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Q&A: Dean Williamson Talks Research, Future

Interim Dean Rohan Williamson has served in the McDonough School of Business for a little over a month, replacing former Dean David Thomas, who stepped down after five years in the role. A finance professor in the McDonough School of Business faculty since 1997, Williamson has had a far-reaching career[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Doug Grant (MBA '16) won $10,000 at Entrepalooza for his pitch of Hemeos, a blood cell stem registry startup

Entrepalooza Celebrates Student Startups

The Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative and StartupHoyas hosted the annual Entrepalooza event in the Healey Family Student Center last Tuesday, where blood stem cell registry startup Hemeos received the first-place grand prize of $10,000 in the StartupHoyas Challenge.   The challenge, which is StartupHoyas’ largest and final competition of the year,[Read More…]

by May 3, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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Queen Rania of Jordan introduced the screening of “Salam Neighbor,” a documentary on the experience of Syrian refugees in Jordan, in Gaston Hall on Thursday.

Queen of Jordan Advocates Refugees Rights in Film Event

Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan advocated for better treatment of Syrian refugees and emphasized the gravity of the migrant crisis in a film screening for the award-winning documentary “Salam Neighbor” in Gaston Hall on Thursday. Former United Nations Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues and Director of the Georgetown Institute[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SFS Dean Joel Hellman (not pictured) met with MP Suresh Prabhu (left) and MP Piyush Goyal (right) when he visited India for the launch of Georgetown's India Initiative in Dec. 2015.

India Initiative Seeks to Foster Dialogue, Inspire Cooperation

Georgetown University’s recently launched India Initiative aims to promote dialogue and collaboration between Georgetown University and Indian universities, businesses and political organizations. Established in December by the School of Foreign Service, the India Initiative has since hosted several high-profile events, including the visit of former Pakistani Ambassador to the United[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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IPPS Executive Director Moe Elleithee (SFS ’94) led a discussion in Old North about the state of the campaigns with students and staff as the results from the New Hampshire primary came in.

Sanders, Trump Win New Hampshire Primary

The Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service hosted an election results watch party for the New Hampshire primary election on Tuesday in Old North, drawing around 30 students and staff members to discuss the decisive victories of presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) and Donald Trump. IPPS Executive Director[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

MPD Practices Report Finds Inadequacies

The Office of the District of Columbia Auditor and the Bromwich Consulting Group released a report on the Metropolitan Police Department practices Jan. 28, finding that the MPD is largely compliant with best practices but has several inadequacies. The report is based upon monitoring of the department from 2008 to[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top