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A New Lens on Navigating Disability

A New Lens on Navigating Disability

From the outset, James Sullivan’s (COL ’03) study abroad experience his junior year did not go according to plan. Scheduled to depart for Villa Le Balze, Georgetown’s study center in Florence, on Sept. 11, 2001, Sullivan’s trip was delayed amid the tumult of terrorist attacks in New York City and[Read More…]

by April 5, 2018 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim told students to advocate for the world's poor at the inaugural Asian Diversity Dialogue.

World Bank President Urges Students to Advocate for Poor

World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim urged students to use their lives to advocate for the poor during the inaugural Asian Diversity Dialogue on Oct. 28. The event was organized by Georgetown University’s Asian American Student Association and the McDonough School of Business in partnership with a number of[Read More…]

by November 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Joachim von Amsberg, vice president of policy and strategy for the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, said the AIIB has succeeded where other regional development banks failed by adapting to emerging economies.

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank VP Touts Regional Success

The year-old Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has overcome other multilateral development banks’ failures to adapt to the rise of emerging economies unlike established western financial institutions, AIIB Vice President of Policy and Strategy Joachim von Amsberg said in a Wednesday lecture. Headquartered in Beijing, the AIIB is a development bank[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Concert Marks 45th Earth Day

Global Citizen Earth Day 2015, a free eight-hour event aimed at raising awareness for the issues of poverty and climate change, will take place on the National Mall to mark the 45th anniversary of Earth Day on Saturday. The Global Poverty Project and Earth Day Network have partnered for the[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Hellman Selected for SFS Deanship

World Bank Chief Institutional Economist Joel Hellman will be the new dean of the School of Foreign Service, beginning his term on July 1. University President John J. DeGioia announced Hellman’s selection at 11:30 a.m. today. Hellman, who received a Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University and a Master[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

A World Bank Marathon

From April 7 to 9, Georgetown hosted three prominent World Bank speakers: CFO Bernand Badra, Chief Economist Kashik Basu and Senior Economist Karla Hoff, on three separate occasions as a part of “The Global Future of Development” portion of a two-year-long Global Futures Initiative, designed to advance the university’s educational[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Fossil Free Storms Stage At World Bank Event

Following World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim’s speech on tactics to address climate change at Gaston Hall on Wednesday, members of GU Fossil Free stormed the stage and asked Kim for his opinion on the divestment movement. During the transition from the speech to the question-and-answer session of Kim’s[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

GU Fossil Free Storms Stage During World Bank President’s Speech

GU Fossil Free stormed the Gaston Hall stage today following a speech by World Bank Group President Dr. Jim Yong Kim on climate change. During the transition from Kim’s speech to a question-and-answer session, three members of GU Fossil Free walked onto the stage and unfurled a large banner. In[Read More…]

by March 18, 2015 21 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
World Bank President Calls for Action on Poverty

World Bank President Calls for Action on Poverty

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim presented a bold vision for the end of global poverty in Gaston Hall Tuesday afternoon. “We now have the opportunity to rid the world of the stain of global poverty and economic exclusion,” Kim said. “But if we are to succeed, we must make[Read More…]

by April 5, 2013 0 comments News