To help those near and far with their last-minute application questions, I'm hosting a special Facebook Live session to go over your application questions about the MIA and MPA programs.
We wanted to make sure you heard the exciting news that Jacob J. Lew, the outgoing U.S. treasury secretary, will join our faculty as a visiting professor on Feb. 1, 2017.
I'm chatting with two SIPA students -- Ayanda Francis, MIA '17, and Andrew Liu, MPA '17 -- about their time in the program this Friday. I hope you'll join us as it's your opportunity to ask them any questions you have about student life and the curriculum.
Some applicants have run into technical problems submitting their video essay responses. If that's you, here are some steps you can take to submit your video response by the upcoming deadline.
Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish college and graduate students. Approximately $500,000 is available each year for full-time students, predominantly those legally domiciled in the metropolitan Chicago area, with career promise in their chosen fields. Learn more about the scholarship and the eligibility requirements, taken from the JVS Chicago website.
We've had a couple brief snowfalls in NYC this year, but so far it's only lasted a day or two. If you're new to the area, are planning a visit, or were admitted to the program than here's what Program Assistant Rena says you need to know about surviving the cold in NYC.
Here's a HUGE shout-out to two recent grads who were named to the Forbes Social Entrepreneurs 30 Under 30 List. Tsechu Dolma MPA '15, and Sabrina-Natasha Habib MPA-DP '16.
We're going back in time to last January when PA Adriana Popa, MIA 2016, recapped how her final winter break went as a graduate student.
Just a friendly reminder that your Fall 2017 application with fellowship consideration is due today, Jan. 5, 2017. 🙂 Oh, and some details on what it means to submit a completed application for review.
Admissions PA Meagan Barrera talked with current student Ashleigh Montgomery, MIA '17, about how she balances classwork, an internship, an assistantship, and everything in between.