At Georgetown University’s several commencement ceremonies, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, social justice advocate and nun Norma Pimentel, Chairman of Special Olympics Timothy Shriver and MeTL Group President Mohammed Dewji (GSB ’98) addressed graduates.
After campaigning for more more spaces that recognize the cultural identity of the graduate schools, graduates from the Georgetown University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences gathered at the “Multicultural Graduation Celebrations” to honor the achievements of minority graduate students at Georgetown.
The accomplishments of graduates from all four undergraduate schools were celebrated in this year’s Tropaia Ceremonies.
Gabriella Reyes (GSP ‘26) and Dr. Victor Fernández-Mallat reflect on the findings of their original research on dialect perception and calls on Georgetown University to take more definitive action against implicit bias within the institution.
Brendan Teehan (COL ‘25) reflects on his experiences being one of few openly queer members on the Georgetown Mock Trial team and deconstructs the association between queerness and theatricality in witness roles.