Post Tagged with: "reflection"

Mo Elliethee

GU Politics Reflects on Transformative Inaugural Year

As the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service approaches the end of its inaugural year on campus, its leaders, fellows and student participants reflect on the institute’s accomplishments since it opened its doors in August 2015. In the past year, the institute, an affiliate of the McCourt School of Public[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Black Lives Matter Activists Reflect on Activism, Origins

Leaders from the Black Lives Matter movement, including Baltimore mayoral candidate DeRay Mckesson, encouraged students to engage in issues of racial injustice in a panel in Copley Formal Lounge hosted by the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice on Tuesday The panel, titled “Black to the Future: Activism, Community,[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
BOBROSKE: Finding New Sources Of  Inspiration Abroad

BOBROSKE: Finding New Sources Of Inspiration Abroad

Georgetown students tend to have “busy” lives packed with internships, sports, clubs, activism and school. We pride ourselves on the Jesuit value of reflection, yet it can certainly be difficult to find time for, unless it becomes a required exercise during one of our activities. In South Africa, I was[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
BOBROSKE: Redefining Failure At Home and Abroad

BOBROSKE: Redefining Failure At Home and Abroad

I waltzed into the academic office, sifted through the stack of China-Africa relations papers and confidentially picked up my own before checking my grade. 52 percent. Once upon a time I was high school valedictorian, and now here I was, sitting two percentage points above the failure mark on a[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Step One: Reflection

Step One: Reflection

Whether you are burned out, running on an adrenaline rush from your great grades or feeling stressed and pressured about your summer internship, you should take some time to recover from the year. Amid homework, projects and social events during the school year, there is little time to break and[Read More…]

by June 11, 2015 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

On Painful, Senseless Hatred

From how it played out on the street and screen, you might think students were having fun. They smiled and laughed with witty signs, ridiculing the protestors just outside the gates. Dozens of students asked them questions, taking glee in the studied idiocy they received in return. The scene was[Read More…]

by May 2, 2015 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

Meaningful Exams For A Meaningful End

One of the most challenging things for a professor to do is to design a truly meaningful and transformative final exam or final paper. Yet, after 21 years of experience in higher education as both a student and professor, I have come to appreciate how powerfully a well-designed exam or[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
GRAY: Easter’s Crucial Reflections

GRAY: Easter’s Crucial Reflections

During this challenging winter, I often returned to the final lines of Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind:” “The trumpet of a prophecy! O Wind, If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?” The Romantics in general, and perhaps Shelley in particular, have minimal resonance in the hearts of most[Read More…]

by March 30, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

RSVP To Reflection

Last week, a group of students launched a dinner party too cool for your parents. Dinner With 7 Strangers aims to provide a forum in which seven randomly selected members of the Georgetown community can share a meal and conversation. Combining things students love — free food and meeting new[Read More…]

by March 6, 2015 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
CARNES: Investing in the Hard Discussions

CARNES: Investing in the Hard Discussions

We live in a broken world. This semester, I have been teaching a new course on the politics of inequality. Each week my students and I try to better understand how socio-economic status, race, religion, gender, education, geography, politics and history have contributed to the chasms we observe today. At[Read More…]

by March 2, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top