Abhiram Karuppur

Staff Writer

November 15, 2016

Three U. individuals associated with Trump’s transition team

Three University affiliates have been associated with President-elect Donald Trump’s White House transition team. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, an ex-officio trustee of the University, served as the head of the transition team until Nov. 11, when he was replaced by Vice President-elect Mike Pence. Christie will now … Read More

November 7, 2016

Twelve U. alumni seek election to the House

This year, 12 University alumni are seeking election to the U.S. House of Representatives. Six alumni are running as incumbents. Eight are running as Democrats and four are running as Republicans. The six incumbents include Reps. Ken Buck ’81, Leonard Lance GS ’82, Derek Kilmer ’96, Jared Polis ’96, … Read More

October 23, 2016

Students petition to allow Barry to teach Wilson School courses

Led by Ariana Mirzada ’18, a petition aiming to convince the University to allow Research Scholar Michael Barry ’70 to offer courses about Afghanistan and the near east through the Wilson School is being circulated among University students. The petition notes that Barry’s classes were extremely popular, and that … Read More

October 11, 2016

Michael Barry ’70, lifetime humanitarian rehired as WWS research scholar

Michael Barry ’70, former lecturer in the Near Eastern Studies Department, has been rehired by the University as a research scholar in the Liechtenstein Institute for Self-Determination at the Wilson School. In the May of 2016, after teaching at the University for 12 years, Barry’s contract as a … Read More

September 13, 2016

Class of 2020: Who they are and where they come from

1,312 students have joined the Class of 2020 out of a record-breaking 29,303 applicants, comprising 4.5 percent of the past year’s applicant pool. The Class of 2020 includes 40 students who had deferred admission from previous years and 227 recruited athletes. There are fewer international students in … Read More

July 28, 2016

Americans must reject fear and cynicism, says President Obama

PHILADELPHIA — The United States is a great, strong country that depends on Americans achieving together, President Barack Obama told the Democratic National Convention in his closing remarks on Wednesday night. Upon Obama’s entrance into the arena, many audience members rose from their seats. Minutes later, they chanted his … Read More

July 28, 2016

No other major party nominee as unprepared for dealing with national security as Trump, says Biden

Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, took the stage Wednesday night at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia to praise Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s record and attack the Republican nominee, Donald Trump. Biden started his speech by highlighting President Barack Obama’s accomplishments over his eight-year term … Read More

July 11, 2016

Pedro-Pablo Kuczynski GS ’61 elected President of Peru

Pedro-Pablo Kuczynski GS ’61 will succeed current Peruvian President Ollanta Humala on July 28. Kuczynski was officially confirmed as the president-elect of Peru in a ceremony on June 5 at the Municipal Theater of Lima, Peru, Kuczynski ran on the Peruvians for Change party, and won the presidential election over his … Read More