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Has September 11, 2001 Changed the World for Women?

One of the plethora of post-9/11 books published in the twelve months following the September 11, 2001 attacks carried the title ‘The Day that Shook the World’ (BBC 2001).  But the title immediately begs the following questions: Which world? All of it? Some of it? How was it ‘shaken’? Was it all ‘shaken’ in the…
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Emily Izzo

Emily Izzo, International Affairs and Cultural Anthropology Major, was the commencement speaker for the graduating class of 2014. With interests in climate and energy research, she is seeking to gain a better understanding of the role of economics in clean energy implementation.

Victoria Porell

Tori was the Class of ’14 recipient of our Academic Achievement and Civic Engagement Award in International Affairs. Since graduation she has been working as a Program Manager for the Center for Applied Nonviolent Action and Strategies (CANVAS) based in Belgrade, Serbia.