Three Josef Korbel School Graduate Students Receive Prestigious Boren Fellowship Awards
DENVER--April 27, 2016--Three Josef Korbel School graduate students were recently awarded the prestigious Boren Fellowship to improve their language skills and gain experience in countries critical to U.S. national security. Sara Hedlund, Carey Neill and Drew Pederson will travel to Bosnia, Latvia and Morocco to study the language and explore research questions related to democratic governance, state-society relations and the Arab Spring movement.
Korbel School Students Gain Insights Into Japanese History, Culture and Politics Through Participation in the Kakehashi Project
DENVER—April 25, 2016—Last month, 23 graduate and undergraduate students from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies had the opportunity to visit Japan as participants in the Kakehashi Project. Sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, the Kakehashi Project is a fully-funded student exchange program between Japan and the United States.
Josef Korbel School's Sié Chéou-Kang Center Named Inaugural Home of the Journal of Global Security Studies
DENVER—April 21, 2016—The Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, was recently appointed the inaugural home of the Journal of Global Security Studies. The journal addresses the need for scholarly interaction and debate across the broad field of security studies.
General George W. Casey Jr., Korbel Alumnus, Makes a Broad Impact During Spring Quarter 2016
DENVER—April 20, 2016—The Josef Korbel School was again honored to host alumnus General George W. Casey Jr. (Ret.) during a busy kick-off to the Spring Quarter, culminating with the presentation of an endowed scholarship that bears his name to Korbel School graduate student John Shattuck.
Korbel School Students Visit NORAD and USNORTHCOM Headquarters
DENVER—April 19, 2016—Students in the International Security Master's Degree and Homeland Security Certificate Program visited North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) Headquarters at Peterson AFB in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Korbel School's Sié Chéou-Kang Center Awards 2016-2017 Post-Doctoral Fellowships
DENVER—April 13, 2016—The Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy at the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies has awarded post-doctoral fellowships for the 2016-2017 academic year to two outstanding junior scholars. Michael Kalin and Evan Perkoski will join the Sié Center team in September 2017.
Interview with Alumnus Ibrahim Kazerooni, Imam of the Islamic Center of America
DENVER—April 5, 2016—Sheik Dr. Ibrahim Kazerooni, an alumnus of the University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology, was recently appointed Imam of the largest Islamic Center in the United States. Kazerooni, who earned a joint PhD in 2013 from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and Iliff School of Theology, leads the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Michigan.