The Institute for the Study of Diplomacy announces foreign policy journalist Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic as 2016 recipient of the Edward Weintal Prize for Diplomatic Reporting
James Reardon-Anderson, founding dean of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar, returns for a two-year term as dean starting next month.
This year’s rain-soaked commencement had a dash of royal glamour with King Abdullah and Queen Rania of Jordan in attendance – but ultimately turned into a noisy, but constructive, forum to talk about immigration, about the experience of undocumented students, about civil dialogue and debate and about the tensions between personal convictions and compromises that are inherent in public service.
Georgetown faculty and graduate students are teaching next week on campus for the Warrior Scholar Project, designed to help prepare enlisted military veterans for the transition to four-year colleges.
Georgetown University graduated more than 6,200 students in 10 ceremonies this year, during commencement weekend, May 19-22.
The Hoya discussed Secretary Jeh Johnson’s visit to Georgetown University in advance of his Commencement address on Saturday. Secretary Johnson met with SFS student leaders and undocumented students during his visit.
The Editorial Board of the Hoya advocated that Georgetown University maintain Secretary Jeh Johnson’s invitation to speak at the BSFS Graduation Ceremonies on Saturday, May 21, 2016.
The Georgetown Voice reported on Secretary Jeh Johnson’s visit to Georgetown this week to meet with student leaders about his Commencement address on Saturday. Secretary Johnson also met with undocumented Hoyas as a part of his visit.
Georgetown’s 2016 Commencement Weekend began today with nearly 1,800 students and their families gathering in McDonough Arena for Senior Convocation.
Professor James B. Reardon-Anderson received the Patrick Healy Award on April 16th at the 2016 John Carroll Awards Banquet in Rome, Italy. The Patrick Healy Award is the highest honor bestowed by the alumni association upon distinguished individuals who are not alumni.
Jeh Johnson, United States Secretary of Homeland Security; explorer, storyteller and water conservation advocate Alexandra Cousteau; and USAID Administrator Gayle Smith are among those scheduled to speak at the university’s 2016 Commencement May 19-22.
As a second semester CULP student with the freedom to take as many electives as I would like, my course load was solely picked on how “cool” they sounded. One of those classes was Media, Arts, and Culture: Fueling War or Creating Peace?
Georgetown University today announced that the U.S. Department of State has designated the university as its first Diplomacy Lab partner in the national capital region.
FBI Director James Comey discussed cooperation between the private sector and the FBI in combating cyber attacks at Georgetown’s sixth annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement, organized by the Master of Science in Foreign Service CyberProject.
Experts in the field gathered at Georgetown’s “Global Mental Health Symposium: Transdisciplinary Perspectives” to discuss the role of mental health care in development and policy situations.
The Carroll Round, the only undergraduate international economics conference of its kind, will celebrate its 15th anniversary April 21-24, gathering top economics students and experts for presentations, speaker events, panels, and mentoring.
Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan, David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), and Melanne Verveer, Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, presented a screening of the film “Salam Neighbor,” a documentary offering an up-close look at individuals in a Syrian refugee camp.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, professor of diplomacy at SFS, delivered the keynote address for the Berkley Center’s tenth anniversary symposium to discuss the future of religion in diplomacy and foreign policy.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz accepted the Jit Trainor Award for Distinction in the Conduct of Diplomacy, afterwards delivering a lecture focusing on the Department of Energy’s role in security through energy diplomacy.
Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme, told a Georgetown audience that hunger is a key cause of global instability.
Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, discussed the “stubborn trust” and “relentless optimism” that paved the path toward the December 2015 Paris Agreement at a recent ceremony granting her an honorary degree.
Dean Joel Hellman discusses his plans for the future of SFS as he reaches the end of his first year on campus and as we head toward the centennial celebration with The Hoya.
The Institute of Politics and Public Service partnered with several other campus organizations to host the Chiefs of Staff to former First Lady Hillary Clinton, former First Lady Laura Bush, and First Lady Michelle Obama to discuss the challenges of a role with no job description, salary, appointment, or election.
The SFS Dean’s Office announced Tuesday that SFS students, starting with the class of 2017, will now be able to pursue language minors through the College language departments. “We want SFS students to communicate with others, no matter where they are or what they’re doing,” said SFS Dean Hellman.
The Chiefs of Staff for the past three First Ladies, including Georgetown’s Institute of Women, Peace, and Security Director Melanne Verveer, visited Georgetown to discuss the challenges of a role with no job description, no salary, no election and no appointment. The Washington Post covered the event.
The Air Force Assistant Deputy Undersecretary for International Affairs, Maj. Gen. Lawrence M. Martin Jr., visited the Mortara Center to discuss the importance of global partnerships in international security with the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy and the Center for Security Studies.
School of Foreign Service students will be allowed to pursue language minors this fall, the first minors the undergraduate program has ever permitted. Pursuing a language minor allows SFS students to go beyond proficiency, learning the finer points of a foreign language and the wealth of knowledge that brings.
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel discussed cyber warfare as the greatest modern security threat with Professor Dan Byman in the most recent installment of the Global Future of Security conversation, convened by the Georgetown Global Futures Initiative.
The Hoya remembers Nathan Kittredge “Kitt” Rom, SFS’19 and a Science, Technology, and International Affairs major, for a life filled with passion. Rom died after skiing into a tree while wearing a helmet on March 9 during a family vacation in Colorado. He was 19.
The Center for Jewish Civilization recently hosted its Keith Stoltz Biennial Conference on Jewish Civilization: “Understanding Contemporary European Anti-Semitism,” to officially launch the new Center. The all-day event featured regional experts, renowned professors, and speakers from the State Department.