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SIPA News – Call to New Students for Article Submissions

SIPA students have many opportunities to get involved in activities related to their studies, including the opportunity to publish in SIPA News and The Journal of International Affairs.  The staff of SIPA News asked me to outreach to incoming SIPA students that might be interested in submitting an article for consideration.  Please see the message below and if you are interested, contact the individuals noted below.

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SIPA News is a semi-annual magazine written by students, alumni, and faculty and distributed to the global SIPA community. Our fall issue will encompass the intersection of science, technology and policy. Where do SIPA students stand on the issues surrounding these fields and what perspectives can they offer on how the advancements in the Internet, for example, have changed the way we communicate and interact with and in the world? What are the most critical issues that have arisen in light of the development in these fields?

From Twitter in Tehran to cell phones in rural Africa, technological and scientific advancements bridge the divide between developed and developing nations, provide a new model of open governance and can foster environments for innovation and entrepreneurship even as much of the world deals with the fallout of the 2008 economic crisis.  At the same time, as with any technological and scientific advancement, attention must also be made to the legal and policy-related ramifications.

We welcome contributions from all SIPA students, with a premium on first-hand reporting. We’re looking for colorful stories about real people, ­not a political science essay.

If you’d like to write for us, please send your proposals. Proposals should be at least one full paragraph and be representative of your writing. Clips are also welcome. (We’ll reply right away). We need your feature stories (around 1000 words), shorter articles, photos, and photo essays.  Final drafts of all submissions must be received by September 15.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Best wishes,

Laure Klein (ldk2109@columbia.edu)

Caroline Stauffer (css2138@columbia.edu)
SIPA News co-editors

All past issues of SIPA News maybe be viewed by clicking here.

SIPA News – May 2009 Issue

The latest issue of SIPA News is now available.  The magazine is published twice per year and features articles written by students and faculty at SIPA.  The topic for this issue is human righs and articles touch on U.S. Prison Labor, the Politics of Justice, and peace possibilities for residents of Gaza and Israel.

The full magazine is available for veiwing as a PDF by clicking here.  All previous issues of SIPA News can also be viewed on line by clicking here.

SIPA News Magazine: The Latin America Issue

The January 2009 edition of SIPA News takes a closer look at a variety of issues affecting nations in Latin America. These issues include the global recession, climate change, free trade and income inequality. SIPA News also examines the changing relations between the U.S. and Cuba, gun violence in Brazil, and even the production of the coffee you drink in the morning.

SIPA News is published twice a year and the entire issue is available as a PDF file by clicking here. All past issues of SIPA News are also available via PDF. To view all past issues please click here for the archive.

"The most global public policy school, where an international community of students and faculty address world challenges."

—Merit E. Janow, Dean, SIPA, Professor of Practice, International and Economic Law and International Affairs

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