Post Tagged with: "JUPS"

VIEWPOINT: Learning to Dig Deeper

Last spring, I took “Introduction to Justice and Peace Studies,” a course that was informative beyond my expectations. As we moved beyond theory and examined institutions and movements ranging from the military-industrial complex and the prison-industrial complex to globalization, I grew incredulous at how little I truly knew about the[Read More…]

by September 7, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
John B. Carroll, who replaced J.J. in the fall, lives on 36th Street.

The Year in Brief

The past year saw everything from a new mascot to a multitude of snow days. Take a look at some of the biggest headlines on campus:   Georgetown University Student Association While this year’s Georgetown University Student Association pushed through policy changes and programming overhauls, it also had its tense moments,[Read More…]

Scholars of Social Justice

As a course of study, the Program on Justice and Peace embodies Georgetown’s commitment to Jesuit ideals unlike any other. The College’s decision, therefore, to expand the program from a minor to a major last week represents a victory for the entire university, and it’s surprising only that it took[Read More…]

by March 4, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion

JUPS Major Wins Approval

Georgetown College approved justice and peace studies as an official major Tuesday, after a yearlong campaign by the program’s students. “We see our transition into a justice and peace studies major as a positive sign of university validation for our unique, collaborative program,” Program on Justice and Peace Director Randall[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Let’s Call It What It Is, And It’s Not Apartheid

In the hustle of this week, many of us have stopped to examine the wall erected in the Intercultural Center Galleria by Students for Justice in Palestine as an effort to raise awareness of “Israel Apartheid Week.” As a symbol for the separation barrier that delineates and protects the borders[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Opinion

Students Campaign for Justice and Peace Major

Kyla McClure (COL ’15) and Gianna Maita (COL ’15) are campaigning for the introduction of a major as part of the Program on Justice and Peace, which currently offers 13 courses, a minor in the College and a certificate in the School of Foreign Service, School of Nursing and Health Studies and[Read More…]

by January 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News