A View From Brussels

A View From Brussels

This post was written by Wes Knowles, a junior international relations major studying abroad in Brussels, Belgium this semester. The past 8 days has been…

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Why Public Affairs?

Why Public Affairs?

This post was written by Cassandra Balosos, student editor and a junior political science major in the Department of Public Affairs at Roanoke College. From…

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Zahava Urecki Wins Prestigious Scholarship

Zahava Urecki Wins Prestigious Scholarship

Political science major Zahava Urecki ’16 recently won the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship. The Truman Scholarship is a highly competitive federal scholarship granted to…

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A New Face From The Gaza Strip

A New Face From The Gaza Strip

  Ahmad Zaqout ’19 is a four year student from Gaza, Palestine. He is here at Roanoke College on a Diana Kamal scholarship to study…

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Rwanda Today: Meet Amanda and Diana

Rwanda Today: Meet Amanda and Diana

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word ‘Rwanda’? Most people would say ‘genocide,’ recalling the horrific events that…

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A Class Trip to the Palestinian and Israeli Embassies in Washington, D.C.

A Class Trip to the Palestinian and Israeli Embassies in Washington, D.C.

On November 14th, Dr. Willingham’s Modern Middle East class here at Roanoke College departed at 4:00 AM for Washington, D.C. to visit the Palestinian and…

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A Prospective IR Major With a Different Perspective

A Prospective IR Major With a Different Perspective

Abdul-Fatah Soroush ’18, a four year international student from Kabul, Afghanistan, is a prospective international relations major at Roanoke College. He still has not declared,…

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Summer Travel: Shaina and Emily Tell About Their Experiences

Summer Travel: Shaina and Emily Tell About Their Experiences

Shaina Lidd ‘15, an international relations and religion double major, participated in the May Term to India this past summer. After graduation, she plans on…

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A Young Revolutionary in Ukraine

A Young Revolutionary in Ukraine

Dasha Bogdanova studies international relations at National Aviation University in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, and is now an exchange student here at Roanoke College….

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Adrian Gillem Takes An Unexpected Path

Adrian Gillem Takes An Unexpected Path

Adrian Gillem ’15, an international relations major, interned at the American Chemical Society this past summer. ACS is one of the largest membership-based scientific societies,…

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