GSPIA professor Dennis Gormley recently spoke with reporter Jefferson Morley of the Arms Control Association about U.S. policy and the implications surrounding the exporting of drone technology. Read more.
The European Union Center at the University of Illinois recently presented GSPIA’s Dr. Carolyn Ban with the Larry Neal Prize for Excellence in EU Scholarship for her book, Management and Culture in an Enlarged European Commission: From Diversity to Unity? The book examines how the Commission coped with the challenge of hiring and integrating thousands of newcomers from Central and Eastern European countries and how the newcomers overcame (for the most part) the perception of them as outsiders. Read more.
by: Julianne Norman
The Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership honored William E. Strickland with its Exemplary Leader Award at the University Club on March 21. "Each year we honor a leader in the public sphere who exemplifies the core values of the Johnson Institute-integrity, accountability, vision, and effectiveness in public service," said Kevin Kearns, Professor and Director of the Johnson Institute. A selection committee composed of leaders from the nonprofit community and university faculty delineates the criteria for the award each year, and identifies potential recipients. Previous award winners include an admiral from the U.S. Coast Guard, an FBI agent who was a Time Magazine Person of the Year, and University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Mark Nordenberg. Read more.