ic centers for academic excellence

IC Center for Academic Excellence

National Security Studies Program

MSC 06 3840
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Mesa Vista Hall 3019

Phone: (505) 277-3223
Fax: (505) 277-2182

Fall 2015


Fall 2015 NSSP Events


August 17.  Classes at UNM begin

August 18.  First session of POLS 300.006 and LAIS 309 – Intro to National Security course with instructor Alina Bloom.

August 31.  Call for research proposals.

September 15-17.  DIA Program Manager Visit – Patrick Dowden

September 16.  Meeting of NSSP Faculty Advisory Committee.  Initial discussion of Spring NSSP Symposium to be held April 4-5, 2016.

September 16.  Student meeting on Internships.  Patrick Dowden, DIA and NSA representative Becky Kirkman with a team

October 16.  AFCR Dinner Meeting.  Ambassador Thomas Pickering speaking on Putin and Russia (6 students attending).

October 26-30.  Five Eyes Conference in Ottawa – student presentations by Torin Hovander, Makenna Johnson, and Peter Garcia.

October 27-29.  CIA visits with Patti Bolten, Barbara Stevens and Jennifer L.  Events at School of Law, Anderson School of Management, Career Services, and School of Engineering.

November 20. AFCR Dinner Meeting.  Ambassador Ryan Crocker speaking on Middle East Meltdown. ( three students attending).

November 23. Student Meeting.  Dr. James Tegnelia (former Director of DOD DTRA and Research Professor of Nuclear Engineering) speaking on Putin and Russian Intentions.