP) students in collaboration with the Hopkins-Nanjing Center embarked on a week-long study trip to China to gain a greater understanding of China’s economic and political relations with Latin America.

Celebrating the Lunar New Year

A celebration of Lunar New Year was hosted by Asia Programs, China Studies, and the Hopkins-Nanjing Center.

Gaining Insights on Conflict in the Gulf Region through a trip to Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Over the winter break, thirteen Conflict Management students went on a ten-day trip to the cities of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Doha, Qatar to closely examine the ongoing conflict in the Gulf region.

Examining Pakistan’s Power Sector on the Ground

Over the winter break, students in the Energy, Resources and Environment and South Asia Studies programs ventured to Pakistan to conduct research on the country’s power sector.

SAIS Europe Staff Ride to Slovenia

The beauty of the Soča Valley in eastern Slovenia belies a dark past. Its namesake river, nicknamed “The Emerald Beauty,” snakes around the lowlands of the dramatic Julian Alps.

A Research Trip to Shangri-La

Over fall break, Hopkins-Nanjing Center Certificate student Cady Deck traveled to Yunnan Province to conduct research with classmates for their course Chinese and American Thought: Bilingual Perspectives.

Studying Ukrainian Civil Society

Over Spring Break, a group of 12 students from the Bologna and Washington DC campuses attended a study trip to Ukraine to analyze the country's national election systems and efforts to combat disinformation campaigns.

Gaining Valuable Financial Intelligence Skills

Alumna Anne Marie Kelly, a senior manager at Deloitte Advisory LLP in the Forensic Investigations practice, visited the school to lead a skills course “Introduction to Financial Intelligence (FININT) 101.”

Gaining Valuable Insights During Washington Week

As part of the Office of Global Careers annual Washington Week, alumni were invited back to campus to share insights with current students on potential career paths.