In this week's edition, the Pardee School hosts an Asian Development Bank board meeting simulation, the Pardee School Faculty Book Talk Series continues with Prof. Jessica Stern, Alumni Andy Vargas talks about pursuing careers in public service and Pardee professors in the media on Donald Trump's Cuba policies, pollution in China and the significance of Pearl Harbor. 
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Week of December 12, 2016

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Event Spotlight
Pardee School Hosts ABD Board Meeting Simulation 

Pardee School students had the opportunity to participate in an Asian Development Bank (ADB) board meeting simulation.   
Alumni Spotlight
Alumni Spotlight: Vargas on Careers in Public Service

Andres Vargas (Pardee '15) discusses becoming the first Latino City Councilor for the city of Haverhill, Massachusetts at the age of 22. 
Faculty Spotlight
Faculty Book Talk: Stern on ISIS and the State of Terror

Prof. Jessica Stern discussed the Islamic State  and how world leaders should prioritize and respond to ISIS.   
Faculty Spotlight
Schmidt's Photography on Exhibition at Pardee School

An exhibition of photography by Prof. Vivien Schmidt will be on display at 121 Bay State Road until December 19, 2016.  
Student Spotlight
Pardee Students Partner With Microsoft to Develop App

Pardee School students have partnered with Microsoft in an effort to help refugees in Jordan access aid through the Urban Refuge app. 
Event Spotlight
BUCSA: Agawa on Japan's Foreign Policy in the Age of Walls

Prof. Naoyuki Agawa discussed the future of Japanese foreign and security policies in the age of walls.
Student Spotlight
Pardee School Students Join Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Prof. Erik Goldstein presided over the ceremony and welcomed two Pardee School students to the honor society.  
Faculty Spotlight
Schmidt Speaks at BCFR, Harvard on the EU and Future of Europe

Prof. Vivien Schmidt gave two recent talks on Europe and the future of the European Union.  
Student Spotlight
PGC Hosts Holiday Celebration for Graduate Students

The Pardee Graduate Council hosted the end-of-the-year gathering for graduate students at 121 Bay State Road. 


Renata Keller
Trump's Cuba Plans
Washington Examiner
Jeremy Menchik 
Tolerance in Indonesia 
RSIS Commentary
William Keylor 
Trump's Secretary of State Pick
The Boston Herald
Kevin Gallagher
China's Pollution
Foreign Policy
Adil Najam
Death of Junaid Jamshed
Gregory Aftandilian 
Trump's Syria Policy
The Arab Weekly
William Keylor 
Resonance of Pearl Harbor 
Boston Globe


Monday, Dec. 12                        
Last Day of Classes

Deadline to Register for Spring 2017 Term (For Continuing Students)

Vulnerabilities Faced by People Who Inject Drugs in Kumasi: Harm Reduction Policies and Services Urgently Needed
Tuesday, Dec. 13                                  
Religions and Social Progress: Critical Assessments and Creative Partnerships
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