Post Tagged with: "SFS"

NATALIE ISE/ THE HOYA As incidents of antisemitism persist in the United States, Georgetown's Center for Jewish Civilization continues to attract more students

Center for Jewish Civilization Nears 100th Member

As a Jewish student at Georgetown University, Sam Appel (COL ’20) was not interested in taking classes within the minor offered by the the Center for Jewish Civilization when he arrived his freshman year. “Freshman year, I heard about the CJC, and I thought to myself, ‘No way I would want[Read More…]

by November 13, 2018 0 comments Features, 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
Andrew Steigman, who worked in the School of Foreign Service for over 20 years as a professor, associate dean and mentor for students hoping to enter the foreign service, died Sept. 7.

SFS Associate Dean and Former Ambassador Andrew Steigman Dies

Andrew Steigman, a professor and associate dean in the School of Foreign Service for over twenty years, died Sept. 7 after a stroke in August. Steigman was born in 1933. Before coming to Georgetown University as a professor in the practice of diplomacy in 1985, Steigman spent 27 years as[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Scott Guggenheim, top left, Catherine Novelli, Ambassador Jeffrey Laurentis,  Gen. Wesley K. Clark (ret.), and Dr. Azar Nafisi will serve as the SFS centennial fellows for the 2018-2019 academic year.

SFS Centennial Fellows Bring Expertise to Georgetown

Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, retired General Wesley Clark, will be one of five School of Foreign Service Centennial Fellows this year. He and the other fellows will serve as resources for students and alumni by hosting events, discussions and office hours. Former Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis (SFS ’76),[Read More…]

by September 17, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Doyle Mcmanus

LA Times Reporter Named as New Director of Undergraduate Journalism Program

Los Angeles Times reporter and columnist, Doyle McManus, was named the director of Georgetown College’s undergraduate journalism program this week. As a foreign policy correspondent and Washington bureau chief for the LA Times, he covered demonstrations in Iran’s capital city, Tehran, and the Iran hostage crisis in which 54 American[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

PANJWANI: SFS Should Cancel Class, Condemn Islamophobic CVE

This fall, the School of Foreign Service will host a class titled “Community-Based Terror Prevention (INAF-262-01).” The course description refers to the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) program, which was started by former President Barack Obama’s administration. By offering this course, the SFS is wrongly legitimizing CVE’s framework, which punishes misperceived[Read More…]

by August 17, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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