- November 10, 2023
A guest speaker to a Schar School classroom provided first-hand insight into life, such as it is, in North Korea. And Justin Seo should know: He’s a defector.
- September 7, 2023
Rock stars abound! University undergraduates are invited to a weekend-long policy communications and writing workshop in Arlington, Virginia—for free, hotel included. Apply now!
- July 20, 2023
A study abroad visit to the Texas-Mexico border expands worldviews and gives international security students a firsthand view of the realities of the issues facing both governments.
- August 15, 2022
A new undergraduate degree program at the Schar School will prepare students to confront the Big Problems facing the globe: International Security and Law.
- March 31, 2022
Schar School students were thrown into a dangerous international crisis that could have escalated into war. Fortunately, it was only a simulation—but the outcome was still a positive.
- Inspired by Revolution to Study Government, She’s Now Earning a BA and Master’s Degree at the Same TimeDecember 6, 2021
After witnessing a violent revolution in Cairo, Nardine Mosaad is now earning a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree at the same time at the Schar School. What’s she studying? Government, of course.
- September 28, 2021
Associate Professor A. Trevor Thrall is interviewed by MIT Security Studies Program.
- August 17, 2021
As the government in Afghanistan collapsed and the Taliban seized power on the heels of the American exit from the country, Ellen Laipson, former vice chair of the U.S. National Intelligence Council and director of the international security program at the Schar School of Policy and Government, gave her assessment of the situation in an opinion piece for Asia Times.
- July 30, 2021
The devastation by extreme weather events caused by climate change is having an impact on more than the environment: It’s a major national security concern. The Schar School is addressing it as such.
- Wed, 04/21/2021 - 13:57
A 2014 PhD in Biodefense graduate has won a major award as an outstanding federal employee. Brian Mazanec is a director at the Government Accounting Office specializing in security issues.