Students if you are interested in a summer elective to fulfill your INSS interdisciplinary electives, please sign up for this course.
Don’t miss our Annual National Security Colloquium on June 19-20 in Blumberg Auditorium from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Leading intelligence and security experts from across the country and abroad will present their research. Free admission! All are welcome!
Are you interested in becoming part of our Students in Intelligence and National Security Student (SINS) Organization? SINS is hosting officer nominations for this upcoming academic year.
Just a friendly reminder. The deadline for the annual IAFIE essay competition is fast approaching—May 31. Please consider making a submission based on your INSS coursework. We have some excellent prizes! An award winning essay would be a valuable line on your resume.
Dr. Coulthart is providing instruction this week to the inaugural class of the 2018 Texas Intelligence Academy in Washington D.C. The academy brings together top undergraduate students from across the University of Texas System interested in Intelligence Community careers.
The Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group at Wells Fargo/Financial Crimes Risk Management is seeking an Intelligence Analyst to join their team. This position will be based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Applicants can apply here: https://www.wellsfargo.com/about/careers/.
Victoria Breshears, INSS graduate student, spent the Spring 2018 semester in Tajikistan studying Farsi and Tajik with support from a Fulbright award and IC CAE funding.
Dr. Coulthart is assisting with the first annual Texas Intelligence Academy (TIA) sponsored by UT Austin’s Intelligence Studies Project and the Texas National Security Network. Tonight the TIA hosted a special conversation with former CIA Director John Brennan.
Congratulations to Victoria Breshears and Susana Moreno, INSS graduate students, for receiving ASIS-El Paso Scholarships valued at $2,000!
INSS students are participating in OSINT Pathfinder training provided by Reuser’s Information Services this week, May 15-17.
Dr. Coulthart has been awarded $41,000 by the Texas National Security Network Excellence Fund to pursue his research project, “Big Data on the Border: A Case Study of Artificial Intelligence in U.S.-Mexico Border Security.” The project will examine the opportunities and limitations of artificial intelligence in 21st century border security and draw upon extensive field research as well as interviews with public and private sector stakeholders.
The Institute for Leadership and Strategic Studies, the College of Arts and Letter, and the UNG Press are pleased to announce a symposium on Leadership in a Complex World: Private Military Security Companies' Influence on International Security and Foreign Policy. The symposium will contribute to the scholarly discussion of this increasingly complex and important issue. U.S or international scholars, graduate, and undergraduate students are invited to submit abstracts for papers or posters on topics related to the theme.
Congratulations to Tyler Herrera (Political Science/INSS) and Victor Hurtado (Art History/INSS) upon receiving “Top Ten Senior” awards on May 4!
A full house to hear representatives from the CBP, DEA, and FBI participate in the Women in Intelligence Seminar on April 26.
NSSI has updated our Internet Resources website with new links to Defense One, Lawfare, and War on the Rocks. Please visit us at https://www.utep.edu/…/student-reso…/internet-resources.html
Don't forget about our CISR seminar on Tuesday, April 24th with Mr. Joseph Caddell, Jr. regarding the Corona Over Cuba, 1962: The Missile Crisis and the Early Limitations of Satellite Imagery Intelligence. We will try and go live again!!!