William & Mary is one of just two universities piloting a new program for the U.S. State Department that will help policy makers address pressing world issues.
On Friday, October 4th, US Army Major Nathan K. Finney joined the PIPS fellows for a brainstorming Session. Major Finney is founder of the Strategy Development Foundation, a member of the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum managing team, and member of the Infinity Journal’s Special Advisory Group.
PIPS Student-Interns Excel at Training and Doctrine Command’s Unified Quest: Deep Futures Wargame.
The Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS) announces the launch of a new E-internship program for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Benjamin Buch surveys attitudes towards advanced weaponry for Directed Energy Professional Society (DEPS) grant project.
Three William and Mary undergraduates are spending the summer as PIPS interns at the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) at Fort Eustis, Virginia.
PIPS Intern William Shimer ’13 briefs U.S. Air Force Headquarters Air Combat Command at Langley Air Force Base.
Elizabeth Hennemuth ‘13, a former research fellow of the Project on International Peace & Security (PIPS), has earned a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to Germany for an English Teaching Assistantship.
Lindsay Hundley, 2010-1011 PIPS Research Fellow, will pursue a Ph.D. in Political Science at Stanford University beginning fall of 2013.
A socially-minded concept created by student Pat Austria hopes to improve disaster management and make a positive change for those living in the Philippines.
Emily Pehrsson '13, former research fellow of the Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS), has published an article in the global affairs magazine, Diplomatic Courier, entitled "Making the Grade: International Regulatory Framework for Cybersecurity".
SCUSA is the largest, oldest, and most prestigious undergraduate conference of its type in the world.
General Anthony C. Zinni (USMC,Ret.) is the former Commander in Chief and Deputy Commander and Chief of United States Central Command.
The Project on International Peace and Security enters its fifth year with a sterling reputation for undergraduate contributions to the policy-making community.
Amy Oakes, Dennis Smith, Benjamin Buch, and Efrat Rosenzweig will discuss the PIPS program as a new model of undergraduate education at the upcoming Council on Undergraduate Research Conference in Trenton, New Jersey. This year’s conference is titled, Leveraging Uncertainty: Toward a New Generation of Undergraduate Research.
The United States Air Force Office of Scientific Research recently awarded the Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS) a research grant to study the political, sociological, and psychological barriers to the deployment of the Active Denial System (ADS) in peacekeeping and counterinsurgency operations.
The 2011-2012 PIPS Student Symposium will be held on April 18th at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 6:30-8:30 pm, in the Root Room. Discussant for the symposium are: Rick “Ozzie” Nelson, Director of the Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program, and Senior Fellow, International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Nicole Sedaca, Chairperson of the Board, Global Engagement Institute
Rick “Ozzie” Nelson is Director of the Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program and Senior Fellow in International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
PIPS Students to Work for NATO
A Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS) team - consisting of Katie Mitchell, Emily Pehrsson, Dallen McNerney, and Connor Smith - placed second at a CIA Crisis Simulation Competition held at Georgetown University on November 3rd.
The Student Conference on US Affairs is an annual four day conference hosted at The United States Military Academy at West Point.
On October 13th, the PIPS research fellows meet with Dr. Janet Fender and Dr. David Robbie to discuss energy based non-lethal weapons technology.
On October 21, the PIPS research fellows met with Dr. Coyt Hargus and Lt. Donald Brunk, Military Deputy - International Affairs, for an hour long brainstorming session at Langley Air Force base.
A new student organization at the College of William and Mary is seeking to help promote moderation and curb human rights violations in the world through the power of information.
The Central Intelligence Agency joined forces with William & Mary’s Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS) to conduct the first-ever Crisis Simulation Competition, described as " a Model U.N. for the intelligence community."
Robert Kaplan has been a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security since March 2008, and has been a foreign correspondent for "The Atlantic" for over a quarter-century. He is the author of "Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power", published by Random House in October, 2010, with the paperback to be released in September.
The Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS) held its annual student policy symposium at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. Ashley Tellis, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, served as discussant. Dr. Tellis is a specialist in international security, defense, and Asian strategic issues. Also in attendance were representatives from organizations such as: the Central Intelligence Agency, Defense Intelligence Agency, Department of State, Federal Bureau of Investigation, National Defense Intelligence College, U.S. Coast Guard, Booz Allen Hamilton, Deloitte Consulting LLP, and PriceWaterHouseCoopers.
Ambassador Ryan Crocker is Dean, Executive Professor, and Edward and Howard Kruse Endowed Chair at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. He has served as U.S. Ambassador to: Iraq (2007-2009), Pakistan (2004-2007), Syria (1998-2001), Kuwait (1994-1997), and Lebanon (1990-1993). He was a member of the faculty at the National War College from 2003 to 2004. He also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs from August 2001 to May 2003.