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Beyond The Classroom

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.

The Master of Arts in Global Policy’s International Negotiation Simulation

The mastery of negotiation is essential for any global leader. Over the course of a three-day residency in Baltimore, the Master of Arts in Global Policy (MAGP) provided its students an opportunity to hone their skills.

A Night of Oscar-Worthy Performances

On February 22, the student Thespians troupe hosted its second annual production for the school's community, featuring performances by 21 talented students.

Developing Expertise on U.S.-Japan Relations

Over the winter break, Johns Hopkins SAIS students from various concentrations embarked on a week-long trip to Japan to learn about the role public diplomacy plays in the US-Japan relationship.

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.