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SELIM KORU Assistant Editor for SAIS Washington Over one hundred second-year graduate students from all three SAIS campuses attended the welcome Italian dinner Wednesday at Kenney Auditorium.
JOSHUA NOONAN Guest Contributor Second-year M.A. Candidate at SAIS Washington Josh Noonan reviews his study trip to Turkey that was sponsored by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
MARYAN ESCARFULLET Associate Editor at SAIS Nanjing Professor Dong Guoqiang has been teaching at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center since 2005 and has attracted several students to his classes with a modern approach to Chinese history through primary sources.
MICHAEL St. GERMAIN, MARYAN ESCARFULLETT and NIMISHA JAISWAL Editors, SAIS Europe, Nanjing and DC Almost the first concern of every incoming SAIS student is the search for housing. Although everyone studies at the same school, students on SAIS’ three campuses in three diverse cities go through different experiences during their days of house-hunting.
ZHAOYIN FENG Associate Editor for SAIS Washington Every summer SAIS students pursue adventures and internships around the world. To gain a better understanding of these travels, The SAIS Observer approached several second-year students to share their experiences and compiled anecdotes for the benefit of the SAIS community.
Chinese liberals are idealists and expect the American president to lead the way on liberal ideals.
The new name, SAIS Europe, does not accurately reflect the experience on the Bologna campus.
MARIA VARGAS Guest Contributor Energy reform in Mexico is necessary to turn around a failing PEMEX and position Mexico for 21st century energy competitiveness.
TRISTRAM THOMAS Editor-in-Chief Mexican energy reform legislation needs to consider political context as well as the flaws of any legislation to be truly successful.