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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
James Pavur (SFS '16) won a Rhodes scholarship to study cybersecurity for his Ph.D. at Oxford University, becoming the 25th student from Georgetown to win the prestigious award.

Rhodes Scholar Discusses Cybersecurity, Puddleglum and Tea

On Nov. 19, James Pavur (SFS ’16) was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to pursue a Ph.D. in cybersecurity at Oxford University starting next year. Pavur, a science, technology and international affairs major, was one of 32 American students out of 882 applicants nationwide to receive the scholarship this year, which[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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86 in the Class of 2018 are declaring language minors in  the first year the SFS has offered the minors.

SFS Sees Uptake in Foreign Language Minors

One in four seniors in the School of Foreign Service has declared a foreign language minor since the SFS began recognizing foreign language minors this fall, with Arabic, Chinese, French and Spanish language courses remaining the most popular choices among students. Eighty-six out of about 350 students in the Class[Read More…]

by October 18, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

SFS Celebrates Centennial Class

The Class of 2020 will be the School of Foreign Service’s centennial class, the SFS administration announced in a celebratory event in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Friday. The event featured speeches by SFS Dean Joel Hellman, Executive Director for the SFS Centennial Will Layman and several students. The event[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GU Hosts Panel on Turkey

Following a failed coup attempt this summer, Turkey may become a new source of conflict in the Middle East, according to Georgetown’s Institute of Turkish Studies Director Sinan Ciddi and Aykan Erdemir, a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, in a panel discussion sponsored by the School[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top