The International Studies Symposium: Argentina 2017

One of my absolute favourite thing that the International Studies department hosts is the International Studies Symposium.  I volunteered in my first and second year, and I'm looking forward to volunteering this year too.  I sat down with my friend Lindsey Hutchins to chat about her experience on the symposium team this year.  I highly …

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Asha and Francesca Talk International Studies – Part Two

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-CBppW98bg eAmbassadors Asha and Francesca are back to chat about opportunities outside the classroom for International Studies students. Check out part one of this video where they answer FAQs about the International Studies Program. Come visit us on March 5th for the Glendon Spring Open House Sign Up Here: http://www.glendon.yorku.ca/futurestu... Find Asha Here: Blog: https://ashacgl.wordpress.com

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Let’s Talk Academics: Research in International Studies

I've posted a few pieces about the International Studies program as a whole, but I thought it might be interesting to take a look at a few specific courses that I am taking and are really enjoying. First up is Research in International Studies with Professor Elaine Coburn. Course description: ILST 3505 - Research in International …

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A Reply to 5 Questions To Ask A Student Ambassador

Last week, fellow eAmbassador Rebecca wrote an awesome post about what questions to ask a student ambassador when you are doing campus tours or visiting open houses.  I thought it would be fun to answer the questions that she posted, so if you can't make it to an open house, you can have your questions …

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Refugee Crisis Debate – An Extended Classroom

This semester I'm taking a host of really interesting courses at UCR, including International Human Rights, taught by Professor Oomen, the Dean of UCR.  Yesterday, February 12, our class was invited to participate in a debate about the refugee crisis, organized in collaboration by UCR students, and the Rotary Club Walcheren.     The debate …

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