Susan Eisenhower accepts Elie Wiesel Award at U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
On April 28, 2013, Susan Eisenhower accepted the Elie Wiesel Award – the Museum’s highest honor – on behalf of General Dwight D. Eisenhower and all World War II veterans. The U.S. Holocaust Museum commemorated its 20th anniversary with a National Tribute Dinner honoring World War II veterans and survivors of the Holocaust.
Former Senator Feingold to speak April 18
Find out what it was like to be a leading Democratic Senator during the presidencies of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush and hear Feingold’s forward-looking strategies for citizen engagement and congressional reform so Americans are not caught off guard by another terrorist attack.
EI fellow authors USA Today piece on feminism, familism, and work-life balance
Jennifer Donahue is the Eisenhower Institute Cardin Fellow of Public Policy
Gettysburg College’s Eisenhower Institute (EI) Cardin Fellow of Public Policy Jennifer Donahue authored a March 25 USA Today opinion piece on the challenges working mothers and women in leadership face.
Isaiah Award presented at Eisenhower Institute
On March 4, Susan Eisenhower accepted the 1968 Isaiah “Swords into Ploughshares” Award on behalf of President Dwight Eisenhower for his contributions towards peace and nuclear nonproliferation.
EI to host panel on transgender inclusion in the military
On March 20, 2013, the Eisenhower Institute will host a panel discussion on "Transgender Inclusion in the Military" at Gettysburg College. Panelists will include transgender veterans, their advocates, and representatives of the Canadian and U.S. armed forces.
EI cosponsors 'Sagdeev at 80' space symposium at UMD
From February 7-8, 2013, EI cosponsored a symposium hosted by the UMD's Department of Physics celebrating the accomplishments of renowned space physicist Roald Sagdeev and exploring current issues and space projects. The symposium, “Sagdeev at 80: Plasma, Space, and International Security,” featured over a dozen prominent physicists, cosmologists, and global security experts.
EI Announces Jennings Randolph Fellows for 2013
The APWA International Affairs Committee and Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College are pleased to announce the Jennings Randolph Fellows for 2013. This year the Eisenhower Institute awarded three fellowships: Sujit Ekka, P.E., of Durham, North Carolina, Elia Twigg, P.E., of Palm Bay, Florida, and Ray Funnye of Georgetown, South Carolina.
Ambassador John Limbert to discuss Iranian-American relationship
Ambassador John Limbert, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iran, will present a lecture about the Iranian-American relationship Feb. 6 at Gettysburg College.
Path of a PoliSci major
From the college search to an internship with “The Chris Matthews Show,” Gettysburg College senior Anthony Palmer cherishes his academic journey in political science. During his junior year, he participated in the Strategy and Leadership in Transformational Times program led by Susan Eisenhower, founding director and first president of the Eisenhower Institute (EI) at Gettysburg College. He credits Eisenhower for teaching him how to think strategically, analyze complex issues, and develop reflective leadership.
Gettysburg students attend foreign policy conference at West Point
Earlier last month, four Gettysburg College students attended a four-day conference on foreign policy at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The students, Anthony Palmer ’13, Sarah Fodero ’13, Bryan Barth ’13, and Michael Arnone ’15, were selected by Susan Eisenhower, Chairman of Leadership & Public Policy Programs at The Eisenhower Institute.