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Spring 2019 Business Course Registration Requests

Thank you for your interest in taking a course in the McDonough School of Business. This spring, students will be able to go on to their myaccess accounts to register for McDonough courses during add/drop in January. The system will…

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Asian Studies Undergraduate Certificate Session

Are you interested in a curricular opportunity that will allow you to expand your intellectual horizons on the world’s most dynamic region? Join Asian Studies Director Dr. Michael Green and Undergraduate Certificate Faculty Advisor Dr. Diana Kim for an information…

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1 New Centennial Lab (CLab) with travel ADDED for Spring 2019

Application Deadlines Extended for All CLabs   Applications now open  CLabs are Centennial Labs are SFS classes built around an issue, idea, problem, or challenge in a real community. They are both cross-curricular and experiential at the core. Students work with…

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BSFS Accelerated Degree Options

If you are interested in learning more about the BSFS/Accelerated Degree options available to qualified undergraduates in the SFS, you should attend the below info session: Date: Monday, Oct., 15, 2018, 5-6:00pm Location: ICC 119 Representatives from the Graduate Programs…

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Chinese Oral Proficiency Exam

The Chinese oral proficiency test of this semester has been scheduled for 10/22 (Monday)- 11/9 (Friday). The online sign up site is https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409054baaae28a7fe3-f2018. Registration opens today till 11/7 (Wednesday). Please sign up as early as possible especially if you are a graduating seniors, as the slots…

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Journalism Classes

The SFS is working on opportunities to increase access to journalism courses.  If you would be interested in taking journalism courses, please e-mail Dean Pirrotti at alp27@georgetown.edu.  It would be especially helpful if you could list any specific courses you would…

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CULP Alumni Panel

All students are welcome to attend the annual CULP alumni panel, to be held on Tuesday, October 23, from 6:30-8 in McGhee Library (ICC-301).  Come chat with recent CULP alumni to learn about how to translate your undergraduate education into…

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Korean Proficiency Exam

Spring, 2018 October 17-19, 2018 BSFS/MSFS/MASIA/MSB/IBD Students Sign up at: http://signup.com/go/tYZoXOg Sign up by Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Inquiries: Prof. Min Koo Choi at mc1783@georgetown.edu   Instructions The Proficiency Exam is only for SFS/MSFS/MASIA students, students in the IBD program,…

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3 New SFS Centennial Labs (CLabs) with travel for Spring 2019

Applications now open! CLabs are Centennial Labs are SFS classes built around an issue, idea, problem, or challenge in a real community. They are both cross-curricular and experiential at the core. Students work with one or more professors across disciplines to learn…

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2018 Fall Japanese Language Proficiency Test

2018 Fall Japanese Language Proficiency Test for BSFS/MSFS/MASIA/MSB students is scheduled for October 16-18, 2018. sign up by Friday, October 12. DIRECTIONS 1. Sign up in an available slot by Friday, October 12 at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A054DA5A87- japanese. Make sure to specify…

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GET TO KNOW THE SFS LEADERSHIP

Would you like to chat with either Dean Joel Hellman or Dan Byman about career opportunities? Politics happening in Washington? What their college experience was like? Sign up for an appointment with Dean Hellman or Byman! Additionally, if you would…

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Circumnavigators Grant Proposal

Would you like the opportunity to travel around the world in 90 days in the summer 2019? Would you like to do that on someone else’s dime? Please consider applying for this grant! 2018-2019 Application Process One member of the SFS Class of 2020…

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Calling all new students interested in economics

The Carroll Round Steering Committee is searching for a new student to fill our Communications Chair position. The Carroll Round is the premier undergraduate international economics conference. The Steering Committee plans a four day economics conference in April in which…

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Italian Proficiency Exams

The Italian proficiency examination will be on November 16, 2018 at 1:00pm. Students can contact Mariam Boubou mb2304@georgetown.edu  to schedule the exam. The information can be found on our website https://italian.georgetown.edu/language_proficiency/sfs

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Mandatory Senior Degree Clearance

All seniors graduating May 2019 must complete a mandatory senior degree/review clearance meeting with their dean. Log on to MyAccess to review your transcript and confirm that is complete and accurate. Your transcript should include all pre-GU credit (AP, IB, 13th year…

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Sophomore Year: What Lies Ahead

Sophomore year is a time of decision making, in selecting your major and applying for study abroad. You also need to be conscious about your major while selecting courses, since for some majors there are specific courses that should be taken during…

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FOR SOPHOMORES ONLY: IPOL INFORMATION SESSIONS – FALL 2018

All student’s intent on declaring IPOL for a major MUST attend an information session prior to scheduling individual appointments with Dean Steinhelper (last name A-K) or Dean Billingslea (last name L-Z). More information about the IPOL major can be found here. IPOL information sessions are held in ICC 301. The major declaration…

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ALVAREZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 17

The Alvarez Memorial Scholarship fund was established through the generous support of members of the Alvarez family to honor the memory of their father, Mr. Pedro A. Alvarez. The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarship awards to students in the School of Foreign…

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Econ Tutoring Schedule Fall 2018

Do you find supply curves demanding? Consider attending the tutoring sessions for economics! Starting on September 9, every week, Sunday through Wednesday, two tutors will be there to assist you  from 8-10pm in the ICC 105 classroom. For a breakdown…

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Spanish Proficiency Examination Schedule

Monday, November 12: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Tuesday, November 13: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Thursday, November 15: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Friday, November 16: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Monday, November 19: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Tuesday,…

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Academic Success Webinar Series

All webinar meetings are at 1pm via Zoom: HTTPS://GEORGETOWN.ZOOM.US/J/386207160. 12 SEPT. WEDNESDAY – Getting Back on Track 25 SEPT. TUESDAY – Habit Building 11 OCT. THURSDAY – Managing the Online Classroom 24 OCT. WEDNESDAY – Online Test-Taking Strategies 7 NOV….

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Required Training for New Students

All new students (first-year and transfer students) must complete the online Academic Integrity tutorial by Friday, October 5.  This mandatory training will be available via Canvas and will introduce you to college-level research skills, the resources of Georgetown’s libraries, and Georgetown’s…

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Fall 2018 Business Course Registration Requests

Thank you for your interest in taking a course in the McDonough School of Business. This fall, students will be able to log on to their MyAccess accounts to register for McDonough courses during add/drop. The system will be open…

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Important Fall 2018 Add/Drop and Waitlist Information

MyAccess reopens Tuesday, August 21st – Friday, September 7th to continue to make any schedule changes. Please email or schedule an appointment with your dean if you have any questions or concerns.   The waitlist will resume next week.         WAITLIST DAYS – August 21…

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New and Noteworthy Courses for the Fall

Intro to Catalan – 13181 – SPAN 007 – 01 This is a communicatively oriented course designed with two goals in mind: 1) to help the student understand Catalonia and Catalan culture and their role in Spain and Europe; 2)…

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A Guide to Investment Banking by SFS Board Member Scott Schlossel

Would you like a guide to investment banking? Check out SFS board member Scott Schlossel’s comprehensive PDF regarding career paths, interviewing, etc for any students interested in working on Wall Street. Mr. Schlossel is more than happy to talk with students interested in…

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Summer Resources from the Career Center

Have questions about internships or future career opportunities? Schedule an in-person meeting or phone/Skype conversation with Sara Cone! Sara Cone is the Assistant Director for Undergraduate Professional Development in the School of Foreign Service.  In this new role, she collaborates…

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Would you like to post in the Globe?

Is your organization hosting a speaker on campus? Do you know about a cool event happening in DC? Then consider posting your event in the Globe! Send all requests to sar283@georgetown.edu before Fridays at 12pm (though earlier is preferable). Every…

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Stay up to Date on Global News with the Caravel Compass

The Compass is a weekly newsletter for students interested in international affairs. The Caravel Compass synthesizes news from around the globe, providing a digest of major news from our regional experts. The newsletter provides you a quick snapshot of what…

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BSFS Dean’s Undergraduate Fund

Interested in receiving funding for an academic project?  Consider applying to the BSFS Dean’s Undergraduate Fund. Applications are due every Sunday at 11:59 PM and will be reviewed that Monday. Please note that our application has changed. Applications submitted using the old…

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Georgetown University Bias Reporting Policy & Instructions

Georgetown University has a rich tradition of embracing people from a wide spectrum of faiths, ethnicities, cultures and backgrounds. The University considers acts of hate and bias unacceptable and antithetical to its commitment to an inclusive and respectful community. Through…

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A Culture & Politics Guide to Writing – a CULP-student-made guide!

CULP is pleased to share with you “A Culture & Politics Guide to Writing” (pdf found here) – a helpful, entirely CULP-student-made guide to the sometimes fulfilling but often frustrating process of writing papers: from the not-so-simple issue of “where to start”…

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Sexual Misconduct: Resources for Undergraduate Students

The SFS Dean’s Office is committed to supporting survivors of sexual misconduct, including relationship violence, sexual harassment and sexual assault.  However, university policy also requires deans to report any disclosures about sexual misconduct to the Title IX Coordinator, whose role is…