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IPED Students Honored with Scholarships and Internships


The plaudits keep rolling in for Fordham’s International Political Economy and Development (IPED) program.

The latest news, courtesy of IPED Director Henry Schwalbenberg, is that Xiaoyi Fan, IPED Class of 2010, has been awarded a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) scholarship from the New York Society of Security Analysts and the CFA Institute. Fan, who specialized in international banking and finance, joined four winners from Baruch College and Princeton, Columbia and Pace Universities.

Meanwhile, Jedidiah Fix, IPED Class of 2011, has been offered a summer internship abroad with the United States Department of State. Pending security clearance, Fix will intern in the economics section of the United States Embassy in Manila, The Phillipines.

A native of Spokane, Washington, he majored in economics as an undergraduate at MacCalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. He came to Fordham this past fall after working for the United States Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal, West Africa. He is also the recipient of a Peace Corps Fellowship, for which he is assisting the Fordham Road Business Improvement District.

—Patrick Verel


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