Student Spotlight: Jordhynn Guy

By Jordhynn Guy, a student of MA program in Peace and Conflict Management, 2017-2018 Cohort. Hm… wonderful. Well, I’m Jordhynn. I was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and until my last year of university I lived on the same street my whole life… in three different houses. I was a huge tom boy growing up (for you…

Statistics, Big Data, and the Future

By Chen Chang, a student of MA program in Statistics, 2017-2018 Cohort.   What is the most promising job in the coming future? Many will say data science. In recent years, big data and artificial intelligence (AI) have already changed our life in a overwhelming way. Online shopping, shared economy, machine learning…… All these high technologies have…

Student Spotlight: Alex Gorman-Chamness

By Alex Gorman-Chamness, a student of MA program in Peace and Conflict Management, 2017-2018 Cohort. My name is Alex I’m 27 and from the U.S. I received a Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies, a minor in Middle-Eastern Studies from CSU, Chico and a certification of language proficiency from San Jose State University. My undergraduate degree really exploded…

Faculty Feature: Professor Stefan Ihrig

Originally posted on Holocaust Studies in Haifa:
Professor Stefan Ihrig received his BA degree in Law and Politics at the Queen Mary University in London, his MA degree in History, Turcology and Political Science at the Free University of Berlin and his PhD in History at the University of Cambridge. Professor Ihrig spent four years…

Student Spotlight: Jennifer Oliver

By Jennifer Oliver, a student of MA program in Jewish Studies, 2017-2018 Cohort. As a librarian and middle school English literature teacher in America, I was surrounded by books about people who had traveled this world and experienced astounding adventures. In my mind, I journeyed with these bold characters page after page; but in reality, I remained in…