We are living in a time when the limits of American power are being severely tested. Our adversaries are watching closely. They see us withdrawing from our longstanding leadership role. Eager to fill the vacuum, they are looking for ways to gain leverage, to challenge our strengths and exploit our weaknesses.
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Juneteenth is a holiday that commemorates when the last enslaved Black Americans were finally freed. Though the Emancipation Proclamation was made effective in 1863, it could not be implemented in places still under Confederate control. As a result, in the westernmost Confederate state of Texas, enslaved people would not be free until much later. Freedom… Read more »
Discouraging news surrounds us. It’s hard to hide from. It’s in the newspapers, on television and radio, and on the internet. Our nation is divided, and our politics are polarized. We are torn apart by disagreements over immigration and by racial divisions. A pandemic has killed over 100,000 Americans and hobbled the economy. Health care… Read more »
Shruti Rana, a legal scholar, professor, and outspoken advocate for women’s rights, immigrant rights, and international human rights law, is the new assistant dean for curricular and undergraduate affairs at the Hamilton Lugar School. Popular among students for her passion for teaching and entrepreneurial spirit in creating new opportunities for students, Rana is the director… Read more »
The United States Department of Defense has awarded $1.26 million to the Indiana University Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies to further strengthen its Language Training Center program. Established in 2019, the center provides year-round language and culture instruction to members of the U.S. Special Operations Command and Indiana National Guard. The grant expansion… Read more »
Hamilton Lugar School Spotlights
Dr. Betty Dlamini
How did a Swazi girl gain her own independence and wind up in Indiana? Find out in this great blog and video segment with Dr. Betty Dlamini, senior lecturer in Hamilton Lugar's African Studies Program.Learn more about Dr. Dlamini
Read Tyler's winning editorial
First place of the inaugural America's Role in the World® Student Editorial Contest went to Hamilton Lugar student Tyler Combs for his piece "For America to Save the Liberal World Order, We Must Admit that We Broke It."Read Tyler's editorial
HLS celebrates IU Day
IU Day is the world’s biggest IU celebration
On April 10, the Hamilton Lugar School community came together to celebrate IU Day! As the university's official day of giving, we wanted to put our focus on thanking the people who make so many things possible for our students, faculty, and staff. See how we made it happen.Learn about IU Day at HLS