Articles: Tag: International Studies

Experiential Learning Opens a World of Opportunity

“Allegheny College gave me the opportunity not only to have my first experience outside of the United States, but outside of my comfort zone, too,” says Kelsey McNary ’13. As an Allegheny student, McNary joined an Experiential Learning seminar that toured Germany, Denmark, Switzerland and Sweden during the summer of 2011, following her sophomore year.

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Senior Paul Cancilla and Professor Shannan Mattiace Do Fieldwork in Mexico City

Paul Cancilla ’16 and Professor of Political Science and International Studies Shannan Mattiace traveled to Mexico City in January for a week of fieldwork. Paul is writing a Senior Project on the relationship between public space and democracy in one Mexico City neighborhood. Professor Mattiace, who is involved in a multi-year Great Lakes Colleges Association

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Two Students Present Senior Project Research at Latin American and Caribbean Studies Research Symposium

Two International Studies and Spanish double majors presented the results of their Senior Project research at the XI Latin American and Caribbean Studies Research Symposium at Slippery Rock University on April 3. Kalyssa King ’15 presented “Reassessing the Goals of the Past: A Reflection on the Development, Creation and Outcomes of Plan Colombia” and Mario

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An ‘Unusual Combination’ of Sports and Studies

This summer, Bryn Philibert ’16 participated in an international internship in London at Right To Play, a global organization that uses the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. The experience provided Bryn with a deeper understanding of nonprofit organizations and work done throughout the world. “Working with Right To Play

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Allegheny graduate reflects on recent turmoil in France

By A.J. Panian Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, 9:01 p.m. TribLIVE.com – Pittsburgh’s News Source Nearly one year ago, United’s Randi Smail embarked on a four-month stint of study in France, a time interspersed by exploration of the country’s historical and cultural riches, along with those offered in seven other nations throughout Europe. The much-publicized terrorist

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Nonnenmacher and Mattiace Publish in “Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos”

Professor of Economics Tomas Nonnenmacher’s and Professor of Political Science Shannan Mattiace’s article “The Organization of Hacienda Labor During the Mexican Revolution: Evidence from Yucatan” has just been published by the interdisciplinary (and bilingual) journal Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. The article was a product of the divisional chair they jointly held in spring semester of 2011.

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Presentations Sheds Light on War-Torn East

Visiting Assistant Professor Cheryl Hatch and JR Ancheta presented “Generations of War: From Africa to Afghanistan” at the “Documents of War: the ethics and challenges of visual storytelling” conference at Allegheny College, March 8-9. Professor Hatch showed her photographs from a decade covering conflict in the Middle East and Africa. Professor Hatch’s former student at

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