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Beyond The Classroom

2018 Asia Career Trek

Asia Career Trek takes students to Shanghai and Hong Kong to explore career paths in finance, risk management, healthcare, and more.

Researching the Human Rights of Women Living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda

A group of nine students participated in a ten-day research trip in Uganda for this year’s International Human Rights Clinic, a capstone project under the International Law and Organizations Program.

2018 Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

A team of students competed in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, debating the themes of interstate arbitral awards, the breach of nuclear disarmament obligations, the capture of a marine vessel, and the conduct of naval warfare.

Corruption in Indonesia’s Mining Sector: A Technical Topic with Global Implications

The Global Policy Residency is the capstone project of the Master of Arts in Global Policy (MAGP). Students tackle a policy challenge in a foreign country, analyze it in a comparative context, and propose recommendations in the form of a memorandum and briefing.

SAIS Europe Staff Ride: The Battle of Monte Cassino

SAIS Europe students recently traveled south to Lazio in central Italy to analyze the Battle of Monte Cassino, one of World War II's most important military operations which paved the way for the Allies to take back Rome.

Examining Sanitation Systems Up Close Ahead of World Toilet Day

As part of the fall course 'Improving Service Delivery in Developing Countries' Professor Tanvi Nagpal led her annual field trip to Washington, DC's Blue Plains Wastewater Treatment Plant, one of the world’s largest and most advanced plants of its kind.

The Johns Hopkins SAIS Strategic Studies Fall Staff Ride

During a staff ride to Antietam National Cemetery and battlefield, participants researched and portrayed real characters from this campaign of the American Civil War.

Translating Leadership Theory Into Practice

The Master of Arts in Global Policy (MAGP) hosted a three-day leadership residency in Richmond, Virginia at the end of August 2017.

Students Meet with Congressman Joaquin Castro for a Discussion on U.S.-Asia Relations

Asia Programs concentrators ended their first week of school with a tour of the US Capitol hosted by the office of Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX), followed by a roundtable discussion with Congressman Castro.

Examining Conflict in Ukraine

As students concentrating in Conflict Management, European and Eurasian Studies, and International Law, all were very excited to apply what they learned in the classroom to understand a current conflict in their region of interest.