Post Tagged with: "China"

Georgetown Author R.F. Kuang Speaks on Upcoming Novel ‘The Poppy War’

HarperCollins is set to publish Georgetown senior Rebecca Kuang’s (SFS ’18) speculative historical fiction novel “The Poppy War” in May 2018, followed by two sequels. Set in a mythical land inspired by 20th century China, the book follows a young orphan’s entry into an elite military school and her discovery[Read More…]

RICHARD SCHOFIELD FOR THE HOYA
Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice said Donald Trump's policies toward China and North Korea threaten international stability.

Former NSA Susan Rice Criticizes Trump on China Policy

President Donald Trump’s incoherent policies on China and North Korea threaten international stability, former National Security Adviser Susan Rice argued in a webcast for the National Committee on United States-China Relations’ 2017 CHINA Town Hall. Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs hosted the town hall as[Read More…]

by October 26, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Experts Stress Link Between Climate Change, Security

Experts Stress Link Between Climate Change, Security

States must understand the linkages between climate change and security to foster better cooperation in climate change efforts, according to five international affairs experts at a summit in Gaston Hall on April 6. The conference, organized by the Georgetown Initiative for Diplomatic Engagement and the School of Foreign Service, brought[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
CRAIGE: Pre-Season Tours Ramp Up Team Training

CRAIGE: Pre-Season Tours Ramp Up Team Training

Here is a truly exciting thought: In just 18 days, the 2016-17 season of the English Premier League kicks off. For fans of La Liga and Bundesliga, I am afraid that you will have to wait a little longer, as those leagues kick off on Aug. 19 and 26, respectively.[Read More…]

by July 26, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

SUN: To Rest or Not to Rest: Sleep Culture Across Borders

At Georgetown, there seems to be a positive correlation between sleep deprivation and self-confidence. Sleeping less suggests working harder:  we get restless when we are resting, feeling inadequate compared to those around us who would sacrifice a few extra hours of rest to change that A- into an A or[Read More…]

by July 7, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY JOSé MIGUEL LUNA
José Miguel Luna was selected as one of 111 Schwarzman Scholars from 35 countries to pursue a master’s degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

Luna Named Schwarzman Scholar

José Miguel Luna (SFS ’15) has been selected as a member of the first class of Schwarzman Scholars, a program that will send 111 students from 35 countries to pursue a Masters degree in either public policy, economics and business or international studies at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. The[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY KARIMA WOODS 
President John J. DeGioia, Mayor Muriel Bowser, Chinese People’s Association for the Friendship of Foreign Countries Vice President Xie Yuan and Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans pose for a photo during the trip.

DeGioia Joins DC Delegation to China

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser traveled to China as part of a trade delegation pushing for increased Chinese tourism and Chinese investment in the District in early November. The trip brought together around 40 representatives from District government, businesses, healthcare organizations, real estate groups,[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Fall Seven Times, Get up Eight.

Encouraged by state-owned media, individual Chinese investors have been indulging in risky investment behavior over the past few years that has ultimately lead to the stock market’s downfall. The current frenzy, wherein more and more Chinese first-timers are entering the ever-ballooning stock market, fuels an unprecedented and reality-defying valuation mirage.[Read More…]

by November 2, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion
HOCHBERG: Intimidation Game Threatens US Trade

HOCHBERG: Intimidation Game Threatens US Trade

A dark possibility lurks in the shadows of the United States and China’s mutually beneficial trade relationship. As China’s militarization of the South China Sea continues to create tension with the United States and its allies, including Japan and the Philippines, a potential showdown looms. The conflict is still in[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 2 comments Business, Business - Top

Q&A: Haney Discusses Nuclear Strategy

As Georgetown readies for the influx of prospective freshmen this weekend, another individual is conducting a college tour of his own — Admiral Cecil Haney, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command. USSTRATCOM, one of the nine unified combatant commands under the Department of Defense, is responsible for the United States’[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top