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EDITORIAL: Pilot 1-Credit Language Courses

To uphold its reputation as a leader in international education and incorporate the demands of students into its curriculum, Georgetown University should run a pilot program across all four undergraduate schools to test the viability of one-credit language classes. Last October, School of Foreign Service Senior Associate Dean Daniel Byman[Read More…]

by April 13, 2018 2 comments Editorial

EDITORIAL: Codify Curricular Exploration

Students in the School of Foreign Service have long joked that the rigid core curriculum practically forces them to major in core requirements. Meanwhile, another familiar refrain claims that SFS actually stands for “Safe From Science.” Both of these distinctions may subside starting with the Class of 2022. Last week,[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Bridging the Academic Gap

This semester’s debut of Bridge Courses, one-credit classes aimed at instilling practical skills to seniors and recent graduates, challenges the assumption that learning can only take place in traditional, three-credit courses that meet two or three times per week. The program, which was created through Georgetown’s Designing the Future(s) initiative[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY ALEXANDER HAMILTON SOCIETY
Senior Associate Dean of the School of Foreign Service Daniel Byman and George Mason University professor Colin Dueck debated about the strengths and weaknesses of President Barack Obama's foreign policy at the Alexander Hamilton Society's first event last Tuesday.

Alexander Hamilton Society Debates Obama’s Legacy

The Georgetown chapter of the Alexander Hamilton Society hosted its first event, a debate between School of Foreign Service professor Daniel Byman and George Mason University professor Colin Dueck on the legacy of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy decisions, on Sept. 20 in the Intercultural Center Auditorium, The chapter of[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Trump Talks Foreign Policy

A day after he swept 118 delegates in five state primaries, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivered a speech at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday in which he delineated his foreign policy platform, including his plans to halt the growth of radical Islam and mend relations with[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
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The School of Foreign Service Dean’s Office announced that students will be able to minor in foreign languages, marking the first time they will be able to minor outside the undergraduate core.

SFS Approves Language Minors

Students in the School of Foreign Service will be able to pursue language minors within Georgetown College beginning this fall, according to a Tuesday announcement from the SFS Dean’s Office. The introduction of the new language programs, which will be open to all years starting with the Class of 2017,[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: MICHELLE LUBERTO/THE HOYA
The School of Foreign Service Dean’s Office announced that students will be able to minor in foreign languages, marking the first time they will be able to minor outside the undergraduate core.

SFS Adds Language Minors

Students in the School of Foreign Service will be able to pursue language minors within Georgetown College beginning this fall, according to a Tuesday announcement from the SFS Dean’s Office. The new language programs, which will be open to all years starting with the Class of 2017, are the first[Read More…]

by March 30, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The School of Foreign Service is considering altering its core corruciulm in mid-March, according to Associate Dean Daniel Byman.

SFS Plans Academic Restructuring

The School of Foreign Service Dean’s Office is actively considering restructuring the curriculum of the SFS with new course offerings and updated core requirements in the lead-up to its centennial celebration, with initial changes set to be announced in mid-March. Currently, students in the SFS must enroll in a proseminar[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 7 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
With Hellman at Helm, SFS Restructures Office

With Hellman at Helm, SFS Restructures Office

With new School of Foreign Service Dean Joel Hellman’s assumption of office this summer comes a restructuring of the dean’s office, seeing the creation of three new administrative positions and a Centennial Vision Committee to guide discussions concerning the future of the school. Hellman spliced the senior associate dean position[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top