Post Tagged with: "McCourt School of Public Policy"

AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | Chef and humanitarian José Andrés addresses graduates of the McCourt School of Public Policy on May 16.

Collaboration Enables Change, Chef and Humanitarian Advises McCourt Graduates

Internationally recognized chef and humanitarian José Andrés extolled the value of collaboration between insiders and outsiders in the public policy world at the McCourt School of Public Policy commencement May 16. Andrés, an immigration reform advocate and founder of the nonprofit World Central Kitchen, which aids hunger relief efforts, described[Read More…]

by May 25, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that President Donald Trump’s administration must reinforce weakening relationships with European and Asian countries at an event in Gaston Hall on Wednesday.

In Keynote Address, Hillary Clinton Urges Rebuilding of Strained Global Alliances

The United States must engage more with the global community to rebuild weakening alliances with regions such as Europe and Asia, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said at an event in Gaston Hall on Wednesday. Throughout her speech, Clinton said that President Donald Trump’s administration’s decision to backtrack on[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU HEALTH POLICY INSTITUTE In 2017, the number of children without health insurance in the United States increased for the first time since 2008, according to a Nov. 21 report released by the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy's Center for Children and Families.

McCourt School Report Finds Rising Number of Uninsured Children

The number of children without health insurance in the United States rose for the first time in at least a decade, according to a report by the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy’s Center for Children and Families released Nov. 21. The study estimated that the number of children[Read More…]

by December 6, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The McCourt School of Public Policy will introduce a Master in Data Science for Public Policy program next fall, increasing student knowledge of an evolving field.

McCourt School Plans New Masters Program

The McCourt School of Public Policy will introduce a Master in Data Science for Public Policy program next fall, increasing McCourt students’ access to data science. The new program will be housed in the McCourt School, but will feature a core curriculum that is split between public policy courses in[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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McCourt School of Public Policy Dean Edward B. Montgomery will leave the university for a position as President of Western Michigan University this summer.

McCourt School of Public Policy Dean to Depart

Edward B. Montgomery, dean and professor of economics at McCourt School of Public Policy, plans to leave Georgetown at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year to serve as the President of Western Michigan University, according to University President John J. DeGioia in a campuswide email April 12. The trustees[Read More…]

by April 19, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Kelly Schneider (GRD ’18), left, Christian Conroy (GRD ’18) and Adam Bouyamourn (GRD ’18) each received $20,000 for their projects.

Baker Grant Winners Tackle Global Issues

Georgetown graduate students Adam Bouyamourn (GRD ’18), Christian Conroy, (GRD ’18), Jacob Ford (GRD ’18), Rebecca Gerr (GRD ’18), and Kelly Schneider (GRD ’18) are each working find ways to enact meaningful and realistic change on global policies issues within a year with the $20,000 from the Baker Innovation Grant.[Read More…]

by March 16, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Professor Criticizes Clinton Campaign Strategy

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a series of electoral mistakes, while pollsters underestimated President Donald Trump’s support, according to Professor Samuel J. Potolicchio (COL ’04) in a talk in White-Gravenor Hall on Tuesday evening. Potolicchio, the director of Global and Custom Education at the McCourt School of Public[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Provost Robert Groves spoke at the Beeck Center’s “Data for Social Good” series Wednesday.

Report Analyzes Data Use

The innovative use of data will significantly benefit the next White House administration, according to a new report by the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation and the McCourt School of Public Policy. Sponsored by the Case Foundation, Nielsen and the Democracy Fund, the report —  titled “The Architecture[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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GU Politics hosted National Security Adviser Susan Rice at an event moderated by SFS Dean Joel Hellman to discuss her position in the first of the “Exit Interview” series — dedicated to examining Obama’s legacy.

Susan Rice Launches GU Politics Obama Exit Interview

National Security Advisor Susan Rice spoke about the role of national security in President Barack Obama’s administration during the first event of “The Exit Interview,” Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service’s six-part lecture series, which will focus on Obama’s legacy. Around 400 people attended the Sept. 14 event in[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

GU Politics Names New Advisory Board Members

The Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service announced Monday the addition of seven new members and an expansion from 15 to 18 members to its advisory board, a team made up of professional political and policy experts who plan out the organization’s direction and provide support for current[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top