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Speakers at the second annual Georgetown Africa Business Conference discussed the large potential for economic growth on the African continent in the Lohrfink Auditorium on Feb. 4.

Conference Promotes Businesses in Africa

The Vice President for Africa at the World Bank Makhtar Diop stressed the need to focus on Africa’s enormous global economic potential at the second annual Georgetown Africa Business Conference in the Lohrfink Auditorium on Feb. 4. Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, in conjunction with the Walsh School of Foreign[Read More…]

by February 9, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top

GU’s First MOOC Concludes

Georgetown’s inaugural massive open online course “Globalization’s Winners and Losers: Challenges for Developed and Developing Countries,” successfully completed its seven week run in December, awarding nearly 6,000 certificates to students from all over the world and inspiring several real-world offshoots in countries like Kazakhstan. The 14,000 active users of the[Read More…]

by January 14, 2014 0 comments City News, News
Sharing a Jesuit History With Japan

Sharing a Jesuit History With Japan

For two days last week, the campus enjoyed a remarkable moment in international and intra-Jesuit relations. Sophia University’s president, vice president and Jesuit chancellor led a delegation of faculty and students to Georgetown, where we joined in celebrating our sister Jesuit university’s centennial anniversary. I’d like to offer some reflections[Read More…]

by September 20, 2012 0 comments Opinion

ANALYSIS | From Blame To Peacemaking After the Brawl

The cruel irony of the incident shone through the grainy fan video as anarchy erupted in a game that should have represented everything good about globalization. Georgetown University, with its reputation for excellence in foreign service, had sent its basketball team on a goodwill tour of China. The Chinese Basketball[Read More…]

by August 19, 2011 0 comments Sports

Global Memory a Tool for Progress

As the world becomes increasingly globalized, the economic implications are often a hotly debated topic. Whether one is for or against broader financial integration, it is clear that the world is growing smaller. People, cultures and businesses are becoming more connected across national boundaries. What is perhaps not as often[Read More…]

by February 26, 2010 0 comments Opinion