Pardee School Alumn Among First to Return to Peace Corp Service After COVID Restrictions
The Peace Corps suspended global operations and evacuated nearly 7,000 volunteers from more than 60 countries at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic; Stephanie Hince (BA IR ’20) and Hallie Nothmann (BA IR ’22) will be among the first of the Corps’s volunteers to return to overseas service.
Pardee School Alumni Confirmed as Ambassador to Malawi
David John Young (STH ’87, Pardee ’88), a career member of the Senior Foreign Service will serve as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Malawi.
Pardee School Students and Alumni Named Fulbright Semi-Finalists
Of the 37 entrants named Fulbright Semi-Finalists by the U.S. National Screening Committee, six – Ximena Aragon (BA IR ’20), Tima Dasouki (BA IR ’22), Catherine Kreider (BA IR ’21), Andrew Reilly (BA Italian & Linguistics and IR ’22), Sylvia Stoyanova (BA IR ’22), and Miruna Visuian (BA IR ’22) – will be representing the Pardee School community.
Pardee Alumni Appointed Permanent Secretary to the Scottish Government
As the most senior civil servant in Scotland and head of the civil service supporting the Scottish Government, the Permanent Secretary is the principal policy adviser to the First Minister and Secretary to the Scottish Cabinet.
PGC Hosts Pardee School Alumni for Career Panel
Pardee School Alumni emphasized the importance of networking, establishing relationships with Pardee School professors, making meaningful connections with peers, and taking advantage of the study abroad programs at BU.
Yasmin Morais (Pardee BA IR ’19) Listed on BostInno’s Annual “25 Under 25” List
Yasmin Morais (Pardee BA IR ’19) is among three Boston University alumni who have been listed in BostInno’s annual “25 Under 25” for her work on RefEd Initiative, which works with partners to address the educational needs of refugee children.
Pardee School Alumni Nominated to be U.S. Ambassador to Malawi
David John Young (STH ’87, Pardee ’88), a career member of the Senior Foreign Service currently Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. at the U.S. Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia, will serve as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Malawi.
Pardee Alumni Win BU New Venture Competition
Albert Jimenez (Pardee ’18, Wheelock ’21), Yasmin Morais (Pardee ’18), and Abhishek Valivarthi’s (SGT ’21) RefEd won first prize in the Boston University New Venture Competition’s (NVC) Social Impact Track.
Pardee Alumni Wins Emmy for Work on “March Madness Confidential”
The Pardee School caught up with Joel Kitay to discuss his Emmy win, career path, and how Boston University remains a big part of his life.
Pardee School Alumni Awarded Joint Service Commendation Medal
“Receiving this award was definitely a highlight of my experience. Any time one is recognized in the military, it is always a special moment, as those moments are fairly rare.”
Pardee School Alumni Discusses Sustainability in BU Video
Elaine Weidman Grunewald (Pardee ’95) discussed the importance of sustainability and emerging technologies.
Message From Our Alumni: We Will Get Through This Together
The Pardee School reached out to its alumni to see how they are dealing with social-distancing and self-isolation. Here is what we found.
Dean’s Message to Alumni on Combatting COVID-19
In a message to the alumni and friends of the Pardee School, Dean Adil Najam says: “the ask I come to you with, is: do whatever you can, wherever you are, in whatever way you can, to beat this virus… Please, please, please, do whatever you can to help those around you.”
Two Pardee Alums Make Forbes “30 Under 30” List
Two Pardee alums – Bryan Patenaude and Ben Levine – are listed in the 2020 Forbes “30 Under 30” list of trailblazing entrepreneurs.
Aftandilian Gives Talk on the State of US-Iran Relations
Gregory Aftandilian gave a talk on the state of United States-Iran relations hosted by the Washington chapter of the London School of Economics alumni group.
Pardee School Hosts D.C. Summer Networking Reception
The welcome and networking reception was hosted by Dean’s Advisory Board member Paul Nathanson (Pardee ’85) at Bracewell LLP.
Pardee School Dean Meets With Alumni in Los Angeles
Dean Adil Najam’s talk on “The New World Disorder” was hosted by Pardee School alumna Julia Kim Clarke (Pardee ’91) and Ben Clarke.
Pardee School Dean Meets With Alumni in Florida
Dean Adil Najam’s talk on “Living in the Age of Adaptation” was hosted by Pardee School alumni Glenn Zimmerman (Pardee ’93).
Najam Moderates Alumni Panel on the Rise of Populism
Dean Adil Najam moderated an alumni panel entitled “The People’s Economy: The Rise of Populism and Its Risk for Global Markets.”
Pardee School Dean Meets With Alumni in NYC
A group of New York City-based Pardee School alumni met with Dean Adil Najam for an update on the school’s future.