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Guterres to SFS Graduates: Climate Change, Middle East Conflicts Threaten Global Security

Guterres to SFS Graduates: Climate Change, Middle East Conflicts Threaten Global Security

Climate change and instability in the Middle East pose the greatest threats to the world security for the next generation, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said at the commencement ceremony for Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service on May 19 in McDonough Arena. Guterres, who previously served as the United[Read More…]

FBI Offers $1 Million Reward for Information About Missing US Journalist

FBI Offers $1 Million Reward for Information About Missing US Journalist

A $1 million reward is being offered for information leading to the whereabouts of Austin Tice (SFS ’02), a U.S. freelance journalist who has been missing in Syria since 2012, the FBI announced April 19. Tice, 36, disappeared near Damascus while reporting on the Syrian civil war. The FBI released[Read More…]

by April 26, 2018 0 comments News, News - Top

MUCHOW: Re-Engineering Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs seek to transform ways of doing business to create better results. But we can re-engineer how entrepreneurship is taught at Georgetown University so it can better meet the real problems entrepreneurs face when they leave the classroom to start companies. Georgetown has made real progress in the teaching of[Read More…]

by April 25, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LAUREN SEIBEL/THE HOYA Melanne Verveer (I ’66, MS ’69), left, moderated a panel of four of the School of Foreign Service's first women graduates — Barbara Berky Evans (SFS ’58), Barbara Hammes Sharood (SFS ’58), Helene Gettler Mallett (SFS ’59) and Paula Wiegert Tosini (SFS ’60) — on April 18 in Fisher Colloquium.

First Female SFS Graduates Recall Obstacles, Opportunities at Georgetown

Having a Georgetown University education provided critical career opportunities and professional development, despite some obstacles encountered on the path to obtain it, four of the School of Foreign Service’s first female graduates said at an April 18 panel in Fisher Colloquium. Barbara Berky Evans (SFS ’58), Barbara Hammes Sharood (SFS[Read More…]

by April 22, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown’s Language Landscape Promotes Multiculturalism

Since Georgetown University’s founding in 1789, the school has encouraged students and faculty members to broaden their worldviews and dedicate themselves to others, regardless of cultural and linguistic differences. Back then, the university offered language courses in Spanish, French and English for nonnative speakers, even publishing a pamphlet for prospective[Read More…]

EDITORIAL: Define Centennial Goals

As Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service approaches the 2019-20 academic year, the school is developing a vision for the SFS centennial. Unfortunately, a major fundraising effort has been the Centennial celebration’s main focus so far, along with occasional events such as the recent Lloyd George Lecture. SFS administrators must[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 0 comments Editorial
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
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Following SFS Letter, State Department Reinstates Diplomacy Fellowships

The U.S. Department of State has reversed its decision to suspend two classes of the Thomas R. Pickering and Charles B. Rangel international affairs fellowships, upholding its prior commitment to hire fellows  to career positions in the U.S. foreign service, the department announced Thursday. Citing budget cuts and a freeze[Read More…]

by June 29, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Ahmad S. Dallal, a history professor at the American University in Beirut, will serve as the new Dean of the School of Foreign Service in Qatar starting Sept. 1.

Former Arabic and Islamic Studies Chair Appointed SFS-Q Dean

Ahmad S. Dallal, a history professor at the American University of Beirut, will serve as the new dean of the School of Foreign Service in Qatar starting Sept. 1. Dallal previously served as provost of the American University in Beirut from 2009 to 2015, after serving as chair of Georgetown’s Arabic[Read More…]

by June 27, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
SFS Hosts Discussion Series Following Election Results

SFS Hosts Discussion Series Following Election Results

Students continue to voice the need for increased campus dialogue about the ramifications of the election of President-elect Donald Trump to the presidency, specifically on issues concerning minority students, in a weeklong series of discussions organized by Georgetown School of Foreign Service faculty members and SFS student leaders. Seven small-group[Read More…]

by December 6, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top