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SFS Hosts Ambassador-Led Negotiation Simulation

The Walsh School of Foreign Service’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy hosted its tenth annual International Negotiation Simulation involving over 20 SFS students and U.S. Ambassador Richard Norland in the Intercultural Center on Saturday. According to SFS Assistant Dean Anna Steinhelper, the simulation was set in 2017 at a[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Mind-Body Medicine Program, which launched 13 years ago in the Georgetown University Medical Center, has expanded to undergraduates over the past few years, catering students in the School of Nursing and Health Studies and the School of Foreign Service who experience stress.

Mindfulness Meditation, Stress Relief Program Expands

“There is nothing that I am prouder of,” Georgetown University Medical Center professor Aviad Haramati said with a smile, recalling his role in the founding of the Mind-Body Medicine Program 13 years ago. The program, built around a series of courses in GUMC, teaches self-care strategies of stress relief and[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Joint Program Selects Fellows

The Global Business Fellows program, a joint initiative between the McDonough School of Business and the School of Foreign Service, accepted 40 percent of applicants from the SFS and 60 percent of applicants from the MSB to join its second cohort this fall. The cohort is composed of 15 sophomores[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

SFS Public Service Initiative To Select Inaugural Cohort

The Walsh Scholars Initiative, a program supervised by the School of Foreign Service Academic Council to promote careers in the public sector, received applications for its first class of participants over the past weeks. Applications for the yearlong program were due yesterday. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Ambassador Barbara[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United States Prasad Kariyawasam talked about the growth of democracy in his home country in the Intercultural Center on Wednesday.

Statesman Shares Insights

Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United States Prasad Kariyawasam expressed his optimism for political and economic reform in his country at a speech in the Intercultural Center on Wednesday night. The event, titled “Sri Lanka: A Tale of a Resilient Democracy,” was organized by the Asian Pacific Forum and the[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will return to Georgetown this academic year as an executive in residence. Hagel previously taught in the School of Foreign Service from 2009 to 2013.

Hagel Returns to University

Former Secretary of Defense and School of Foreign Service professor Chuck Hagel will return to Georgetown as a distinguished executive-in-residence this academic year. In his new position, Hagel will provide support and expertise to all four schools of the university and give guest lectures. In a statement on the university[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Uncertain Times, Uncertain Students

Uncertain Times, Uncertain Students

“Sophomore year is a time for decisions!” read the subject line of the email from the School of Foreign Service Dean’s Office sent to the Class of 2018 this summer. Welp. How am I supposed to make big decisions about the rest of my life in the confusing whirlwind of[Read More…]

by September 22, 2015 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
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SFS Dean Joel Hellman spoke at the first event of the second iteration of the series, alongside Stéphane Dujarric (SFS ’88).

Global Futures Series Returns

School of Foreign Service Dean Joel Hellman made his first public appearance Wednesday at the inauguration of the second semester of the Global Futures Initiative lecture series in Gaston Hall. Hellman spoke on overcoming governance issues, and his speech was followed by a discussion with Stéphane Dujarric (SFS ’88), spokesperson[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
With Hellman at Helm, SFS Restructures Office

With Hellman at Helm, SFS Restructures Office

With new School of Foreign Service Dean Joel Hellman’s assumption of office this summer comes a restructuring of the dean’s office, seeing the creation of three new administrative positions and a Centennial Vision Committee to guide discussions concerning the future of the school. Hellman spliced the senior associate dean position[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Student Aids Haitian Orphans With Grant

The School of Foreign Service awarded Cole Horton (SFS ’18) an Improving the Human Condition grant to construct an agricultural plot at an orphanage in Haiti this summer. Each summer, the SFS allocates grants of up to $3,000 to students whose unpaid internships or research assistantships seek to improve the[Read More…]

by September 1, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top