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2016-2017


2015-2016




2017-2018

Fall 2017

November 27

  • Updated office hours! See this week's schedule below in Announcements.
  • Skype with Ambassador Olson! See course offerings below in Announcements.
  • SENIORS: REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION! 
  • NEW Internship at the Naval War College!

November 13

  • Updated office hours! See this week's schedule below in Announcements.
  • Skype with Ambassador Patterson! See course offerings below in Announcements.
  • SENIORS: REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION! 
  • Student Spotlight at Watson!

November 6

  • Updated office hours! See this week's schedule below in Announcements.
  • Course List Posted! See course offerings below in Announcements.
  • IR DUG Presents: Lunch with Ambassador Boucher
  • SENIORS: REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION!
  • Student Spotlight at Watson!

October 31

  • Updated office hours! See this week's schedule below in Announcements.
  • SENIORS: REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION!
  • New Series! Skyping with the Ambassadors. Details below in Announcements.
  • Truman Fellowship Info Session! Wednesday, Nov. 1
  • Check out the Community Builder!
  • Student Spotlight at Watson!

October 23

  • Updated office hours! See this week's schedule below in Announcements.
  • SENIORS: REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION!
  • Join the DUG! Open leadership positions and NEW peer mentors program.
  • Check out the Community Builder!
  • Student Spotlight at Watson!

October 16

  • Updated office hours! See this week's schedule below in Announcements.
  • SENIORS: REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION!
  • Join the DUG! Open leadership positions and NEW peer mentors program.
  • Check out the Community Builder!
  • Student Spotlight at Watson!

October 10

  • Updated office hours! See this week's schedule below in Announcements.
  • Apply to SCUSA today! Deadline: October 13.
  • SENIORS: REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION!

October 2

  • Updated office hours! See this week's schedule below in Announcements.
  • Meet the IR DUG! Thursday, October 5 at 8pm in Watson 112.
  • Seniors: Requirements for graduation!
  • Apply to SCUSA today! Deadline: October 13.
  • Important dates! Last day to change grade options: TOMORROW October 3.

September 25

  • Updated office hours! See this week's schedule below in Announcements.
  • Conference call with former UN Ambassador, Samantha Power! This Wednesday, 9/27 at noon.
  • Info session series this week! See more details below in Announcements.
  • Apply to SCUSA today! Deadline: October 13.
  • Important dates! Last day to change grade options: October 3. 

September 18

  • Updated office hours! 
  • Welcome BBQ at Watson on Wednesday, September 20! 
  • Apply to SCUSA today! Deadline: October 13.
  • Important dates! Last day to add courses w/o a fee: TOMORROW, Tuesday, September 19. 
  • Student Spotlight at Watson! Suggest your friends or yourself to be Watson's Student Spotlight. 
  • Check out the new IR Community Builder! 
  • Get published! Get funded! Get hired! 

September 11

  • New courses have come on-line over the summer.
  • Apply to SCUSA today! 
  • Check out the new IR Community Builder! 

September 6

  • Dr. Elliott is on academic leave taking sabbatical this fall. 
  • New courses have come on-line over the summer.
  • We are launching a new online IR Concentrator Directory. 






2016-2017

Fall 2016

Winter Edition

  • 100+ Student Opportunities!

December 5

  • Office Hours: Tues, Thurs, Fri this week. Last week of office hours!
  • Class of 2017: Graduating in May? Revisions deadline Friday, December 9!
  • Important Dates: 12/8-12/12, 12/9, 12/12, 12/13-12/21

November 28

  • Office Hours: Tues, Thurs, Fri this week. Office hours end December 9!
  • Class of 2017: Graduating in May? Revisions deadline December 9!
  • Finding funding: info session (free food)
  • Important Dates: 12/1, 12/3, 12/8-12/12, 12/9, 12/12, 12/13-12/21

November 14

  • Office Hours: Tues, Thurs, Fri
  • Class of 2017: Graduating in May? Revisions--ASAP!
  • Summer UTRA: info session
  • James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program: info session
  • Important Dates: 11/23, 11/28, 12/1, 12/8-12/12

November 7

  • Office Hours: This week Tues, Thurs, Fri
  • Senior Revisions: Complete ASAP!
  • Spring 2017 Courses: Pre-registration ends tomorrow!
  • Watson Diversity and Inclusion Committee: Looking for an IR Junior
  • Grad Programs in International Affairs: Info session Wed at noon
  • International Journalism Course With Trip to Cuba: deadline extended
  • Important Dates: 11/8, 11/23, 11/28

October 31

  • Office Hours: This week Tues, Thurs, cancelled Fri
  • Seniors: Revisions --Do it Now!
  • Spring 2017 Courses: Requirements and seminars
  • Conference on US Cyber Policy: deadline tomorrow!
  • Watson Diversity and Inclusion Committee: looking for an IR Junior
  • Important Dates: 11/1, 11/4, 11/8, 11/9

October 24

  • Office Hours: This week Tues, Thurs, Fri
  • Seniors: Revisions --Do it Now!
  • Important Dates: 11/1, 11/4, 11/8

October 17

  • Office Hours: This week Tues, Thurs, Fri
  • Seniors: Revisions --Do it Now!
  • SCUSA: Application Due Today!
  • Info Session: State Department Jobs Today at noon!
  • New International Journalism Course: Travel to Cuba with Prof. Kinzer!
  • Library Workshops: Endnote, NVivo, Zotero
  • Important Dates: 11/1, 11/4, 11/8

October 11

  • Office Hours: This week Thurs, Fri
  • SENIORS: Action required for graduation -NOW!
  • SCUSA deadline approaching: Apply now!!
  • Royce Fellowship: Info Session
  • Important Dates: Changing courses from credit to audit

October 3

  • Concentration Advisor Office Hours: Thurs, Fri
  • Seniors: Requirements for graduation!!
  • SCUSA 67 Student Conference: App due in two weeks!
  • Library Workshop: Research in the Social Sciences Today!
  • Important dates: No classes next Monday, Oct. 10!

September 26

  • Concentration Advisor Office Hours: Tues, Thurs, Fri
  • Seniors: Concentration revision required!!
  • Career Fair: Today and tomorrow!!!
  • Study Abroad Fair: Today!!!
  • SCUSA 67 Student Conference: Apply by October 17
  • Facebook: Like the Brown IR DUG page!
  • Debate Watching Party: Today!!!
  • Important dates: 10/4 and more

September 19

  • Concentration Advisor Office Hours
  • SCUSA 67 Student Conference: Apply by October 17!
  • Important Dates: 9/20 and 10/4
  • Library Workshops: Endnote and Zotero
  • How Not To Start A Nuclear War: 4 p.m. on Sept. 22, Joukowsky Forum
  • Model UN at Brown: Get involved!
  • Info Session: Middlebury Institute of International Studies Sept. 26

September 12

  • OFFICE HOURS: Concentration Advisor and Student Assistant Office Hours
  • SCUSA 67: Mingle With Top Policy Advisors at West Point!
  • ACADEMIC CALENDAR: Important dates
  • LIBRARY WORKSHOP: Enhance your research skills!
  • IR DUG: Join now!

September 7

  • OFFICE HOURS: Shopping Period Office Hours
  • FALL COURSE LIST: IR course offerings for Fall 2016
  • SCUSA 2016: Apply to the annual student conference

Spring 2017

May 8

  • IR Advising Office Hours: Last office hours!
  • Apply to Help With Commencement: IR Program looking for four student workers
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Capstone catalog
  • IR Research and Travel Grant: Apply to fund your projects!
  • Mark Your Calendars: 5/10 - 5/19, 5/28

May 1

  • IR Advising Office Hours: May office hours!
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Capstone catalog
  • IR Honors Conference: This Wednesday!
  • IR Research and Travel Grant: Apply to fund your projects!
  • Mark Your Calendars: 4/28 - 5/9, 5/10 - 5/19, 5/28

April 24

  • IR Advising Office Hours: April office hours!
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Capstone catalog
  • Concentration Declaration Day: This Wednesday!
  • Save the Date: IR Honors Conference
  • IR Research and Travel Grant: Apply to fund your projects!
  • Pre-Registration: Fall 2017 IR Courses
  • Mark Your Calendars: 4/18 - 4/25, 4/26, 4/28 - 5/9

April 17

  • IR Advising Office Hours: April office hours!
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Capstone catalog
  • Riccio Prize: Nominate Yourself by 4/21!
  • IR Research and Travel Grant: Apply to fund your projects!
  • Pre-Registration: Fall 2017 IR Courses
  • Mark Your Calendars: 4/18 - 4/25, 4/26, 4/28 - 5/9

April 10

  • IR Advising Office Hours: April office hours!
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Capstone catalog
  • Riccio Prize: Nominate Yourself by 4/21!
  • IR Research and Travel Grant: Apply to fund your projects!
  • Work for IR: Student Assistant app
  • Mark Your Calendars: 4/13, 4/18 - 4/25, 4/26, 4/28 - 5/9

April 3

Announcements this week:

  • IR Advising Office Hours: April office hours!
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Today!
  • Riccio Prize: Nominate Yourself by 4/15!
  • Honors Thesis Application: Deadline 4/7
  • Important Dates: 4/7, 4/13, 4/18 - 4/25, 4/28 - 5/9

March 20

  • IR Advising Office Hours: March office hours and new filing hours!
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Don't miss the deadlines!
  • Riccio Prize: Nominate Yourself by 4/15!
  • Honors Thesis Application: Deadline 4/7
  • Important Dates: 3/25 - 4/2, 4/7, 4/13

March 13

  • IR Advising Office Hours: March office hours!
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Don't miss the deadlines!
  • Riccio Prize: Nominate Yourself by 4/15!
  • Honors Thesis Application: Deadline 4/7
  • Important Dates: 3/25 - 4/2, 4/7, 4/13

March 6

  • IR Advising Office Hours: March office hours!
  • Senior Requirements: Action required NOW!
  • IR DUG: meeting this week and professor lunch!
  • Apply now: Undergraduate Prize for Excellence in Library Research
  • Important Dates: 3/10, 3/25 - 4/2

February 27

  • IR Advising Office Hours: March office hours!
  • Capstone Catalog: Requirement for seniors!
  • 1-Minute Survey: Student use of Watson Institute space
  • IR Honors Information Session: Join us on 3/2!
  • IR DUG: weekly meetings and professor lunch!
  • Important Dates: 2/28, 3/10

February 22

  • IR Advising Office Hours: February office hours!
  • Capstone Catalog: Requirement for seniors!
  • IR Honors Information Session: Join us on 3/2!
  • 1-Minute Survey: Student use of Watson Institute space
  • Important Dates: 2/22, 2/28

February 13

  • IR Advising Office Hours: February office hours!
  • Capstone Catalog: Requirement for seniors!
  • Central American United Student Association: First meeting!
  • Important Dates: 2/7, 2/18-2/21, 2/22, 2/28

February 6

  • IR Advising Office Hours: NEW office hours!
  • Capstone Catalog: Requirement for seniors!
  • Important Dates: 2/7, 2/18-2/21, 2/22, 2/28

January 30

  • Office Hours: Shopping period office hours
  • Capstone Catalog: Requirement for seniors!
  • Registration: IR Seminars
  • Important Dates: 2/7, 2/18-2/21, 2/22, 2/28

Welcome Back

  • Office Hours: Shopping period office hours
  • Capstone Catalog: Requirement for seniors!
  • Registration: IR Seminars
  • Important Dates: 2/7, 2/18-2/21, 2/22, 2/28


2015-2016

Fall 2015

Winter Edition

  • CLASS OF 2016: Capstone Catalog Reminder
  • HONORS PROGRAM: Applications due early April

30 November

  • CLASS OF 2016: Revisions--DUE FRIDAY!
  • OFFICE HOURS: Wed and Fri hours changed this week! 

23 November

  • CLASS OF 2016: Revisions--DUE ASAP!
  • OFFICE HOURS: Fall 2015 Office Hours

16 November

  • CLASS OF 2016: Graduating in IR? Revisions--ASAP!
  • OFFICE HOURS: No Wednesday Office Hours, Thursday Hours for Seniors Only

9 November

  • CLASS OF 2016: Revisions--Do it Now!
  • OFFICE HOURS: Fall 2015 Office Hours
  • SPRING 2016 COURSES: Pre-registration ends tomorrow!

2 November

  • CLASS OF 2016: Revisions--Do it Now!
  • OFFICE HOURS: Fall 2015 Office Hours
  • SPRING 2016 COURSES: Available now!
  • IR DUG FALL SPEAKER SERIES: Tomorrow!!

26 October

  • SENIORS: Revisions--Do it Now!
  • OFFICE HOURS: Fall 2015 Office Hours
  • FALL BACK: Get an Extra Hour of Sleep Sunday!!
  • SPRING 2016 COURSE LIST--Coming Soon!!
  • INTL COURSES: Spring 2016

19 October 2015

  • SENIORS: Revisions--Do it Now!
  • OFFICE HOURS: Fall 2015 Office Hours
  • DUG EVENT: Take a Break from Midterms this Tuesday!
  • SCUSA: Application Due Today!

13 October 2015

  • SENIORS: Revisions required for graduation
  • OFFICE HOURS: Fall 2015 Office Hours
  • SCUSA DEADLINE EXTENDED: Apply now!!

5 October 2015

  • SENIORS: Revisions required for graduation
  • OFFICE HOURS: Fall 2015 Office Hours
  • SCUSA 67: Apply now! Deadline NEXT MONDAY!
  • IR DUG- No meeting this week! Spots open for lunch with Professor McGuirk
  • Remember- Next Monday= Holiday! No University Exercises!

28 September 2015

  • SENIORS: Revisions required for graduation
  • OFFICE HOURS: This Week's Office Hours
  • GRAD PROGRAMS INFO SESSION: This Friday!
  • SCUSA 67: Apply now!
  • LIKE BROWN IR ON FACEBOOK!

21 September 2015

  • OFFICE HOURS: Fall 2015 Office Hours
  • SCUSA 67: Apply now!

14 September 2015

  • OFFICE HOURS: Shopping Period Office Hours
  • IR DUG EVENT: Middlebury Institute of International Studies Info Session
  • SCUSA 67: Application is now live!
  • JOIN THE IR DUG: First DUG Meeting this Tuesday!

9 September 2015

  • OFFICE HOURS: Shopping Period Office Hours
  • HISTORY CORE CHANGE: New course options for HIST requirement!!
  • FALL COURSE LIST: IR course offerings for Fall 2015
    • Newly added courses not listed during pre-registration

Spring 2016

11 May Special Commencement Bulletin

2 May

  • Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Final deadline 5/15
  • IR Honors Conference: This Thursday!!
  • Concentration Declaration Day: May 9
  • Spring Fellowship Events: Fulbright
  • Mark Your Calendars

25 April

  • Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Next deadline 5/15
  • Riccio Prize: Deadline FRIDAY!!
  • IR Honors Conference: May 5, Save the Date!
  • Spring Fellowship Events: Fulbright
  • Mark Your Calendars

18 April

  • Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Next deadline 5/15
  • IR DUG Degree Days: TOMORROW!
  • Riccio Prize: Deadline Extended!!
  • Spring Fellowship Events: Fulbright
  • Mark Your Calendars

11 April

  • Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Next deadline 5/15
  • Riccio Prize: Nominate Yourself by FRIDAY 4/15!
  • Watson Sponsored LINK Awards: Deadline FRIDAY 4/15!
  • Work for IR: Apply to be the Student Assistant
  • Spring Fellowship Events: Fulbright
  • Mark Your Calendars

4 April

  • Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Next deadline 4/4 Today!
  • New Course on UN Climate Change Conference: Application due 4/4 Today!
  • Honors Thesis Application: Deadline 4/8 Friday!
  • Riccio Prize: Nominate Yourself by 4/15!
  • Watson Sponsored LINK Awards: Deadline 4/15
  • Work for IR: Apply to be the Student Assistant
  • Spring Fellowship Events: Rhodes, Marshall, and more
  • Mark Your Calendars

21 March

  • Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Next deadline 4/4 (Monday after break!)
  • Riccio Prize: Nominate Yourself by 4/15!
  • Honors Thesis Application: Deadline 4/8 (Friday after break!)
  • Watson Sponsored LINK Awards: Deadline 4/15
  • Spring Fellowship Events: Rhodes, Marshall, and more
  • Mark Your Calendars: Spring Break!!!!

14 March

  • Office Hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Don't miss the deadlines!
  • Riccio Prize: Nominate Yourself by 4/15!
  • Honors Thesis Application: Deadline 4/8
  • Watson Sponsored LINK Awards: Deadline 4/15
  • Spring Fellowship Events: Rhodes, Marshall, and more
  • Mark Your Calendars: Spring Break Coming Up!

7 March

  • Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday (by appointment only)
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Don't miss the deadlines!
  • IR Riccio Prize: Nominate Yourself!
  • IR Honors Thesis Application: Deadline 4/8
  • Watson Sponsored LINK Awards: Deadline for internships abroad 3/11
  • Spring Fellowship Events: Rhodes, Marshall, and more
  • Mark Your Calendars!

29 February

  • Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Are you planning to graduate? Immediate action required!
  • Join Us: IR Open House and Honors Info Session--TODAY!
  • Spring Fellowship Events: Schwarzman Scholarship, Rhodes & Marshal, and more
  • Mark Your Calendars!

22 February

  • Office Hours: No office hours Monday or Tuesday
  • Senior Graduation Requirements: Are you planning to graduate? Action required!
  • Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference: Application due Thursday!
  • Save the Date: IR Open House and Honors Info Session
  • Spring Fellowship Events: Schwarzman Scholarship, Rohdes & Marshal, and more
  • Mark Your Calendars: No classes Monday or Tuesday

15 February

  • Office Hours: Express Walk-in on Tuesday
  • Capstone Catalog: Requirement for seniors
  • Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference: Apply now
  • Mellon Crisis Simulation: Last day to apply
  • Now Hiring This Semester: IR Student Assistant
  • Library Workshops: February Calendar
  • Spring Fellowship Events: Schwarzman Scholarship, Rohdes & Marshal, and more
  • Mark Your Calendars: No classes Monday or Tuesday

9 February

  • Office Hours: Express Walk-in on Tuesdays!
  • Capstone Catalog: Requirement for seniors!
  • Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference: Apply now!
  • Mellon Crisis Simulation: Apply today!
  • New 6-Week Course: U.S. Foreign Policy: The Institutional Basis
  • Now Hiring This Semester: IR Student Assistant!
  • Library Workshops: February Calendar
  • Mark Your Calendars: Shopping period ends today!

1 February

  • OFFICE HOURS: Shopping period office hours
  • CAPSTONE CATALOG: Requirement for seniors!
  • Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference: Apply now!
  • Mellon Crisis Simulation: Apply today!