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Mark Zaid on NPR’s All Things Considered

Mark Zaid, Esq.

The Center for Advanced Governmental Studies faculty member Mark Zaid recently appeared on NPR’s All Things Considered. Mark Zaid talked about how security clearances work, the process to attain security clearances, and who in the government gets them. Read > Mark Zaid teaches Legal Issues in Intelligence and National Security course for our Certificate in Intelligence program.

Paul Weinstein Quoted in PBS Article

Paul Weinstein

PBS NewsHour’s article, Critics warn that well-meaning reforms may be lowering college standards, features several quotes from Paul Weinstein, Director of the MA in Public Management program. From the article: The most dramatic idea to speed students to graduation is to shrink college itself from four years to three, an option now provided by at least 32 read more…

Eavesdrop on Experts Podcast Episode with Dr. Lynn Johnson Langer

Lynn Johnson Langer, PhD, MBA

Turning Science into Business Dr. Lynn Johnson Langer discusses getting biotech science out of the lab and into market Back in the day, ‘applied life science’ might have referred only to winemaking. Nowadays the massive biotechnology industry is responsible for a vast array of projects that fight diseases, find the functional age of cells, and even read more…

Center for Advanced Governmental Studies Newsletter: Connect 2018

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Dear Alumni,  As spring comes to a close, we celebrate the end of another successful academic year here at CAGS and welcome a new class of alumni. This year 200 graduated from one of our existing 5 master’s and 3 certificate degrees! One of our alumni, Jeff Selingo (MA in Gov, ’01), delivered the AAP read more…

Energy Policy and Climate/Environmental Sciences and Policy Capstone Project Wins Award

Isabel Mendoza

Isabel Mendoza recently was awarded Rocky Mountain URISA 2017 Scholarship for $500 for her recent Capstone project – “Snow Cover Area Change in the Volcano ‘El Altar’ in Ecuador using Landsat images”. Her project will be cited in the RM-URISA website. Rocky Mountain URISA is a regional chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) International, providing read more…

MA in Film and Media Assistant Director Gabo Arora in Johns Hopkins Magazine

MA in Film and Media

The Immersive World of Gabo Filmmaker Gabo Arora uses virtual reality to enable people to walk in another person’s shoes In January 2018, the Krieger School’s Master of Arts in Film and Media appointed Arora director of its new Immersive Storytelling and Emerging Technology concentration, which is pending approval from the Maryland Higher Education Commission. The read more…

Odyssey Fall 2018 Course Catalog Available Now

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See the PDF of our Course Catalog for the Fall 2018 semester. Register now! Fall 2018 Highlights Include: Perspectives: Multi-Speaker Lecture Series (Click here) ◦ The Threat of Nuclear Proliferation (Click here) John Hessler – Coordinator and Presenter ◦ The Fate of the Middle Class (Click here) Steven Richmond – Coordinator with Special Guest, Tom Hall Mark read more…

Dr. Tristan Cabello’s Talk at the Alliance Francaise

Tristan Cabello

“The End of Eddy”: Sexuality, Literature and the New Left in France The publication of Edouard Louis’s The End of Eddy (2014) was a disruptive moment in French academic and literary circles. More than a coming-of-age novel, Louis’s books reframes the act of writing fiction into a transformative social/political experience. In this talk, Tristan Cabello read more…

Understanding the United States Relationships with Its Counterterrorism Partners: An Interview with Dr. Stephen Tankel

Dr. Stephen Tankel

Global Security Podcasts The United States vitally depends on foreign partners as it fights terrorist groups around the world. However, those relationships often do not deliver what Washington thinks they should. In this Global Security Podcast, Mark Stout talks with Dr. Stephen Tankel about his new book With Us and Against Us: How America’s Partners Help and Hinder read more…

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