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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Three Hoyas received the prestigious Rangel Fellowship this year.

Rangel Fellowship Awarded to 2 Georgetown Students, 1 Alumna

Two Georgetown seniors and one alumna received the competitive 2018 Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship, a State Department program that provides financial support to students pursuing careers in the foreign service for two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring and professional development activities. Among this year’s 30 fellows are Marta[Read More…]

by January 12, 2018 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
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
FILE PHOTO: ELLA WAN/THE HOYA

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

VIEWPOINT: Valuing Philosophy in Foreign Policy

After just over 100 days, the White House faces clear foreign policy challenges. Real estate mogul-turned-President Donald Trump has tried his hand at addressing various international crises, authorizing a retaliatory strike on the Syrian government, ramping up airstrikes against the Islamic State group and dropping the “Mother of All Bombs”[Read More…]

by May 16, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
JESUS RODRIGUEZ/THE HOYA
Secretary of State John Kerry spoke on the need for increased oversight of the world’s oceans and a panel of international advocates addressed global regulations in the “Our Ocean, One Future Leadership Summit.”

Kerry, Grenier Defend World’s Oceans

Secretary of State John Kerry and actor and environmentalist Adrian Grenier joined youth environmental leaders in Gaston Hall to advocate for increased awareness and regulation of the world’s oceans as part of the “Our Ocean, One Future Leadership Summit”, held in parallel with the third annual “Our Ocean Conference” held[Read More…]

by September 20, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
University President John J. DeGioia discussed Pope Francis’ encyclical with Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday.

GU, Google Hold Energy Summit

Georgetown and Google co-hosted Secretary of State John Kerry’s Climate and Clean Energy Investment Forum on Oct. 20 and 21, gathering federal officials and executives from both the public and private sectors to discuss clean energy initiatives nationwide. Conference highlights included a fireside chat between Kerry and University President John[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Campaign to Free Tice Advances

Campaign to Free Tice Advances

The #FreeAustinTice campaign to raise awareness for a university alumnus who was kidnapped in Syria while working as a freelance journalist in 2012 is gaining traction on Georgetown’s campus with the efforts of the Journalism Department and the Center for Student Engagement. After completing his second year at Georgetown University[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
COURTESY RODNEY LUDEMA
Rodney Ludema is the State 
Department’s chief economist.

Professor Named State Dept Chief Economist

Economics professor Rodney Ludema, who taught at Georgetown for almost 20 years, joined the U.S. State Department as chief economist in July and will serve in this position for a year. In his new position, Ludema provides the State Department with analysis of economic aspects of foreign policy. “The best[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Syrian Refugees Closer to US Visas

The dozen Syrian women who were scheduled to perform the play “Syria: The Trojan Women” on campus last week before the State Department denied their visa applications saw their chances of eventually performing in the United States advance, after receiving their re-entry passes for Jordan, where they are living as[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top