Highlights  

Departmental Conference Panels

International Studies: Pot, Penicillin, and the Pill: A Global View of Drugs

This panel examines three drugs, Hallucinogens, Krokodil (an opioid), and Viagra, and questions whether they ought to be available on the free market to use, legal but with some restrictions limiting their usage or completely banned.

Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Location: CUB 103 Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Political Science: Violence and Hope in World Politics

This panel will be discussing violence in the Crimea, the impact of war on the cultural treasures of a people while juxtaposing this to the hope implicit in the role of information in engaging both the Arab world and the young.

Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Location: CUB 103 Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Other articles:

SU Math Professor Awarded Fulbright Grant!

Dr. Luis Melara, associate professor of Mathematics will be travelling to India to teach at the Indian Institute of Technology in Bhubaneswar.

Goldbach receives Fulbright award for teaching assistantship in Malaysia


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Contact Information

CUB 221-B (717-477-1907)
CUB 221-C (717-477-1123 extension 3879)
Email: ism@ship.edu

 

Dr. Jonathan Skaff 

Director of International Studies

Tel: (717) 477 - 1255

Fax: (717) 477 – 4062

0ffice hours: M, W 3:15pm – 4:00pm (DHC215)

T, TH 1:00pm – 3:15pm (CUB221B) (4th Tues. of month, 1:00pm – 1:50pm and by appointment)

 

Secretary
Dean's Office (DHC 225)
M-F 8am-4:30pm
717-477-1151 x3210
 

 

Chinenye Thomas

Graduate Assistant
CUB 221-C (T,Th 9am - 3pm)
DHC (M 9am-2pm)

 

Ashley Geckle

Graduate Office Worker 

CUB 221-C (T,Th 9.15am-2:15pm, W 8:45am-2:45pm)

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International Studies News

Former SU Undergraduate Awarded Fulbright Teaching Assistantship..

Ethan J. Goldbach, former Shippensburg University undergraduate is currently in Malaysia on a Fulbright Award. He is working as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA). He  shared with International Studies, his experience so far in the village of Kuala Besut, Terengganu, Malaysia. Read more about Ethan's experience here.

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SU Math Professor Awarded Fulbright Grant!

Dr. Luis Melara, Associate professor of Mathematics has been awarded the Fulbright Grant to teach at the Indian Institute of Technology in Bhubaneswar, India. He will be there for the Spring Semester of 2016.

" The Beautiful Art"

Capoeira, the Afro-Brazilian Martial Art/Dance

On October 6th, 2014 International Studies Students learnt about the Beautiful Art of Capoeira. It was held in Henderson Gymnasium.

Capoeira is a form of movement that incorporates martial arts and dance. It was originally practiced by African slaves in Brazil and has since become one of the most recognized elements of the Brazilian national identity. The rudiments of this "Beautiful Art" was taught by the renowned Mestre Doutor of the American Society of Capoeira and the Arts from Brazil.

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SU professor receives Fulbright Award
New International Studies Major approved!
Public Opinion Online
The Sentinel 
Student Earns State Department Scholorship to Study in South Korea

First Semester of International Studies major off to a great start!

Summer studies in China