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2021 Application Long-Term Planning Series – Post #10

By | 2020-08-13T18:37:19+00:00 August 13th, 2020|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

Take Advantage of Existing Virtual ResourcesOver time we have accumulated a solid collection of virtual information sessions on a variety of topics. One great way to learn more about specific topics and resources, as well as gain inspiration for assemb...

#ElliottProud: Kate Hammerberg

By | 2020-08-13T18:00:46+00:00 August 13th, 2020|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

Kate Hammerberg is a Research Analyst interested in a wide range of functional security issues, Kate has a background in political science and political psychology. She holds a Master’s degree in Global Communication from the Elliott School, where she conducted research on the psychology of radicalization and women in non-state armed groups. Kate was one … Continue reading #ElliottProud: Kate Hammerberg

MIB pre-session

By | 2020-08-12T16:00:45+00:00 August 12th, 2020|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

MIB pre-session begins this week. In a change from the normal routine (a now-standard qualifier, that), it's not the only game in town. Pre-session is usually a herald of the academic year to come, but with this year's expanded Orientation, it's just one of several student activities getting underway currently.

#ElliottExpert: Gregg Brazinsky

By | 2020-08-11T18:00:13+00:00 August 11th, 2020|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

Gregg Brazinsky is a Professor of History and International Affairs and director of the Asian Studies MA Program in the Elliott School. His books include: Winning the Third World: Sino-American Rivalry during the Cold War and Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy. He is currently working on two … Continue reading #ElliottExpert: Gregg Brazinsky

Orientation 2020

By | 2020-08-10T16:00:47+00:00 August 10th, 2020|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

New student Orientation, like most things in this strange era, will look a bit different this year. The typical Orientation

Trump is a Problem for Gardner, But Also a Great Benefactor

By | 2020-08-07T20:24:37+00:00 August 7th, 2020|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

Donald Trump is losing Colorado today in the presidential race and may drag Cory Gardner down with him. But, it is also a great boon having a friend in the White House worried about Gardner’s re-election.Much of Gardner’s campaign message will tout wha...

Trump Searches for Silent Majority With New Ads – Unfortunately, It’s Not 1972

By | 2020-08-07T20:18:11+00:00 August 7th, 2020|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

The Trump campaign released a couple of new advertisements in target states that have early voting. It’s part of the shift in strategy by the new campaign manager, Bill Stepien. The messaging is basically aimed at the base Trump Republican voters. The ...

The South and West are Rushing Forward in COVID-19 Fatalities

By | 2020-08-07T20:13:17+00:00 August 7th, 2020|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

From well back in the queue, California is now in third-place among the states in COVID-19 fatalities, jumping ahead of Massachusetts in the last week. New York and New Jersey are still the frontrunners in number of deaths, but also in managing the vir...

Democrats Need Four Seats to Win the Senate – Three are in the West

By | 2020-08-07T20:18:23+00:00 August 7th, 2020|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

Democrats need a net of four new seats to win control of the Senate and remove Mitch McConnell as majority leader – a top party goal. They assume they are going to lose the Alabama Senate seat won in 2018 in a very strange special election. They are ta...

In Last Half of July, Mexico Reaches Third and India Jumps to Top Five in Fatalities

By | 2020-08-07T20:06:01+00:00 August 7th, 2020|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

Europe is receding in new virus infections and fatalities, even as it opens up, but the U.S., Brazil, Mexico and India are surging. With Mexico just jumping around the UK to third in deaths, the Western Hemisphere now dominates the COVID-19 crisis. In ...