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RYAN BAE/THE HOYA The School of Foreign Service Faculty Council’s Nov. 30 vote in favor of allowing SFS undergraduates to pursue minors in the Georgetown College is pending approval, but anticipated to pass, according to SFS Dean Daniel Byman.

SFS Faculty Vote to Allow Students to Pursue College Minors

The School of Foreign Service announced its undergraduates will be able to minor in disciplines within Georgetown College as part of an interschool collaborative effort Dec. 6. The announcement comes after the SFS Faculty Council voted in favor of the policy Nov. 30. The council’s vote awaits approval by the[Read More…]

by December 3, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SCHOOL OF FOREIGN SERVICE Professor Cynthia Wei teaches "Examining Crises Through the Lens of Science," one of the approved science courses introduced in the School of Foreign Service as part of the new core requirement.

SFS Introduces New Core Science Requirement

This fall marks the first semester of the new core science requirement for students in the School of Foreign Service. The Class of 2022 is the first group of students subject to the new core curriculum. Accommodating the addition of a science requirement required a reduction in economics courses, major[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Encourage Internships Across GU

On campus tours and in promotional materials, students and administrators alike emphasize Georgetown University’s geographic and institutional proximity to impressive internship opportunities. Academic policies across all four undergraduate schools should consistently reflect this advantage by giving students appropriate course credit for part-time internships during the academic year. By ensuring all[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 0 comments Editorial
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The School of Foreign Service is looking to introduce a science requirement for the Class of 2022.

Renovated ICC Could Become a Reality, But Hurdles Remain

Extensive renovations could be in the store for the Intercultural Center, home to Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, by next decade if fundraising efforts go as planned, SFS Dean Joel Hellman told students at a Feb. 27 event. While no plans are in place to renovate even part of[Read More…]

by March 10, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ALI ENRIGHT FOR THE HOYA
Interviews with nine graduate and undergraduate students, faculty members and former diplomats reflected a growing attitude of disaffection with State Department leadership and the administration of President Donald Trump in the School of Foreign Service.

In Era of Trump and Tillerson, Students Lose Faith in Foreign Service Careers

As turmoil in the Department of State and widespread disaffection with the Trump administration’s leadership drive away top students from careers in foreign service, educators are sounding the alarm about the future of the nation’s diplomatic corps. Interviews with nine graduate and undergraduate students, faculty members, administrators and former diplomats[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 8 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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School of Foreign Service Dean Joel Hellman, left, moderated a panel comprising former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former president of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo and former Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott.

Clinton Foreign Policy Partners Revisit the ‘Indispensable Nation’

“Hard-headedness and empathy” — this seemingly paradoxical combination of qualities informed the foreign policy of former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) at a time when the United States was surging as a unilateral world power, argued foreign policy experts Monday in Copley Formal Lounge. The 1991 collapse of the Soviet[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
US DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Former Counselor of the Department of State Kristie Kenney is slated to teach a course in the School of Foreign Service this spring.

Former State Department Official to Teach SFS Leadership Course

Former Counselor of the State Department Kristie Kenney is slated to teach a one-credit course on leadership development at Georgetown in the spring 2018 semester. Kenney held the State Department’s fifth-highest-ranking position for one year before leaving in February 2017 after the Trump administration transition. She previously served as ambassador[Read More…]

by November 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
WIKIMEDIA COMMONS
School of Foreign Service alumna

Trump Taps SFS Alumna to Lead Department of Homeland Security

UPDATE (12/5): The U.S. Senate confirmed Kirstjen Nielsen (SFS ’94) to lead the Department of Homeland Security by a 62-37 vote Tuesday evening. Full story to come. School of Foreign Service alumna Kirstjen Nielsen (SFS ’94) was nominated to lead the Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday. Nielsen was a[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
SFS Launches Inaugural  Centennial Fellows Class

SFS Launches Inaugural Centennial Fellows Class

The Georgetown University School of Foreign Service will host four former diplomats and politicians this semester as the inaugural class of Centennial Fellows. Former Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser S. Judeh; former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration Anne C. Richard (SFS ’82); former U.S.[Read More…]

by September 29, 2017 0 comments 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