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Problem Solving on Global and Local Levels

This week in Global Affairs Fellows we met in our cohorts (2022’s, 2023’s, and 2024’s) to finish some of our curricular work. The sophomores have been studying the Council on Foreign Relations’ modules on the regions of the world. Each … Continue reading

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Pressing Issues in Foreign Policy

On Tuesday, we met in our actions groups (Abroad, Communications, and Local) to discuss our current, short-term, and long-term goals. In my Local action group, our current goals consisted mainly of continuing our current tutoring sessions with HR3. In addition, … Continue reading

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Inquiring Minds Want to Know

This week the Global Affairs Fellows learned and practiced the Question Formulation Technique adopted by the Right Question Institute. This process was centered around 4 critical rules to formulating questions: Ask as many questions as you can. Do not stop … Continue reading

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guest speaker

This week in Fellows was very eventful. We had a guest speaker on Monday come and talk to all of the Fellows. Her name is Courtney Doyle, and she currently serves as a Norfolk city council member and works in marketing for Sentara. She … Continue reading

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Newsletter research

This week the Global Affairs fellows are working on their newsletter. Some of us are doing topics such as the uneven vaccine distribution, Kenya’s debt to China, Pandora papers, and the pros and cons of the European Union. I personally … Continue reading

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Design Thinking Crash Course

We started off the week by meeting in our grade level cohorts and discussing the articles we had read the weekend before. The 2024 cohort was tasked with the prompt of briefing the US State Department on Europe and our … Continue reading

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The Real Impact of Afghanistan Might be Underground

The Afghanistan crisis has created plenty of issues for American foreign policy, but among them is that the natural resources are no longer fully available to the US. That might end up being the most essential issue in the long-term. … Continue reading

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State of the World

This week the Global Affairs fellows each prepared a state of the world report and presented it to the entire group. These reports described various world conflicts around the world, and the possible outcomes and solutions to the conflict. Some … Continue reading

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We’re back!

To preface our first blog post of 2021, the Global Affairs Fellows will bring back the Fellows blog to keep tabs on what we’re doing throughout this year and written by a rotating rota of all Global Affairs Fellows. The … Continue reading

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