The School for Ethics and Global Leadership

Ambassador Mark Dybul Gives SEGL Master Class on HIV/AIDS Pandemic

Ambassador Mark Dybul Gives SEGL Master Class on HIV/AIDS Pandemic

This week our students tackled the global HIV/AIDS crisis. The case study, which required embassy visits (the Dominican Republic, India, South Africa, Namibia, and Malawi), extensive research, and the authoring of a policy memo, culminated in a two-hour Master Class with Ambassador Mark Dybul.

We love your email…

We love your email…

However, a recent issue with our email server might have prevented some of your emails from reaching us. We have solved this problem, and we want to make sure no one fell through the cracks.

Nixon White House Official Bud Krogh Visits SEGL for Master Class

Nixon White House Official Bud Krogh Visits SEGL for Master Class

Each semester several of our most distinguished guest experts teach “Master Classes” to our students. Former Nixon White House official Egil “Bud” Krogh taught our first Master Class of the semester (taught in two parts) last week.

How SEGL is responding to the current situation in the Middle East

How SEGL is responding to the current situation in the Middle East

At SEGL, we are watching the events in the Middle East unfold with great interest. Students are sending links to news articles, watching Al-Jazeera English in-between classes, and requesting more information.

U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern Visits SEGL

U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern Visits SEGL

To what extent and how should the United States encourage China to grow in an environmentally sustainable manner? Yesterday, as part of our first case study on China and climate change, we welcomed the first guest expert of the semester: U.

The SEGL Spring 2011 Semester begins!

The SEGL Spring 2011 Semester begins!

What do Alaska, California, Georgia, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, and Washington have in common?

Change Yourself, Change the World: Spend a semester in Washington, DC

Change Yourself, Change the World: Spend a semester in Washington, DC

Excited to spend a semester at SEGL during the 2011-2012 school year? Fantastic. Download an application from our Apply page and get started today.

Welcome to our new website

Welcome to our new website

SEGL has grown tremendously over the past few years, and so has our website to-do list. After a long planning period we have finally crafted a new website to take us to the next level.

The Home Stretch: Veterans Day and a visit to Arlington National Cemetery

The Home Stretch: Veterans Day and a visit to Arlington National Cemetery

The air is chilly this week as we head into our final two weeks together. We have experienced so much together this semester and the final two weeks are shaping up to be particularly special.

10 reasons why SEGL is the ultimate semester school for you

10 reasons why SEGL is the ultimate semester school for you

There are many reasons why SEGL is the ultimate semester school for you. Here are ten of them. You will live and learn in the center of America’s political universe, Washington, DC.

The Odyssey and the Homecoming

The Odyssey and the Homecoming

We returned from the October Long Weekend in time to begin two fantastic new SEGL traditions: Homecoming Weekend and the Ethics and Leadership class Odyssey.

“Human Rights are Women’s Rights and Women’s Rights are Human Rights”

“Human Rights are Women’s Rights and Women’s Rights are Human Rights”

As we return from a short fall break there is anticipation in the still-warm fall air. Our Homecoming Weekend begins in a few days, and many of our first year graduates will be returning for a packed weekend of activities and fun.

The Master Class

The Master Class

Imagine you are a member of Congress, trying to explain to your constituents why you just voted to send billions of dollars overseas to fight HIV/AIDS.

Elvis, Nixon, and “I don’t know”

Elvis, Nixon, and “I don’t know”

The last two weeks have passed by quickly, and the leaves outside our academic building are slowly turning toward fall. DC is feeling more and more like home to our students, and the piece of the city they will take back with them in December is growing exponentially.

Kant and Korea

Kant and Korea

Our first full week is finished and our students are already building intellectual and interpersonal memories that will endure far beyond the semester.

Fall Semester 2010 is here!

Fall Semester 2010 is here!

Our second year began in earnest yesterday and already the semester promises to be incredible. Eight states are represented this semester; in addition, four of our students were not born in the United States.