Post Tagged with: "Joel Hellman"

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Following SFS Letter, State Department Reinstates Diplomacy Fellowships

The U.S. Department of State has reversed its decision to suspend two classes of the Thomas R. Pickering and Charles B. Rangel international affairs fellowships, upholding its prior commitment to hire fellows  to career positions in the U.S. foreign service, the department announced Thursday. Citing budget cuts and a freeze[Read More…]

by June 29, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Hellman Reflects on Vision, Election After First Year

Since he began his tenure as the dean of the School of Foreign Service in 2015, Joel Hellman has restructured the Dean’s Office, overseen the implementation of foreign language minors and begun preparations for the school’s centennial in 2019. By 2019, Hellman plans to institute changes to the school’s core[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Johnson Explores Decision-Making in Government at SFS Commencement

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson forewarned students of the difficulty of making moral and critical decisions in government in his School of Foreign Service commencement address – which was briefly interrupted by a group of 10 hecklers – in McDonough Arena on Saturday. “In government, decision making and policymaking,[Read More…]

by May 25, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Students met with Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson on Monday in advance of his address at the School of Foreign Service commencement Saturday.

Johnson Meets Undocumented Students Amid Backlash

In light of student and alumni advocacy efforts opposing his selection as the School of Foreign Service commencement speaker, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson met with university administrators and members of the Georgetown community — including undocumented students — during a three-hour visit on campus Monday. During the meetings,[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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United States Agency for International Development Administrator Gayle Smith addressed students graduating from the McCourt School of Public Policy outside Healy Hall on Thursday evening in the first of 10 commencement ceremonies this weekend.

Speakers Impart Diverse Experiences

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, United States Agency for International Development Administrator Gayle Smith, Humana CEO Bruce Broussard, National League for Nursing CEO Beverly Malone and National Geographic Social Environmental Advocate Alexandra Cousteau are among 11 speakers addressing students during Georgetown’s commencement weekend. A total of 10 ceremonies will[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Former Foreign Secretary Discusses Aid Reform

David Miliband, president and CEO of the global aid NGO International Rescue Committee, advocated for more responsive and collective relief efforts amid increasingly urgent humanitarian crises in a speech at Copley Formal Lounge on Wednesday. Miliband said humanitarian efforts need to adapt to changing global crises. “People in desperate straits[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former World Bank economist Joel Hellman took on the role of School of Foreign Service Dean with plans to innovate and expand.

Q&A: Hellman on the Future of the SFS

The School of Foreign Service announced former World Bank Chief Institutional Economist Joel Hellman as its new dean in April 2015. As Hellman, who officially took over the role in July, reaches the end of his first year on campus, The Hoya sat down with the dean to look back[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments Campus 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 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
SFS Dean Joel Hellman (not pictured) met with MP Suresh Prabhu (left) and MP Piyush Goyal (right) when he visited India for the launch of Georgetown's India Initiative in Dec. 2015.

India Initiative Seeks to Foster Dialogue, Inspire Cooperation

Georgetown University’s recently launched India Initiative aims to promote dialogue and collaboration between Georgetown University and Indian universities, businesses and political organizations. Established in December by the School of Foreign Service, the India Initiative has since hosted several high-profile events, including the visit of former Pakistani Ambassador to the United[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

SFS-Q Appoints New Dean

Dean of the School of Foreign Service in Qatar Gerd Nonneman will step down as dean at the end of his term in June, as announced by University President John DeGioia in an email to the Georgetown community sent Jan. 29. Senior Associate Dean of the School of Foreign Service[Read More…]

by February 2, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top