Sierra standing on a large grass hill in Patagonia, Chile while on a hike.

Fall 2017 New Students Series: Sierra Robbins

In our next New Students Series installment, I'm introducing you to Sierra Robbins, from San Diego, California. Sierra works in the women's reproductive healthcare field and wants to learn how to be more effective in the field by joining SIPA'S MPA in Development Practice program. One thing she really looks forward to in the fall is connecting with her new classmates and picking their brains. Welcome Sierra and good luck soaking up everyone's knowledge!

Join us for Summerfest 2017 in Boston, DC or NYC

If you've ever wanted to learn more about graduate school, then now's your chance. Join SIPA for a free evening reception and mini graduate-school fair this summer in Boston, Washington, D.C. or New York City. You'll get to pick the brains of alumni, students, and staff from five top graduate programs in public policy and international affairs. We'll be joined by Georgetown MSFS, Johns Hopkins SAIS, Princeton WWS, and Tufts Fletcher.

Karl Hendler sitting at a bistro table holding a large glass

Fall 2017 New Students Series: Karl Hendler

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.

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.