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Post-September 11 World Is Focus of SIPA's 2nd Annual Global Leadership Awards

The post-September 11 world is the focus of the School of International and Public Affairs' (SIPA) second annual Global Leadership Awards Ceremony. Honorees include: Columbia President George Rupp, John Grammer, SIPA '63, Martin Varsavsky, SIPA '84, the Nature Conservancy, and the student-organizers of "SIPA Responds," a group formed to coordinate responses to the tragedy of September 11.

George Rupp
 
George Rupp

Universities Must Reconsider How Scholars Engage with World, Says Rupp
The post-Sept. 11 era requires all universities to reconsider the ways our graduates and scholars will engage with the world, says Columbia President George Rupp. We cannot afford complacency or provincialism or even worse nostalgia.

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John Grammer
 
John Grammer

SIPA's Reach Extends Internationally, Says Grammer
SIPA is extending its reach further into the international sphere, says John Grammer, SIPA '63, president of Grammer and Co.

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Martin Varsavsky
 
Martin Varsavsky

Argentina's Ambassador-at-Large Looks Hopefully to the Country's Future
Despite the Argentinian bankruptcy, which is probably the equivalent of three Enrons, there is hope for the country, says Martin Varsavsky, SIPA '84, ambassador-at-large for Argentina. But this hope lies with its younger generation.

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Oliver Smith
 
Oliver Smith

'SIPA Responds' Demonstrates Universities Can Actively Respond to Tragedy
Universities can respond to tragic events with more than polemics or intellectual scoffing, says SIPA student Oliver Smith, a member of SIPA Responds. The group is an effort by students and friends of SIPA to coordinate responses to the tragedy of September 11 both on campus and off campus.

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Steven McCormick
 
Steven McCormick

In Today's Society the Better Chacter of Human Nature Prevails, Says McCormick
At a time when the dark side of humanity is so starkly revealed, in the end we've seen tonight that the better character of human nature prevails, says Steven McCormick, president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy.

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Shot: May 08, 2002
Published: May 23, 2002
Last modified:Sep 18, 2002