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New York Times reporters C.J. Chivers, left, and Tyler Hicks featured in the inaugural Salim El-Lozi Lecture, discussing war reporting.

Bylines From the Front Lines

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalists C.J. Chivers and Tyler Hicks discussed their experiences as war reporters in Ukraine, Syria and on other fronts. The Wednesday night conversation, held in the Intercultural Center Auditorium, was the inaugural event in the Georgetown journalism program’s Salim El-Lozi Lecture Series. The lecture series[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Six speakers, including two former senators and a current congressman, spoke about nuclear security in the ICC auditorium.

Panel Discusses Nuclear Security

Prominent nuclear security experts spoke Monday night in the Intercultural Center auditorium on the importance of tackling emerging and evolving nuclear security threats facing the United States and its global allies in the 21st century. The speakers included former United Kingdom defense minister and Vice Chairman of the Nuclear Threat[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Keith Ellison Discusses the Future of Politics

Keith Ellison, the Democratic representative of Minnesota’s Fifth District, chief deputy whip to the house democratic whip, co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the first Muslim in Congress spoke on Feb. 11 about the problems facing America today and what Georgetown students can do to make a positive difference[Read More…]

by February 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Iranian Journalist Discusses Politics

Renowned Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad participated in a discussion Thursday night about the lack of political freedoms in Iran at an event co-sponsored by the Georgetown University Lecture Fund and the GU Arab Society. Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani Professor in the History of Islam Tamara Sonn moderated the discussion, which[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Courtney’s House Survivors Services Coordinator Talks Human Trafficking

Courtney’s House Survivors Services Coordinator Ta’Quilla Spaine discussed human trafficking in the United States Tuesday in McShain Lounge. The event, titled “Human Trafficking in Our Backyard,” was co-hosted by Students Stopping the Trafficking of People and Campus Renew. Courtney’s House was founded in 2008 by Tina Frundt, a survivor of[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Professor Discusses Leadership

Russian Presidential Academy Department Chair of Global Leadership Studies and Georgetown University and New York University visiting professor Sam Potolicchio shared his tips on leadership Tuesday at an event entitled “How to Become President or CEO: Executive Leadership in the 21st Century.” The event, hosted by the International Relations Club,[Read More…]

by February 5, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Philosopher Discusses the Baby Lottery

Philosopher Jake Earl (GRD ’12) questioned the idea that parents have the moral right to raise their own children in the latest installment of the weekly Friday Bioethics Series in the Bioethics Research Library. The Friday event, sponsored by the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, was titled “The Baby Lottery: A[Read More…]

by February 5, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
USAID Executive Discusses Extreme Poverty

USAID Executive Discusses Extreme Poverty

Assistant to the Administrator for Policy, Planning and Learning at the U.S. Agency for International Development, Alex Thier, confronted skepticism regarding the possibility of ending extreme poverty by 2030 during the “Ending Extreme Poverty — A Story of Trajectories and Choices” event held on Thursday in the Lohrfink Auditorium. He[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Cultural Anthropologist Talks Digital Learning

Cultural anthropologist of digital culture and Professor in Residence at the University of California, Irvine Mimi Ito spoke about the importance of implementing digital learning and the educational opportunities presented by technology Monday evening in the Fisher Colloquium of the Rafik B. Hariri building. The event, including a question-and-answer session[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Rabbi Discusses Jewish and Catholic Relations

Rabbi Dr. Abraham Skorka, who co-wrote “Sobre el Cielo y la Tierra” (On Heaven and Earth) with Pope Francis, spoke about Jewish-Catholic relations as well as the need for limits on freedom of speech regarding religion in a discussion. The event was organized by the Office of the President, the[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News