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Jeff Bernstein (GRD '85), a member of the advisory board to the Master of Science in Foreign Service program, resigned his post Monday after tweeting an abusive message to a female conservative commentator.

MSFS Board Member Resigns After Wishing ‘#MeToo Moment’ on Female Commentator

A member of the advisory board for Georgetown University’s Master of Science in Foreign Service program resigned Monday after posting a tweet on Saturday evening that appeared to condone sexual harassment of a female conservative commentator. Jeff Bernstein (GRD ’85), formerly a managing director at Pennsylvania-based advisory firm Solebury Capital,[Read More…]

by January 16, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Q&A: New MSFS Director McEldowney Urges Optimism About Future of Diplomacy

Q&A: New MSFS Director McEldowney Urges Optimism About Future of Diplomacy

Despite living in a “more fractious” world, students looking for a career in diplomacy should continue to pursue their dreams, said Ambassador Nancy McEldowney, the new director for the Masters in Foreign Service program, in an exclusive interview with The Hoya. Before beginning her term at Georgetown this fall, McEldowney[Read More…]

by September 22, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News
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Masters of Arab Studies students sell T-shirts in Red Square to raise funds for Syrian and Iraqi refugees.

Students Aid Refugees

Five students in the Masters of Arab Studies program course “Refugees in the Arab World” began a fundraiser for Syrian and Iraqi refugees in coordination with the Collateral Repair Project this month. The students, with help from a program graduate, are raising money by selling T-shirts featuring calligraphy designed by[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 0 comments City News, News

Georgetown Tops Foreign Policy Rankings

Georgetown’s graduate international affairs programs and Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service program were ranked first and fourth in the nation, respectively, for the study of international affairs, according to a list compiled by Foreign Policy magazine released Jan. 26. The survey last ranked schools in 2012, since it is not released[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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SFS Professor Mark Lagon (GRD ’91) will leave Georgetown to become the president of Freedom House this January.

GU Professor to Lead Freedom House

Ambassador Mark Lagon (GRD ’91), a professor in the School of Foreign Service, was selected as the new president of Freedom House in Washington D.C., an independent organization that addresses worldwide threats to freedom and democracy worldwide. Lagon, the chair for global politics and security in the Master of Science[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Ambassador Mark Lagon discussed the ethical use of drones by the U.S. in Asia as part of the School of Foreign Service’s Drone Awareness Project on Tuesday in the Intercultural Center.

Drone Awareness Project Ends

The Drone Awareness Project, a series of events held by Georgetown University Amnesty International and the Georgetown School of Foreign Service’s Asian Studies Program, which focused on the ethical issues surrounding drone usage, concluded with a lecture and discussion entitled “Drone Dialogues: A Conversation with Ambassador Mark Lagon” on Tuesday.[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

MSFS Lends Mentorship

After a lackluster run last year, Georgetown Women in International Affairs is reviving its mentorship program by expanding its offerings to juniors and seniors. The program will partner undergraduates interested in international affairs with female graduate students in the School of Foreign Service for lectures, workshops and networking events. “We[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News