Category Archives: Student Delegate Blogs

Signing Up for Model UN Was One of the Best Decisions I Made in College

Signing up for the Model United Nations class (POL303C United Nations Workshop) and attending the 2016 National Model UN conference in New York was one of the best decisions I have made at Pace University. Model UN is about so … Continue reading

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I Was Inspired by Learning that Small Countries Can Make a Big Difference

When we all were little, we were asked “What do you want to be when you grow up?” At the age of 7, I wanted to be a teacher and a ‘mommy.’ Now, as a sophomore Model United Nations student … Continue reading

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Model UN Teaches Skills Vital to My Career Path

I am a Political Science major and Peace and Justice Studies minor and this semester I discovered that Model United Nations addresses the very issues that I aim to engage with in my vocational path. The knowledge I gained about … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Power and Privilege in Model UN

Attending the 2016 Geneva International Model United Nations (GIMUN) conference was definitely a unique experience. Though it did not come without its challenges, being a part of a simulation that was so immersive, geographically as well as culturally, definitely made … Continue reading

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Discovering What It Is Like to Be the Foreigner

Being afforded the opportunity to attend the 2016 Geneva International Model United Nations (GIMUN) conference in Switzerland was for me an invaluable chance to be part of something truly global. I had never traveled outside of the United States before … Continue reading

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A Model UN student’s reflection on the 2016 presidential election

In the following blog post, Matt Mainzer ’17, who recently returned from the 2016 Geneva International Model United Nations (GIMUN) conference in Switzerland, reflects on what he learned about the US Presidential Elections while in Europe: (Re-posted from Pace University’s … Continue reading

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Delegate Reflection: “I was able to make enemies my best friends”

I am a transfer student and participated in a model United Nations conference with my previous institution. However, taking model UN at Pace University New York City this semester was much more intense and productive for me. I found Pace`s … Continue reading

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