PIPS News

PIPS to Hold Annual Policy Symposium

William & Mary’s Project for International Peace and Security (PIPS) will hold its annual symposium at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on Wednesday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m.

PIPS and the Diplomacy Lab in The Richmond Times-Dispatch

The Richmond Times-Dispatch recently published an article praising the work of the William and Mary Diplomacy Lab. The Diplomacy Lab allows the state department to access the untapped, valuable resources of undergraduate research, and represents a successful partnership between academia and policy makers in Washington.

PIPS Fellows Meet with Major Nathan Finney

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.

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PIPS Launches E-internship Program

The Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS) announces the launch of a new E-internship program for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Libby Hennemuth Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

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.

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Former PIPS Fellow Publishes in Diplomatic Courier Magazine

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".

PIPS hits its stride

The Project on International Peace and Security enters its fifth year with a sterling reputation for undergraduate contributions to the policy-making community.

PIPS to Give Keynote Speech at 2012 Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Conference

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.

Air Force Office of Scientific Research Awards PIPS a Research Grant

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.

2011-2012 PIPS Student Symposium to be held at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

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

PIPS research fellows meet with Richard Nelson

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).

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W&M Takes Second Place at CIA Crisis Simulation Competition

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.

PIPS and CIA present crisis simulation competition

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."

PIPS Fellows Brainstorm with Robert Kaplan

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.

PIPS Fellows Present Work to Ashley Tellis at the Brookings Institution

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.

PIPS Fellows Meet with Ambassador Ryan Crocker

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.