In this week's edition, U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse visits the Pardee School to talk climate change, Prof. Min Ye is promoted to Associate Professor, Pardee students win fellowships and Pardee professors in the media on ISIS, Woodrow Wilson's legacy and more. 
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Week of May 9, 2016

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Event Spotlight
Sen. Whitehouse Talks Climate Change at Pardee School

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) discussed climate change and next steps after the 2015 Paris climate talks. 
Faculty Spotlight 
Min Ye Promoted to Associate Professor 

Congratulations to Min Ye on her tenure and promotion to Associate Professor!
Student Spotlight
Paige Wins ARIT Fellowship

James Paige (Pardee '18) has been awarded the ARIT Summer Fellowship for Intensive Advanced Turkish Language Study.
Classroom Spotlight
ASC Pilots Course for Public Health Students 

The class, Swahili With a Health Focus (CAS LE491), emphasizes language useful in conducting fieldwork and surveys.
Faculty Spotlight
Najam Speaks at Harvard Forum on Democracy in South Asia 

Dean Adil Najam highlighted South Asia's youth as the main voice for democracy in the region moving forward.
Faculty Spotlight
Menchik's Book Reviewed in NY Review of Books

Islam and Democracy in Indonesia: Tolerance Without Liberalism was reviewed in a piece entitled "Indonesia: The Battle Over Islam."
Faculty Spotlight
Wippl Talks Importance of Language Skills for CIA Officials

Prof. Joseph Wippl focused on how the German language played a role in his career at the CIA. 
Faculty Spotlight
Woodward Speaks at Waynesburg Commencement

Prof. John Woodward, a Waynesburg University trustee, introduced the commencement speaker, D. Raja.


Jessica Stern
The Contradictory Goals of ISIS
Christian Post
Adil Najam
Pakistan's School Enrollment 
Express Tribune
William Keylor
Wilson's Legacy at Monmouth
Asbury Park Press


Monday, May 9 

BU Conference on Sustainability Research

Saturday, May 14    

Pardee School Convocation Ceremony

Sunday, May 15

Boston University All University Commencement 


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