How To Use Explo Summer Site

July 15, 2018

For additional tips on how to get the most out of our summer blog, including instructions for downloading images in a slideshow, click “Read More"

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Tags: Exploration Programs, Foreign Affairs, Sports Management, Psychology + Neuroscience

Foreign Affairs: Council on Foreign Relations + 9/11 Memorial & Museum

July 14, 2018

Foreign Affairs students take a trip to the Council on Foreign Relations and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. They meet with Adam Segal (Director of Digital and Cyberspace Policy at the Council) and Gideon Rose (Editor of Foreign Affairs Magazine).

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Tags: Academics, EXPLO at Yale, Focus Programs, Foreign Affairs, Slideshow

Foreign Affairs: Pakistan Crisis

July 11, 2018

The setup: US and British nationals residing in Pakistan have joined the Haqqani network (a banned terrorist organization) in Waziristan. US intelligence reports that the group has set up near a hospital intermixed with non-combatants. Working as members of the White House, Defense Department, Justice Department, State Department and intelligence agencies, students strategize an engagement plan with the terrorist cell.

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Tags: Academics, Focus Programs, Foreign Affairs, Slideshow

Foreign Affairs: Human Barometer

July 2, 2018

As an opening exercise, students in the Foreign Affairs Focus Program form a human barometer — a visual representation of their policy takes on a variety of international affairs, human rights issues, and nation rights policy initiatives. 

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Tags: Academics, Focus Programs, Slideshow, Foreign Affairs

EXPLO Foreign Affairs: US Mission to the UN (and UN Tour)

July 24, 2017

During a two-part trip into NYC, students in EXPLO Foreign Affairs meet with Julie Jolles, Political Advisor to the US Mission to the UN, who shares candid stories about her time in the US Embassy in Botoga and Paris, as well as the US Department of State. Afterward, she shares career advice to students: it's a lot of work, but you really can do this if you set your mind to it. In the second part of the trip, students tour the UN, visiting the UN Security Council room and even sit amongst the General Assembly.  

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Tags: Foreign Affairs, Trips, Slideshow

Foreign Affairs Focus Program

July 13, 2017

 

After a very long night of emergency meetings and press conferences, students wrap up their simulation on Syria.

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Tags: Academics, Exploration Programs, Focus Programs, Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs Focus Program

July 11, 2017

It's a new day and there's a new president in office.  Press conferences are being held and Twitter has become a strategic weapon of choice.

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Tags: Academics, Focus Programs, Foreign Affairs, Slideshow

Foreign Affairs Focus Program

July 7, 2017

Our foreign affairs students discuss world politics and amend documents through their roles as U.S. senators.

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Tags: Academics, Focus Programs, Foreign Affairs, Slideshow

Foreign Affairs Focus Program

July 6, 2017

Our foreign affairs students explore human rights in politics.  Debates and discussions abounding, these 'politicians' and 'CEOs' are introduced to the role that social media plays when it is used as a tool to share both correct and false information.

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Tags: Academics, Focus Programs, Foreign Affairs, Slideshow

Guest Speaker: Ambassador Samantha Power

July 6, 2017

Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power video chats with students about foreign policy and international relations. Inspiring the crowd, she urges them to do good in small, manageable doses instead of trying to change the world at once. 

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Tags: Academics, Alumni News, Foreign Affairs, EXPLO at Yale, Yale Speakers, Slideshow

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