Fall 2017 New Students Series: Karl Hendler

Karl Hendler sitting at a bistro table holding a large glass

This week I shared we’re gearing up for our annual introduction series featuring the incoming Fall 2017 class. To get us started, please welcome Karl Hendler from Richfield, Ohio. Karl was a philosophy major from the University of Southern California, and joined the US Marine Corps upon graduation. (Thank you for your service, Karl!) He’s joining SIPA to change gears and focus more on designing policy rather than executing it.

Incoming students, join our New Students Series

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Every summer, I introduce our readers to the incoming class of Seeples. We learn about the experiences that led them to SIPA, their ambitions for the future, and a few quirky details about their personalities. So today I’m excited to share that I’m now accepting submissions for this year’s questionnaire! If you’re an incoming Fall 2017 MIA/MPA/MPA-DP…

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5 pieces of advice for incoming students

Former PA Amir Safa, MIA ’17, passes on some words of wisdom and resources to incoming SIPA students.

Working Seeples: Yasmina Dardari MIA ’17

In addition to taking 14 to 16 credits a semester and participating in student groups, some SIPA students also work part-time jobs or internships. Earlier this semester, SIPA News spoke with Yasmina Dardari MIA ’17 to discuss how she manages the demands of school, her social life, and her internship at Unbendable Media.

What it’s like taking a class with the 76th U.S. Treasury Secretary

Amir Safa, MIA ‘17, talks about one of the last classes he took at SIPA, which was also the first course taught here by former U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew. Why’d Amir enroll in the course? “Why not? It is not everyday one gets to sit down with a former U.S.Treasury Secretary,” he says. Read more about the benefits of the course and what it was like learning from the 76th Secretary of the Treasury.