Post Tagged with: "SFS"

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | Jason Matheny is the founding director of the Center for Security and Emerging Technologies, which will research technological advances in artificial intelligence.

GU to Establish Largest AI Policy Center in United States

The largest U.S. center focused on artificial intelligence technology and policy is set to open on Georgetown University’s campus in fall 2019. The center will be housed in the Walsh School of Foreign Service, offering undergraduates the opportunity to partake in research as assistants and students, according to SFS Dean[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA undergraduate students will be able to pursue minors in the college starting in the fall of 2019 after a vote of the SFS School Council.

SFS School Council Grants Final Approval for Cross-School Minors

The School of Foreign Service’s School Council voted unanimously to permit undergraduates to pursue any two minors or certificates offered by the university, beginning this fall. The School Council, which oversees SFS educational policy, passed the proposal Jan. 17. The School Council vote was the final approval needed after the[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (left) and chair of the SFS Board of Advisors Paul Pelosi (SFS ’62)(right) donated $1.6 million to support students seeking a career in public service.

Pelosi Family Endows Public Service Scholarship

Chair of the SFS Board of Advisors Paul Pelosi (SFS ’62) and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi donated $1.6 million toward expanding the career development programming of the newly renamed and endowed Paul F. Pelosi Public Service Scholars Program. Formerly known as the Walsh Scholars Initiative,[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
RYAN BAE/THE HOYA The School of Foreign Service Faculty Council’s Nov. 30 vote in favor of allowing SFS undergraduates to pursue minors in the Georgetown College is pending approval, but anticipated to pass, according to SFS Dean Daniel Byman.

SFS Faculty Vote to Allow Students to Pursue College Minors

The School of Foreign Service announced its undergraduates will be able to minor in disciplines within Georgetown College as part of an interschool collaborative effort Dec. 6. The announcement comes after the SFS Faculty Council voted in favor of the policy Nov. 30. The council’s vote awaits approval by the[Read More…]

by December 3, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
NATALIE ISE/ THE HOYA As incidents of antisemitism persist in the United States, Georgetown's Center for Jewish Civilization continues to attract more students

Center for Jewish Civilization Nears 100th Member

As a Jewish student at Georgetown University, Sam Appel (COL ’20) was not interested in taking classes within the minor offered by the the Center for Jewish Civilization when he arrived his freshman year. “Freshman year, I heard about the CJC, and I thought to myself, ‘No way I would want[Read More…]

by November 13, 2018 0 comments Features, News, News - Top
SCHOOL OF FOREIGN SERVICE Professor Cynthia Wei teaches "Examining Crises Through the Lens of Science," one of the approved science courses introduced in the School of Foreign Service as part of the new core requirement.

SFS Introduces New Core Science Requirement

This fall marks the first semester of the new core science requirement for students in the School of Foreign Service. The Class of 2022 is the first group of students subject to the new core curriculum. Accommodating the addition of a science requirement required a reduction in economics courses, major[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Andrew Steigman, who worked in the School of Foreign Service for over 20 years as a professor, associate dean and mentor for students hoping to enter the foreign service, died Sept. 7.

SFS Associate Dean and Former Ambassador Andrew Steigman Dies

Andrew Steigman, a professor and associate dean in the School of Foreign Service for over twenty years, died Sept. 7 after a stroke in August. Steigman was born in 1933. Before coming to Georgetown University as a professor in the practice of diplomacy in 1985, Steigman spent 27 years as[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Scott Guggenheim, top left, Catherine Novelli, Ambassador Jeffrey Laurentis,  Gen. Wesley K. Clark (ret.), and Dr. Azar Nafisi will serve as the SFS centennial fellows for the 2018-2019 academic year.

SFS Centennial Fellows Bring Expertise to Georgetown

Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, retired General Wesley Clark, will be one of five School of Foreign Service Centennial Fellows this year. He and the other fellows will serve as resources for students and alumni by hosting events, discussions and office hours. Former Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis (SFS ’76),[Read More…]

by September 17, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Doyle Mcmanus

LA Times Reporter Named as New Director of Undergraduate Journalism Program

Los Angeles Times reporter and columnist, Doyle McManus, was named the director of Georgetown College’s undergraduate journalism program this week. As a foreign policy correspondent and Washington bureau chief for the LA Times, he covered demonstrations in Iran’s capital city, Tehran, and the Iran hostage crisis in which 54 American[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

PANJWANI: SFS Should Cancel Class, Condemn Islamophobic CVE

This fall, the School of Foreign Service will host a class titled “Community-Based Terror Prevention (INAF-262-01).” The course description refers to the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) program, which was started by former President Barack Obama’s administration. By offering this course, the SFS is wrongly legitimizing CVE’s framework, which punishes misperceived[Read More…]

by August 17, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top