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IGL Alumni Share Experiences in Business in Career Panel

by mdillard
IGL Alumni Share Experiences in Business in Career Panel Nov 29

The mission of the Institute for Global Leadership is to prepare students to play active roles in their communities, whether at the local, national or global level. As such, the IGL plans to bring alumni back to Tufts regularly to share their experiences as part of the IGL Alumni Careers Series. This November, three alumni – Brad Bernstein (EPIIC’89, A’89), Anne O’Loughlin Bosman (EPIIC’02, A’02), and Stephen Gershman (EPIIC’09, Empower’10, A’11) – inaugurated the series with a focus on the business sector, including start-ups, social entrepreneurship, enterprise technology, financial services, strategic partnerships and international business. The alums shared stories from their respective journeys and offered advice to current students as they consider life after Tufts.

Nov 21

Dangerous Gaps: Evan Osnos

by tuftsigl

On November 13, New Yorker Reporter Evan Osnos delivered a public lecture at Tufts on “The U.S. and North Korea: A View from the Ground Up”, based on his recent visit to the country and his long-term reporting on the region.

Nov 03

Announcing an Institute for Global Leadership Challenge Grant!

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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 starte

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

A Better Future Is Possible: Mac Maharaj at Tufts

by mdillard

In October, the Institute for Global Leadership had the pleasure and privilege of hosting Mac Maharaj on campus. One of the founding fathers of post-apartheid South Africa, Maharaj was a member of Nelson Mandela’s inner circle during the days of resistance in South Africa.

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.