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Announcing an Institute for Global Leadership Challenge Grant!

by tuftsigl
Announcing an Institute for Global Leadership Challenge Grant! Nov 03

We are very excited about the upcoming year for IGL!  EPIIC will be tackling “Is the Liberal World Order Ending?”; ALLIES will be holding its annual civil-military conference on the defense industry and the global arms trade; Engineers Without Borders has started two new projects in Malawi and Nicaragua; BUILD Latin America has started two new projects in Ecuador and Honduras; NIMEP is exploring issues from Yemen’s colonial past to the use of information technology in promoting the growth of small- and medium enterprises in the region; and the list goes on…IGL students continue to be actively learning about, and engaging with, challenging issues.

As IGL continues its mission providing transformational experiences for students, alumni support will be crucial to our success.

Nov 03

A Discussion on US Military Presence in Niger with Alice Hunt Friend

by mdillard

Alice Hunt Friend, a senior fellow in the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), was the guest speaker at ALLIES’s weekly meeting on November 1. She spoke about the U.S. military presence in Niger. Ms. Friend spoke about Niger in the context of the ambush that left four U.S.

Oct 30

Mac Maharaj Discusses Peace-Making and Justice with the Tufts Community

by mdillard

Mac Maharaj was a member of Nelson Mandela’s inner circle during the days of resistance in South Africa. In 1977, after spending 12 years in prison on Robben Island, he was appointed secretary of the Internal Political and Reconstruction Department of the ANC.

Oct 30

The Psychology of Terrorism and Political Violence

by tuftsigl

On October 18th, Dr. John Horgan spoke at the Tufts ALLIES weekly meeting focused on “The Psychology of Terrorism: Exploring the Complex Causes of Political Violence”. Horgan is a distinguished professor at Georgia State University.

Oct 17

IGL students attend the 10th Annual Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting by Mia Ellis

by tuftsigl

Every year, the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) conference gathers hundreds of students to take action on the world's most pressing challenges. All attendees develop Commitments to Action, which are proposals for ideas or projects that aim to solve issues in local communities or abroad.

Oct 04

Isolation and Disparity in Kwajalein Atoll by Noah Rose

by admin

This June, I flew to Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands as part of an ALLIES pilot project facing the Pacific. I collaborated with two midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy to study the effects of climate change on U.S. national security.