Summer 2016 has arrived in DC and our newest students are off to a tremendous start!
The five-week Institute focuses intensively on our core Ethics and Leadership program, while also allowing participants to enjoy the best summer offerings of our nation’s capital.
Have you ever looked into the eyes of the Assistant Attorney General and defended your ideas on combatting ISIS? What about the eyes of the State Department’s lead expert on counter-violent-extremist communications?
This week the SEGL community paused to honor the life of Harry Wu. Mr. Wu, whom the New York Times called “the éminence grise of Chinese dissidents,” died in an accident on Tuesday while traveling in Honduras.
This week a Senator stopped by the SEGL residence! After dinner on Thursday, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) spent more than an hour with our students, answering questions about his career, his values, and his commitment to bipartisanship.
Editor’s note: SEGL is a non-partisan institution and both seeks and celebrates political diversity in its student body.
After an early wakeup on Monday morning, last Wednesday’s delayed start of classes was definitely welcome.
The most effective educators help students wrestle with classic questions and current challenges. And they design learning activities, built around those questions and challenges, that allow students to build lifelong leadership skills.
The first full week of Spring 2016 is already complete!
Our Ethics and Leadership class began with an “Introduction to Ethical Decision Making” case study, which included several SEGL traditions and one of network news’ most experienced journalists.
Our Spring 2016 crop of students is here and already blossoming!
After perhaps the most efficient move-in in SEGL history, our new cohort trekked to the Academic building in Dupont Circle for, among other things, its first leadership challenge of the semester: decide as a group between three separate DC expeditions without any guidance from our faculty.