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Madison Fox-Moore | Georgetown University marked its third annual Tech and Society Week, a week-long series of events, workshops and panels designed to explore the nexus of technology and policy.

Marking Third Year, Tech and Society Week Bridges Innovation, Ethics

By Madison Fox-Moore, Student Life Desk Editor April 12, 2024

Georgetown University celebrated the intersection of technology and culture with a week of events from April 8 to 12.   Tech and Society Week exposes students of all disciplines to the work...

Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy | The online Master’s of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program recently expanded internationally to welcome students from Canada, Mexico and Central and South America in an announcement March 28.

International Expansion of MSBA Program Commits to Institutional Inclusivity

By Kate Hwang, Graduate Desk Editor April 10, 2024

The online Master’s of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program announced March 28 that it has expanded internationally to welcome students from Canada, Mexico, Central and South America. The...

FOLLOW THE RULES | Expert Judgement

FOLLOW THE RULES | Expert Judgement

By Aditi Sridhar November 29, 2023

Common sense tells you that when you are doubtful about something far too technical for your own expertise, you listen to the experts. Whether it be reading an article or two on the internet, talking...

Anthony Fauci Visits Campus, Discusses COVID-19 Policy, Preventing Future Pandemics

Anthony Fauci Visits Campus, Discusses COVID-19 Policy, Preventing Future Pandemics

By Minoli Ediriweera April 1, 2023

Dr. Anthony Fauci (H ’90), former White House chief medical advisor and former director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, came to Georgetown University March 27 and spoke...

MORAN: Overcome Polarization In Abortion Debate

By Sean Moran November 18, 2022

The recent United States Supreme Court Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization (2022) decision has put abortion in the national spotlight. Now the power of deciding the legality of abortion has...

Equity Impact Fund Invests $1.25M in Underrepresented DC Businesses

Equity Impact Fund Invests $1.25M in Underrepresented DC Businesses

By Nina Raj September 1, 2022

The Inclusive Innovation Equity Impact Fund (IIEIF) will invest $1.25 million in 16 Washington, D.C. businesses owned by entrepreneurs who are economically disadvantaged or have experienced racial prejudice.  The...

Five Finalists Selected for Georgetown Public Policy Challenge

Five Finalists Selected for Georgetown Public Policy Challenge

By Nina Raj March 21, 2022

Five teams were chosen to advance to the final round of the 2022 Georgetown University Public Policy Challenge, where participants submit policy proposals targeting a Washington, D.C. issue of their choice,...

Georgetown Course Highlights Diverse Perspectives of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Georgetown Course Highlights Diverse Perspectives of the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Minoli Ediriweera February 3, 2022

A course offered in fall 2021, titled “How To End A Pandemic,” highlights the impact individuals from various sectors had on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.    Rebecca Katz,...

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

By Katrina Schmidt May 25, 2019

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...

@REBECCAKATZ5/TWITTER | Rebecca Katz, director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security, which studies public health emergencies, will be co-director of a new infectious disease masters program.

GU Develops New Masters Program in Infectious Disease

By Meredith Miller April 4, 2019

A new masters program in global infectious disease is set to launch in fall 2019. The program intends to bridge the gap between the science of infectious diseases and its public policy implications, according...

MADELINE CHARBONNEAU/THE HOYA | Board of directors approves updated weapons policy banning the use of weapons by all members of the Georgetown community Feb. 14.

New Weapons Ban Applies Campuswide, Board Confirms

By Meredith Miller February 22, 2019

Georgetown’s board of directors approved a campus weapons policy banning firearms on campus in a Feb. 14 meeting, with signage on the prohibition of weapons set to be posted on campus later this year. The...

Current Policy Neglects Victims of Labor Trafficking, Ambassador Says

Current Policy Neglects Victims of Labor Trafficking, Ambassador Says

By Dhruv Johri December 6, 2018

Policymakers must ensure their efforts to combat human trafficking prioritize victims of both sex and labor trafficking, School of Foreign Service centennial fellow Ambassador Mark Lagon said at an event...

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