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Beyond The Classroom

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.

Examining Policy Challenges First-Hand in Morocco

In October, students in the Master of Arts in Global Policy (MAGP) program traveled to Morocco where they conducted interviews and site visits for their individual capstone projects related to a wide range of global policy challenges.

Gaining Unique Perspectives Through a Historical Staff Ride

"I found the experience to be a much more personal and impactful way to learn about a battle than reading a history book."

In 48 Hours, Tackling Policy Challenges

The Master of Arts in Global Policy (MAGP) kicked off the academic year with its intensive International Policy Residency, featuring student teams preparing memos under the direction of former members of the US State Department's Policy Planning Staff.

2018 Social Enterprise Boot Camp

The second-annual Social Enterprise Boot Camp provided students with intensive trainings focused on enhancing skills essential for launching and leading a community project, non-profit or mission-driven business.

SAISLeads 2018

The week before the official start of the school year, Johns Hopkins SAIS hosted its annual SAISLeads retreat for second-year Master of Arts (MA) students who are interested in pursuing leadership roles during their graduate studies.