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Check out our blog below for all the latest updates from PPIA, our partners, and our alumni. You can also see our most recent newsletter updates.


    Name: Ana Cubas JSI Attended: Carnegie Mellon University, 1992   Ana, you have a long history of working in public service. Where did that dedication come from? There are a couple of events I think that shaped that….

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The Public Policy & International Affairs Fellowship (PPIA) Program is now accepting applications for the 2014 Junior Summer Institutes (JSI). Applications must be submitted through the PPIA website, at: www.ppiaprogram.org. The PPIA program prepares undergraduates to be competitive candidates for…

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The mission of the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy is to improve the quality of life for people and their communities, here and abroad. We achieve this mission through education and research that promote innovative solutions to the…

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Throughout the fall months The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) will be coordinating on campus and virtual information sessions, class visits, taster lectures and online chats. Admission staff members will also be attending graduate fairs around…

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Sadia Saifuddin is a rising senior at UC Berkeley and a 2013 PPIA Fellow. She was appointed to the prestigious post of student regent-designate on July 23, 2013. To read full coverage of this story click here.

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The School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs builds on Northeastern’s reputation for experiential learning and solving real-world problems. Through co-ops, internships, capstone projects and research with faculty in our centers, students extend classroom learning to gain substantive experience that…

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Frank Fukuyama, renowned political scientist and Pardee RAND Graduate School board member, will be visiting to talk with students and faculty about his forthcoming book Political Order and Political Decay: From the French Revolution to the Present on June 20,…

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PPIA alumnus Cynthia Salim is the founder of C Suite Apparel. Check out the New York Times article including her thoughts here.          

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  Held in the nation’s capital, the PPIA Public Service EXPO serves as a creative commons for prospective applicants to public policy and international affairs schools, for individuals seeking public service careers and internships, and for strengthening a community of…

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  The Public Policy & International Affairs Fellowship (PPIA) Program is thrilled to welcome over 100 rising seniors to the 2013 Junior Summer Institutes. These students were selected from a national pool of nearly 500 highly qualified applicants. They have…

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PPIA is excited to welcome Maggie DeCarlo to our Board of Directors. She has been the Director of Admissions for The Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago since 2003. She was born in Detroit, MI and…

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  The School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs will host a series of informational webinars for prospective students to learn more about the program. Participants will hear directly from program administrators, faculty and current students. Date: Wednesday, June 19,…

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