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Abrupt Departure: A View from Spring 2020

My final semester at Towson left me without much of the closure that I wanted to gain during my final year of undergraduate studies. When we received the email on Tuesday, March 10th that classes were cancelled through spring break, I went back to my on-campus...

The Fallacy of Winners and Losers in a Globalized Society: A Perspective on The United States and China’s Phase-One Economic and Trade Agreement

The Fallacy of Winners and Losers in a Globalized Society: A Perspective on The United States and China’s Phase-One Economic and Trade Agreement

The United States and China are, respectively, the two largest economies in the world. Accounting for roughly 15.2% of global gross domestic product (GDP), the United States boasts a GDP of $19.39 trillion as of 2018, with China at $14.3 trillion GDP.[1] However,...

Chinese National Sword vs. The World: The Green Silver Lining in Our Global Recycling Crisis

Chinese National Sword vs. The World: The Green Silver Lining in Our Global Recycling Crisis

  China, wielding its new “Green Sword,” cut ties with its former reputation as the world’s dumping ground in 2018. Green Sword refers to the “National Sword” policy, which was enacted in response to the developed world’s transgressions related to China’s trash...

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TJIA Roundtables: Explorations in IR

TJIA Roundtables: Explorations in IR

Speaker Series

Flyer for Dr. Belgrad's Speaker Series, presenting Dr. Lea Ramsdell from 6:00pm-8:00pm on March 9th, 2020, in the College of Liberal Arts, Room 4310.

The Dr. Belgrad 50th Anniversary Issue

The Dr. Belgrad 50th Anniversary Issue

Reflections

Reflections

Leymah Gbowee