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Emmy Nomination for Opioid Abuse Public Service Announcement
Associate Professor of Communication and International Studies, Matt Sienkiewicz, adds another Emmy nod to his list of professional accomplishments. His 2016 public service announcement "Said No Drug Dealer Ever," which he co-produced for the Massachusetts' Middlesex District Attorney's Office, was nominated for the award by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Boston/New England chapter. BC News

Elizabeth Magill ’17 has been named the 2017 recipient of the Matteo Ricci, S.J., International Studies Honors Thesis Prize for her Scholar of the College project entitled, “The Myth of Integration: Diffusion of Health Systems Strengthening Norm in Global Health.” Elizabeth was advised by Professor Sarah Babb (Sociology).

Five International Studies majors have been named Fulbright scholars, accounting for nearly half of the 12 current and former BC students receiving awards this year. Winners from International Studies (and their country destination) include Alexis Fessatidis (Cyprus), Maria Ireland (Italy), Mabel Lee (Taiwan), Liam Maguire (Belgium), Caz Novak (Germany). Read about these and other BC winners. BC Chronicle, May 25, 2017



The International Studies Program sponsors many events during the academic year, including talks and panel discussions.  

We provide registration information sessions for our majors and minors each semester.

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