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MCCOURT SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY
The McCourt School of Public Policy will introduce a Master in Data Science for Public Policy program next fall, increasing student knowledge of an evolving field.

McCourt School Plans New Masters Program

The McCourt School of Public Policy will introduce a Master in Data Science for Public Policy program next fall, increasing McCourt students’ access to data science. The new program will be housed in the McCourt School, but will feature a core curriculum that is split between public policy courses in[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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McCourt School of Public Policy Dean Edward B. Montgomery will leave the university for a position as President of Western Michigan University this summer.

McCourt School of Public Policy Dean to Depart

Edward B. Montgomery, dean and professor of economics at McCourt School of Public Policy, plans to leave Georgetown at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year to serve as the President of Western Michigan University, according to University President John J. DeGioia in a campuswide email April 12. The trustees[Read More…]

by April 19, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY BAKER CENTER 
Kelly Schneider (GRD ’18), left, Christian Conroy (GRD ’18) and Adam Bouyamourn (GRD ’18) each received $20,000 for their projects.

Baker Grant Winners Tackle Global Issues

Georgetown graduate students Adam Bouyamourn (GRD ’18), Christian Conroy, (GRD ’18), Jacob Ford (GRD ’18), Rebecca Gerr (GRD ’18), and Kelly Schneider (GRD ’18) are each working find ways to enact meaningful and realistic change on global policies issues within a year with the $20,000 from the Baker Innovation Grant.[Read More…]

by March 16, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Professor Criticizes Clinton Campaign Strategy

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a series of electoral mistakes, while pollsters underestimated President Donald Trump’s support, according to Professor Samuel J. Potolicchio (COL ’04) in a talk in White-Gravenor Hall on Tuesday evening. Potolicchio, the director of Global and Custom Education at the McCourt School of Public[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Provost Robert Groves spoke at the Beeck Center’s “Data for Social Good” series Wednesday.

Report Analyzes Data Use

The innovative use of data will significantly benefit the next White House administration, according to a new report by the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation and the McCourt School of Public Policy. Sponsored by the Case Foundation, Nielsen and the Democracy Fund, the report —  titled “The Architecture[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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GU Politics hosted National Security Adviser Susan Rice at an event moderated by SFS Dean Joel Hellman to discuss her position in the first of the “Exit Interview” series — dedicated to examining Obama’s legacy.

Susan Rice Launches GU Politics Obama Exit Interview

National Security Advisor Susan Rice spoke about the role of national security in President Barack Obama’s administration during the first event of “The Exit Interview,” Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service’s six-part lecture series, which will focus on Obama’s legacy. Around 400 people attended the Sept. 14 event in[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

GU Politics Names New Advisory Board Members

The Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service announced Monday the addition of seven new members and an expansion from 15 to 18 members to its advisory board, a team made up of professional political and policy experts who plan out the organization’s direction and provide support for current[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Panelists discussed the launch of the GU Politics’ Baker Center, which hopes to stimulate policy dialogue, at an event in the Fisher Colloquium on Tuesday.

Baker Center Launch Looks to Create Dialogue, Policy

The Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service launched the Baker Center for Leadership and Governance, a nonpartisan initiative focused on discourse and original research, with a town hall Tuesday, which convened leaders in politics, media, business and religion in a discussion on restoring faith in American establishment. The Baker[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Sen. McCaskill Talks Women in Politics, 2016 Election

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) stressed the importance of female participation and bipartisanship in politics in Old North Wednesday. The event was hosted by the Georgetown Public Policy Review, the Women in Public Policy Initiative, the McCourt School of Public Policy and the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, with[Read More…]

by April 21, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

DC Public Schools See Seventh Consecutive Year of Increased Enrollment

Enrollment in Washington, D.C. public schools and charter schools increased 2.3 percent in the past academic year to a total of 87,344 students, according to figures released February by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education The increase is part of a seven-year consecutive trend of growing enrollment. 48,439[Read More…]

by March 18, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top