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SEGL’s First Climate Change Case Study

By Ali Pratt, Ethics & Leadership Coordinator and Residential Dean

On Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 9:30am, the Spring 2019 semester of The School for Ethics and Global Leadership set foot in the White House for the first time. They were there to visit the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) for a conversation with its Chairman, Mary Neumayr. Read More

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 Uncategorized No Comments

Honoring Two Legends: Mairéad O’Grady and Mike Michelson

Editor’s note: the following are excerpts from SEGL Head of School Noah Bopp’s remarks about Mairéad O’Grady and Mike Michelson at the Spring 2019 Closing Ceremony.  After seven years at SEGL in DC, O’Grady will lead SEGL’s South Africa campus.  Michelson is retiring after 38 years of teaching (five at SEGL).Read More

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 Uncategorized No Comments

Q&A with SEGL Ambassadors Muniyat Choudhury and Campbell Streator

This year, SEGL launched SEGL Ambassadors, a graduate-led program to strengthen the School and its graduate network. Among other responsibilities, SEGL Ambassadors are taking a lead role in creating a special 10th Anniversary book that we will publish in October.

We sat down with SEGL Ambassadors Muniyat (Muni) Choudhury (Fall ’18) and Campbell Streator (Fall ’12) to discuss their time at SEGL, what they’re up to, and their plans for the future!

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Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 Uncategorized No Comments

SEGL at ALA: Q&A with Director Mairéad O’Grady

We’re thrilled to be launching SEGL at ALA in Johannesburg, South Africa in Spring 2020! Partnering with us in this endeavor is the African Leadership Academy, one of the world’s premiere educational institutions. ALA has a history of hosting outstanding American students and providing them with rigorous classes and a transformational experience.
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Friday, March 15th, 2019 Uncategorized No Comments

Critical Thinking: an inside look at our Lincoln Park case study

By Lizzy Kildahl, AP U.S. History and AP Comparative Government Teacher

In April of 1876 Frederick Douglass stood at the intersection of East Capitol and 11th Streets in Washington, DC to speak at the unveiling of a statue. In the crowd of 25,000 people were President Ulysses S. Grant, Mary Todd Lincoln, Members of the Cabinet and Congress, and many formerly enslaved people. Read More

Friday, March 15th, 2019 Uncategorized 1 Comment

SEGL Spotlight: A Q&A with our new Board Chair, Paige Cottingham-Streater

SEGL is excited and honored to welcome Paige Cottingham-Streater as its new Board Chair. Cottingam-Streater, a founding trustee of the School, is currently the Executive Director of the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission, where she provides strategic direction, increases the visibility of the bilateral relationship between Japan and the United States, and promotes educational and cultural exchange.Read More

Saturday, June 30th, 2018 Uncategorized No Comments

The Case for SEGL in London

At Family/Homecoming Weekend 2017, SEGL Founder and Head of School announced a Summer 2018 pilot program in London that is designed to lay the groundwork for a year-round London campus.  Why should SEGL expand?  Why London?  What would such a program look like?  Read “The Case for SEGL in London” (and find out how to join our efforts) below!Read More

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 Uncategorized No Comments