Global Affairs

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Apply to Receive Credit for Spring Internships

Apply by Jan. 20th to receive credit for spring internships. Students enrolled in GLOA 495 work at their chosen internship site and collaborate with the Global Affairs Internship Coordinator to complete a variety of academic assignments in order to earn 3-9 academic credits for their experience.

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Get to Know: Professor Son

The problems and limitations lying in the development in East Asia is one of the most overlooked issues in the contemporary debates on globalization.Japan is in recession, South Korea is in debt, Taiwan is slowing down, and China is stepping onto a whole package of problems. Most importantly, it is not well known that these problems are all rooted in social and political grounds.

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Celebrating and Learning About Arabic Language and Culture

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages, the global affairs program, and the Middle East and Islamic studies program worked together to host the university's first Arab Culture Day on October 30, bringing the sounds and color of Arab nations to the North Plaza of the Fairfax Campus.

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Spring 2015 Course Lists Available

With Spring 2015 registration approaching, Global Affairs advisors have prepared the lists of approved course options for undergraduate concentrations and graduate specializations.

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Get to Know: Professor Taylor

There are many global issues that the world community needs to be addressing, and in many cases, are being addressed, but lack the financial resources and political will to solve the problems. This is why diplomacy in regional and international organizations is so critical, because we must work collectively. This is why the MODEL UN class is so important, students learn in-depth about critical issues and negotiate real-world solutions.

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