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Two International Relations and Politics Majors, Diana Crookston and Tristan Ohler, attend the 2022 Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference, May 6, 2022

For a few days, Diana Crookston walked in her father’s shoes. 

Crookston’s father attended the Naval Academy in the 1980s before serving as a Navy SEAL. This month, Crookston, a junior majoring in International Relations and Politics, and Tristan Ohler, a sophomore IRP major, attended the Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference, an event that brings hundreds of undergraduate students from around the world to the Academy’s Annapolis, Maryland campus for a discussion of global affairs. Read more

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Upcoming events


Carnegie Mellon University Washington Semester Program information sessions

The Carnegie Mellon University Washington Semester Program provides undergraduate students from any college or major the opportunity to live, intern, and study in the nation's capital.

During the day, students gain real-world experience with an internship. At night, they take classes on policy, security, media, and intelligence with Carnegie Mellon faculty. Join us for an information session to learn more about the program and how to apply.

Thursday, September 8, 2022
1 p.m. to 2 p.m. ET
Posner Hall 392

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET
Zoom: Register here