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Pentagon Whistleblower Advocates the Merits of Leaks

Pentagon Whistleblower Advocates the Merits of Leaks

The leaking of classified information is in the national interest, according to Daniel Ellsberg, the former Pentagon employee responsible for leaking the Pentagon Papers, at a symposium discussing the leaks and their legacy Feb. 16 and 17. “More people ought to be revealing this secret information,” Ellsberg said. “The public[Read More…]

by February 24, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Senator Tim Scott Discusses Future of Republican Party

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) discussed his upbringing and the future of the Republican Party, both within the context of the 2016 election and beyond, at an event hosted by the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service in the Healey Family Student Center on Monday. Scott is the first[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Bavarian Minister Talks European Refugee Crisis

Bavarian Minister for European and International Affairs Beate Merk emphasized the challenges of Europe’s current refugee crisis from the Bavarian perspective in the Mortara Center for International Affairs on Monday. The Ministerial Roundtable was sponsored by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, Georgetown Women in International Affairs and[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Defector Shares Experience

Jeong Kwang-il, a former political prisoner at Camp Yodok in North Korea, spoke about his experiences in the camp at an event hosted by Truth and Human Rights in North Korea Thursday at the Mortara Center. Jeong was arrested by the North Korean government in 1999 after he contacted a[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Women’s History Month Celebrated in March

When Georgetown closes out its celebration of Women’s History Month on Tuesday with an event featuring ballet prodigy Misty Copeland, hundreds of students will have attended its 15 events, which featured discussions on gender, race, politics and disability. For the first time, the month-long series of programming received funding from[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Professor Discusses Surveillance, Muslim Youth

Arshad Ali, Assistant Professor of Educational Research at the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at George Washington University, discussed the impact of police surveillance systems on Muslim youth in a talk titled, “Citizen Suspect: The Criminalization of Muslim Youth in Post 9-11 America.” The event, sponsored by the[Read More…]

by February 15, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Professor Discusses Leadership

Russian Presidential Academy Department Chair of Global Leadership Studies and Georgetown University and New York University visiting professor Sam Potolicchio shared his tips on leadership Tuesday at an event entitled “How to Become President or CEO: Executive Leadership in the 21st Century.” The event, hosted by the International Relations Club,[Read More…]

by February 5, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Before ‘Amrika Chalo,’ Panel Discusses Satire

In light of the recent shooting at the office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics hosted “Politics, Comedy and the Dangers of Satire” on Friday, a panel featuring distinguished guests who discussed their experiences regarding satire and its cultural and religious implications. The[Read More…]

by January 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Professor Explores Nazi Psyche

Professor Alan Confino discussed his book “A World Without Jews: The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide” and provided insight on the psychological basis of the Nazi consciousness Wednesday afternoon in the Mortara Center. The event, sponsored by sponsored by the Program for Jewish Civilization, featured Confino, who teaches at[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

University Hosts Discussion on Astronomy for Galileo’s 450th Birthday

The Georgetown University Italian Research Institute and the Embassy of Italy hosted Adam Riess, the 2011 Nobel laureate in physics and astronomy, and Massimo Stiavelli, the James Webb Space Telescope mission head, the James Webb Space Telescope mission head, in a discussion on astronomy as part of the celebration of[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News