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TFAS Welcomes Summer Students & Program Advisors

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(r.-l.) Calleine Harms (E 08) and Chris Maneval (E 09) are the Program Advisors for ICPES.
(r.-l.) Calleine Harms (E 08) and Chris Maneval (E 09) are the Program Advisors for ICPES.

The beginning of summer has arrived at TFAS and a record number of students are coming to Washington to attend the five summer institutes.

On May 22, 40 Legal Studies Institute (LSI) students arrived on Capitol Hill. The students have already begun classes, summer associate positions and have started to attend guest lectures and panels. The 400 students attending one of the Georgetown Institutes move on to campus June 6 to kick off their summer of classes, internships and special events hosted by TFAS. Take a look at some stats about the class of 2010 below.
Number of Enrolled Students
ICPES: 143
IPJ: 96
IBGA: 77
IPVS: 83
LSI: 40

(r.-l.) Libby Bierman (B 08) is the PA for IBGA, Jayne Miller (J 07) is the PA for IPJ and Laura Diepenbrock (P 09)is the PA for IPVS.
(r.-l.) Libby Bierman (B 08) is the PA for IBGA, Jayne Miller (J 07) is the PA for IPJ and Laura Diepenbrock (P 09)is the PA for IPVS.

International Students: 55
Countriess Represented: 34

Universities Represented: 243
Top Schools:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of Southern California
Pennsylvania State University

Law Schools Represented: 29
Top Schools:
University of Tulsa College of Law
Widener University School of Law
Florida Coastal School of Law

Highlighted Special Events
TFAS is hosting over 75 special events this summer including site briefings, guest lectures, small group gatherings and social events. Below is a small sample of the exclusive events open to TFAS students:

June 8
ICPES Lev Dobriansky Memorial Lecture on Political Economy delivered by Professor George Viksnins
June 15
LSI Supreme Court Briefing with Justice Antonin Scalia
June 22
Capitol Hill Briefing on the Floor of the House of Representatives hosted by Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE)
June 22
20th Anniversary Congressional Scholarship Awards Dinner with Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN)

2010 Program Advisors
The summer Program Advisors (PA) arrived in Washington to begin preparations for the 2010 Georgetown Institutes in late May. Each summer, an alumnus from each Georgetown Institute returns to work as PA. The PAs serve as liaisons between TFAS staff and students attending the programs, and it is their hard work that makes every students’ experience memorable.

Libby Bierman, Program Advisor, Institute on Business and Government Affairs
Institute and Year: IBGA 2008
Internship with TFAS: BNSF Railway
School: University of Notre Dame, Class of 2010
Major: Marketing and Public Service
Hometown: Carmi, IL

Laura Diepenbrock, Program Advisor, Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service
Institute and Year: IPVS 2009
Internship: YMCA of Metropolitan Washington
School: Berry College, Class of 2010
Major: Communications – Public Relations
Hometown: Wilmington, NC

Calleine Harms, Program Advisor, Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems, Public Policy Track
Institute and Year: ICPES 2008
Internship with TFAS: Congresswoman Nancy Boyda (D-KS)
School: William Jewell College, Class of 2010
Major: Political Science/Applied Critical Thought & Inquiry; History minor
Hometown: Higginsville, MO

Chris Maneval, Program Advisor, Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems, International Affairs Track
Program and Year: ICPES 2009
Internship: FreedomWorks
School: West Virginia University, Class of 2011
Major: Political Science
Hometown: Marlton, New Jersey

Jayne Miller, Program Advisor, Institute on Political Journalism
Institute and Year: IPJ 2007
Internship with TFAS: The McLaughlin Group
School: Lafayette College, Class of 2010
Major: Policy Studies, English
Hometown: Bethel, Pennsylvania

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