An unusual Thanksgiving

In this era of all days being the same, Thanksgiving has snuck up on me this year. In a normal fall full of Admissions travel, I know Thanksgiving is just about here when I start feeling like I can’t stand the thought of dealing with another airport, at which point we promptly head to the airport to visit my wife’s family for the holiday. Things are different this year, a sentiment from which I’ve gotten a lot of mileage lately.

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Fletcher introduces new Master in Global Affairs degree

Fletcher is excited to introduce the new Master in Global Affairs (MGA) degree program. The MGA will embody the interdisciplinary and flexible curriculum for which Fletcher has long been known, while providing a focus on subject area specialization and skill building in a particular field. For those prospective students interested in the Fletcher experience who aren’t able to dedicate two years to a full-time student experience, the MGA may be for you.

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New student bloggers: Introducing Kanako

Hello! This is Kanako Kimura, a 2nd year MALD 2021 from Japan. My concentration is Political Systems and Theories (or International Security) as well as Business Relations. I am excited to share with you my time at Fletcher over this year! In this post, I would like to write about 1) how I become interested in international relations, 2) why I chose to study at Fletcher, and 3) my path prior to Fletcher.

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New student bloggers: Princess dives into the virtual semester

Introducing new student bloggers is one of the high points of the annual blog calendar. All new students have a unique story about their path to Fletcher and the early days of their student experience, and that’s particularly true of this year’s new students who begin their time in the Fletcher community in a virtual environment. Today we’ll get to know first-year MALD student Princess, off to a fast start at Fletcher!

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Meet the 2020-2021 Graduate Assistants

I love getting to introduce our crew of Admissions Graduate Assistants (GAs) each year. GAs provide crucial support in many functional areas of our office, and are oftentimes the first point of contact for prospective and current students. Most importantly, it’s a great opportunity for all of us to get to know these students well, too, even in a remote work environment!

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Fletcher announces hybrid format for Spring 2021 semester

Many of you, and most of us, too, have been eagerly awaiting news of Fletcher’s plans for the spring semester. For those who haven’t yet gotten the news elsewhere, Dean Kyte has recently announced that Fletcher will operate in a hybrid format for the spring. This is exciting news, and it feels like a prominent step in the direction in which we’ve all been wanting to move for quite a while.

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