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International Studies

  1. Peace Pole

    The Legacy of the War in Iraq 20 Years Later is the Focus of Peace and Justice Week at Manhattan College

    This year’s programming will help students gain a better understanding of the war’s legacy and continued relevance today.  

  2. Olympics rings

    Japan Historian Paul Droubie on the Future of 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

    Coronavirus may cause the 2020 Summer Olympics to be postponed or canceled.

  3. Fulbright top producing institution mark

    Manhattan College is a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

    Three graduating seniors received Fulbright awards in the 2019-20 academic year.

  4. Photo of Autumn Herndon walking

    Autumn Herndon ’19 Receives Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

    Herndon will graduate in December with a bachelor’s degree in international studies.

  5. Photo of campus quadrangle with fall colors

    Margaret Scull to Discuss Religious and Political Structures in Northern Ireland

    Scull will examine the 'soft power' influence religious leaders still possessed in British and Irish politics after the Second World War.

  6. Autumn Herndon facing camera

    Autumn Herndon ’19 Receives Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad in Panama

    The international studies major will travel to Panama this summer.

  7. Fulbright award winners

    For First Time, Multiple Manhattan College Students Receive Fulbright Awards

    Three Manhattan College graduating seniors have earned Fulbright English Teaching Assistant awards.

  8. Kirsten Battocchio at opening of Veterans Success Center

    Student Veteran Kirsten Battocchio ’18 Named Undergraduate Valedictorian

    Battocchio will receive the Carty valedictory medal and speak on behalf of her classmates at Commencement.

  9. Malaga, Spain

    Diana Balaj ’19 Gains Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

    An international studies major with a concentration in global issues and a minor in Spanish, Balaj will travel to Spain this summer.

  10. Pamela Chasek at the United Nations

    Chasek Commemorates 20 Years of Model UN in Closing Remarks

    Longtime adviser and co-founder of Earth Negotiations Bulletin encourages students to think globally but act locally.

  11. Anuk Arudpragasam headshot

    Anuk Arudpragasam, Author of One of 2016’s Top 10 Novels, to Read at Manhattan College

    Arudpragasam will discuss “The Story of a Brief Marriage,” set during the Sri Lankan civil war.

  12. Manhattan College campus

    College Hosts Discussion on Impact of Trauma on the Bronx Cambodian-American Community

    On Thursday, Feb. 16, Joyce Wong, Khamarin Nhann and Nuwan Jayawickreme will speak on the impact of genocide and migration.

  13. international border

    Examining the Psychology of Borders

    As part of this year’s Peace Week events, Nuwan Jayawickreme, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology, discussed the psychology of borders, and suggested that borders can be traced all the way back to our hunter-gatherer ancestors who formed groups and alliances to survive.

  14. students at international mun

    Manhattan Earns Highest Honor at International Model UN

    Eight Manhattan College students earned an outstanding delegation award – the highest award a group can receive – at the National Model United Nations international conference in Olomouc, Czech Republic during Thanksgiving week. 

  15. Sustainable September

    College Hosts Sustainable September to Focus on Climate Change

    Driven by the papal encyclical, the month-long series of events tackles several current environmental issues.

  16. Syed Shabab, Mahamoud Diop

    Inside the United Nations: Two Students Take On Summer Internships

    International studies majors report to the United Nations headquarters to attend intergovernmental meetings and prepare briefs that often go directly to mission ambassadors.

  17. Alon Tal

    Environmental Expert to Discuss Middle East Peace Process at Manhattan College

    Alon Tal to present The Environment and the Middle East Peace Process: A Blueprint for Progress on March 5.

  18. Manhattan college model UN team

    Model UN Students Win Prestigious Awards at National Conference

    Manhattan College’s Model UN Team participated in the national conference in Washington D.C., gaining valuable experience and recognition.

  19. Rokas Kirlys

    Senior International Student Examines Predictability of Baltic Equity Markets

    Rokas Kirlys ’14, developed a new skill set while conducting summer research.

  20. Amanda Cromwell

    Manhattan College Recent Graduate Accepted into NYC Teaching Fellows

    Amanda Cromwell ’13, a resident of Jackson, N.J., will join the selective program in fall 2013.

  21. Classroom

    International Relations Course Brings Current Events Into the Classroom

    In INTL 201: Global Issues Seminar, students examine global problems to better frame worldly solutions.