Top 10 Tips for Presenting at Your First Conference

By Gabrielle Bishop Ah, the summer – a time for relaxation, working away at the internship/co-op post and deep reflection on the past academic year. With only two weeks left before heading back to the grind, here are some tips to help you ace your first conference presentation (because obviously your summer has been filled…

OGS/SSHRC Info Session: Recap

by Cassidy McGraw Thank you to everyone who came out to the 2014-2015 OGS/SSHRC Scholarship Info Session! The NSA would also like to thank Professors Inger Weibust and Stephen Saideman; Ph.D. candidates Nicole Tishler and Joseph Landry; MA/JD candidate Aleksandra Baic; and MA candidate Michael Murphy for leading this info session. Here is a breakdown…

Superheroes & Supervillains Party!

It’s a bird! No, it’s a plane! No….it’s NPSIA! This Saturday February 01, 2014, come out to Pier 21 and enjoy a night of dressing up as your childhood (or current) superhero/supervillain fantasy! Cover is until 11:45. If you are interested in buying a ticket for $5 please contact Samar Abid, Christopher Millar, Jessica Naz,…

Barton Travel Award New York Recap

by Arthur David It is not everyday that we are able to see what lies ahead of us, to help guide us and reinforce our desires and aspirations. For a few short days in October, six other fellow graduate students (Alexis Nigro, Anne Durning, Brad Greyeyes-Brant, Danielle Mcdonald, Meagan Bell, Nihit Narang) and myself were…

Candy-Cane Grams – A Poem

By Brett MacFarlane Twas the month before papers, And the start of tests. Everyone was studying, And getting really stressed. Spirits were low, Confidence began to disappear. But don’t worry, candy canes will soon be here! For the next couple of weeks, come out and help raise money for the Soiree Committee by purchasing candy-cane…

Student Life: Paterson Review Princeton Trip

by Iván Narváez Every year the editorial board of the Paterson Review of International Affairs (NPSIA’s student-run academic journal publishing the work of graduate students) makes a trip down to the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University to help in editing their Journal of Public and International Affairs, as well…