Post Tagged with: "school of foreign service"

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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 0 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 0 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
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Commencement 2017

More than 6,000 students graduated in 10 commencement ceremonies last week, including over 1,800 undergraduates in the Georgetown College, School of Foreign Service, McDonough School of Business, and School of Nursing and Health Studies.   Scullion Renews Call for Empathy, Social Justice in Commencement Address Inequality and human suffering can be[Read More…]

by May 27, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and columnist Anne Applebaum said the mission of the School of Foreign Service is under attack in her commencement address to the SFS Class of 2017.

Applebaum Defends Globalists, Intellectuals at SFS Commencement

A world where education, internationalism and service are increasingly scorned requires experts to address the issues of the future, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Anne Applebaum told School of Foreign Service graduates at their May 20 commencement ceremony. Applebaum, a Washington Post columnist and frequent critic of President Donald Trump and[Read More…]

by May 27, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Codify Curricular Exploration

Students in the School of Foreign Service have long joked that the rigid core curriculum practically forces them to major in core requirements. Meanwhile, another familiar refrain claims that SFS actually stands for “Safe From Science.” Both of these distinctions may subside starting with the Class of 2022. Last week,[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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The School of Foreign Service is looking to introduce a science requirement for the Class of 2022.

SFS to Introduce Program Changes For Class of 2022

The School of Foreign Service is planning to introduce a science requirement into its core curriculum and reduce the number of major course requirements beginning with the Class of 2022, according to SFS Senior Dean for Undergraduate Affairs Daniel Byman. The changes are set to be announced by the SFS[Read More…]

by February 14, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top