A scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey, Ben Premack, J.D./M.I.A., chose Penn State Law because he could get a Master's Degree in International Affairs along with a law degree. He plans to pursue International Resource and Energy Law and researches and writes on these topics for the Penn State Global Forum.
Students attending Penn State can take advantage of the unique curricular and faculty integration of the Law School and the School of International Affairs. This connection is built on the professional orientation of both schools, their mutual emphasis on the practical application of knowledge for solving complex social problems, and the academic depth of both faculties with respect to international and comparative law, policy and economic development. The schools are collocated in the Lewis Katz Building and classrooms are equipped with advanced audiovisual telecommunications capacity that enables the exchange of educational programs throughout the world.
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