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Presidential Summit for the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Conversation w/ National Security Advisor Ambassador Susan Rice
Introduction by Fellow Laura Golakeh on July 30, 2014.]

Good luck to our Fall 2016 applicants

As all of our applicants already know, today is the absolutely last day they can apply to the MIA, MPA or MPA-DP programs for Fall 2016 admission. Let me repeat that: the Fall 2016 application deadline is TODAY, Feb. 5, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. EST. I know some of you have a lot on your plates today,…

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SIPA expands the WGSS Council

WGSS council

I’m pleased to share that Columbia University has its own Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Council.

Don’t forget about these helpful blog posts


With the Fall 2016 application just one week away, I wanted to remind everyone of a few blog posts that will help as you finish your applications of admission to SIPA. For those missing exam scores, “What’s with the GRE/GMAT and TOEFL/IELTS?” offers some great insight into how to self-report them. (Just keep in mind you’ll need to also…

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Former mayor of Philadelphia joins SIPA


I recently shared an extensive blog post highlighting all of the new faculty, professional practitioners and visiting scholars at SIPA this year. Today, I received word that there’s another prominent person to add the list: the Honorable Michael A. Nutter. Here’s an excerpt of the welcome from SIPA Dean Merit E. Janow: I am pleased…

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Financial resources for (mostly) MPA-DP applicants

Part of the challenge with graduate school is finding ways to fund your education.