The term political refugee has long been part of the
international vocabulary. Not so widely recognized,
however, is the phrase internally displaced person.
Francis M. Deng is on a mission to change that
Deng, a research professor at the Paul
H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, is the
inaugural director of SAIS's new Center for Displacement
Studies, the first academic institute dedicated to
addressing issues related to internal displacement.
CUE issues interim report on undergrad
Nearly one year to the day since its formation, the
university's Commission on Undergraduate Education has
issued its anticipated interim report, a draft document
that will ultimately serve as the blueprint for the future
of undergraduate education at Johns Hopkins.
The roughly 40-page report, released
today, contains the committee's general findings and
specific recommendations that, once implemented, are
intended to significantly improve the quality of the
undergraduate experience over the next decade, while
preserving the university's core research values.
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