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Student Resources

The School of Policy and International Affairs (SPIA) hopes current students find the following resources listed here of great use for graduate studies.  Questions are always welcomed by faculty, advisors, and staff. However, much of the information needed in solving problems related to degree completion, course offerings, or other related material, can all be found here.  Please take the time to search this area of the SPIA website.

Upcoming Events

April 18, 2014
Careers in Diplomacy and International Affairs
A Discussion With Ambassador William M. Bellamy (ret.), Former U.S. Ambassador to Kenya
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Career Center, Memorial Union

In The News

- SPIA Director a Regular Guest on Two Greater Bangor Area Radio Shows

- SPIA profiled in CLAS Newsletter

- BDN op-ed by Kenneth Hillas, SPIA Professor of International Affairs, on Nelson Mandela's legacy

- Op-Ed in the BDN by MA Global Policy student, Charles Hastings, on public-private partnerships

Bangor Daily News Interviews Bruce Riedel, Member of SPIA’s Advisory Board
- “CIA officer, al-Qaida expert to discuss hunt for bin Laden, violence overseas at UMaine”
Article Here

Recent Events

February 17, 2014
U.S.-Russian Relations
A talk by Mr. Paul J. Saunders, Executive Director of the Center for the National Interest

January 27, 2014
The Iran Nuclear Negotiations: What’s a Realistic Outcome?
A talk by Mr. Greg Thielmann, Senior Fellow, The Arms Control Association

November 20, 2013
CAREERS IN THE FOREIGN SERVICE
A conversation with Ms. Evyenia Sidereas, Diplomat in Residence New England

October 28, 2013
Beyond Hugo Chavez: Venezuela and its Neighbors Confront New Challenges
A talk by Dr. Diana Villiers Negroponte, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Latin America Initiative, Brookings Institution