Post Tagged with: "sfs academic council"

EDITORIAL: Pilot 1-Credit Language Courses

To uphold its reputation as a leader in international education and incorporate the demands of students into its curriculum, Georgetown University should run a pilot program across all four undergraduate schools to test the viability of one-credit language classes. Last October, School of Foreign Service Senior Associate Dean Daniel Byman[Read More…]

by April 13, 2018 2 comments Editorial
Ambassador Barbara Bodine, the director of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, will head the Walsh Scholars Initiative launching this fall.

SFS Initiative Targets Public Service

The School of Foreign Service Academic Council is set to announce a new program focused on promoting and supporting careers in the public sector. The program, called the Walsh Scholars Initiative, will be housed in the School of Foreign Service and will be officially rolled out in the coming weeks,[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

SFS Considers Adding Minors

The School of Foreign Service Academic Council will continue its discussion on the merits of the certificate program and the possible introduction of minors into the SFS curriculum following a town hall discussion between students, SFS Associate Dean Mitch Kaneda and SFS Interim Dean James Reardon-Anderson last Tuesday. SFSAC President[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

SFS Offers Credit to Interns

The School of Foreign Service will offer a one-credit, pass-fail course next semester that will grant academic credit to SFS students who hold internships. This course, which is aimed toward juniors and seniors but will also be open to sophomores, will be taught by Associate Dean Emily Zenick. “The class[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The struggle for students to find a table in the Intercultural Center Galleria will continue as efforts to create new study spaces in the ICC have slowed.

Plans Stall for ICC Study Space

Although the Office of Planning and Facilities Management announced plans to renovate the Intercultural Center to create new study spaces for students in the School of Foreign Service in February, plans have stalled as a result of budgetary concerns. The university approved plans to create a new study space and[Read More…]

by November 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

SFS Council Seeks ICC Study Space

On a weekday in the Intercultural Center, students sit along the walls of the Galleria’s tile floor. The space, filled by students waiting for classes, office hours and meetings with deans, is sparsely furnished with four leather couches and a few tables outside of More Uncommon Grounds. The School of[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Students Predict GU Future

Students Predict GU Future

Student leaders shared their visions for the future of the university at “Georgetown in Five Years: A Conversation with Student Leaders” on Tuesday. The event, sponsored by The Hoya, was moderated by Evan Hollander (SFS ’14), chair of The Hoya’s board of directors. The panelists acknowledged the work the administration[Read More…]

by September 6, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

SFS Survey Calls for More Space, Curriculum Reform

Results of a survey conducted by the Bachelors of Foreign Service Review Committee suggest student desire for more student space and core curriculum reform. Results of the survey, which was conducted last semester, were released Wednesday. According to SFS Academic Council President Lucas Stratmann (SFS ’12), the survey was drafted by the academic council in[Read More…]

by March 16, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

2 Elude Map Class This Year

In a dramatic decrease from last year, only two students in the School of Foreign Service scored high enough on the Oct. 7 exam to place out of the SFS’s required Map of the Modern World course. Last October, 65 SFS students tested out of Map of the Modern World,[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Map Changes Revisited

The SFS Academic Council established a Map of the Modern World working group about two weeks ago, a move that followed earlier recommendations put forth in the council’s report on this year’s changes to the School of Foreign Service’s core requirement. James Reardon-Anderson, senior associate dean and director of undergraduate[Read More…]

by March 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News