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Commissioners for the Student Activities Commission have expressed confusion over ambiguity and lax enforcement of bylaws relating to conflicts of interest — especially as they pertain to the International Relations Club.

Conflicts of Interest Spotlight Ambiguity in SAC Bylaws

When representatives from the International Relations Club faced the Student Activities Commission on Monday, March 19, to explain why IRC members had travelled to Panama City earlier that month without required SAC approval, the club had already argued its case a week earlier to the commission, which included four current[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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In his fourth address at Georgetown, Cyrus Reza II Pahlavi, former crown prince of Iran, discussed the road to democracy in Iran and the future of U.S.-Iran relations after the nuclear deal in the ICC on Wednesday.

Pahlavi Talks Challenges in Post-Nuclear Deal Iran

Cyrus Reza II Pahlavi, the head of Iran’s deposed House of Pahlavi, visited Georgetown to discuss misconceptions regarding the recent nuclear deal in light of the evolving political situation in Iran in the Intercultural Center on Wednesday. The International Relations Club sponsored the lecture, titled “American-Iranian Relations Following the Nuclear[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown’s Model UN program won Best Small Delegation at the 23rd annual World Model UN conference in Brussels.

Model UN Wins Award

The Georgetown Model United Nations program won Best Small Delegation at the 23rd annual World Model United Nations Conference in Brussels, Belgium, which took place between March 17 and March 21. Georgetown’s team sent eight students and one faculty member, Georgetown Discovery Initiative Ambassador Brendan Thompson (SFS ‘12) to the[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
GIRA Grant Opens Apps

GIRA Grant Opens Apps

To bolster education and empower students to enact changes in international affairs, the fourth annual Georgetown International Relations Association Global Generations Grant is accepting applications until March 15. GIRA, founded in 1969, maintains a working relationship with the International Relations Club on campus, and is an 501(c) nonprofit that aims[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
NAIMUN a Success Despite Weather

NAIMUN a Success Despite Weather

Despite heavy snow and travel difficulties, the Georgetown International Relations Association’s 51st North American Invitational Model United Nations Conference took place from Feb. 13 to 16. In response to snow, NAIMUN staffers, led by NAIMUN Secretary-General Pavan Rajgopal (SFS ’15) and Executive Director Sarah Pemberton (SFS ’15), focused on the[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Campus Groups Take on the Summer

Campus Groups Take on the Summer

Washington, D.C., may not be known as the city that never sleeps, but that title is easily deserved by its students on the Hilltop. The Georgetown population is one that works tirelessly to improve its surroundings, whether on campus, in the city or internationally. And little things like sleep or[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Campus Groups Take on the Summer

Campus Groups Take on the Summer

Washington, D.C., may not be known as the city that never sleeps, but that title is easily deserved by its students on the Hilltop. The Georgetown population is one that works tirelessly to improve its surroundings, whether on campus, in the city or internationally. And little things like sleep or[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments The Guide

IRC Conference Looks at Security

While the International Relations Club sends students to debate international relations at conferences several times a year, Friday the club held a conference of its own: the fourth annual Georgetown Diplomacy and International Security Conference. The conference, titled “Looking Ahead: Future National Security Challenges,” featured former national security advisor General[Read More…]

by March 25, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

After 50 Years, NAIMUN Thrives

After months of researching topics, writing briefs, establishing committees and determining logistics, the Georgetown International Relations Association held the 50th North American Invitational Model United Nations this weekend. The three-day conference marks the culmination of more than 11 months of Georgetown students’ hard work. “I never would’ve imagined the amount of work[Read More…]

by February 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Model UN Earns Top Ranking

When Dane Shikman (SFS ’13) became conferences coordinator for Georgetown’s Model United Nations Team this fall, he was determined to break tradition and put community over competition. “I shifted the vision away to be more inclusive — to say Model UN is about more than winning, it’s about building a community of people[Read More…]

by January 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News