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Georgetown University | Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) announced the creation of the First Fellows program for first-generation limited-income students to provide students mentorship and academic support through a $2.8 million graduate donation on Feb. 26.

College to Launch First-Generation Student Fellowship With $2.8 Million Gift

By Maren Fagan, Academics Desk Editor February 29, 2024

The Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) received a $2.8 million gift to fund the creation of a new first-generation fellowship program, which the university announced Feb. 26.  The...

Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy | Karl Rove, a a senior adviser and deputy chief of staff for President George W. Bush, discussed the role and change of the Republican Party for the upcoming election on Feb. 28 as part of a series titled “Free Exchange with Michael Strain,” which promotes conversations with differing political points of view.

Former Senior Adviser Discusses the Future of the Republican Party

By Nora Toscano, Hoya Staff Writer February 29, 2024

A former senior adviser to former President George W. Bush spoke with Georgetown University community members about the future of the Republican Party in an event hosted by the McCourt School of Public...

Harvard University Press | Georgetown English professor and American Studies director Brian Hochman won the international Security Studies Network 2023 book prize for his book “The Listeners: A History of Wiretapping in the United States,” as announced by the English department on Feb. 15.

Professor Wins Surveillance Studies Book Prize

By Maren Fagan, Academics Desk Editor February 23, 2024

A Georgetown University English professor won the 2023 Surveillance Studies Network (SSN) Book Prize, an award that recognizes the top scholarship of a book about surveillance studies, the English department...

GU Politics | GU Politics will have five new members of their advisory board, including Cristόbal Alex, Patti Solis Doyle, Mike Dubke, Katie Harbath and Katie Walsh Shields, join the 13 other members who include four previous Fellows, according to a Feb. 14 press release.

GU Politics Advisory Board Gains Five New Members

By Nora Toscano, Hoya Staff Writer February 23, 2024

The Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics) announced the addition of five new members to its advisory board in a Feb. 14 press release.  Cristόbal Alex, Mike Dubke, Katie...

Nola Goodwin/The Hoya | Author Orit Avishai, a professor of sociology and women’s, gender and sexuality studies at Fordham University, discussed her book “Queer Judaism: LGBT Activism and the Remaking of Jewish Orthodoxy in Israel” during a Feb 20 book talk hosted by the Center for Jewish Civilization (CJC).

Author Talks Queerness, Ethnography Within the Jewish Orthodox Community

By Nola Goodwin, Hoya Staff Writer February 22, 2024

The author of a book examining the evolving relationship between the queer community and Orthodox Judaism shared insight about her ethnographic research and writing process at a Feb. 20 event. Orit...

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Carlos M. Vazquez II/Wiki Commons | General Mark A. Milley, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, being the top adviser to the President and highest-ranking military official, will join the SFS Security Studies Program as a distinguished fellow in residence beginning this semester, according to a Feb. 13 press release.

General Milley to Join SFS as Distinguished Fellow in Residence

By Maren Fagan, Academics Desk Editor February 22, 2024

General Mark A. Milley, formerly the nation’s highest-ranking military officer, will serve as a Distinguished Fellow in Residence in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) beginning this...

MSB Class of 2023 Breaks Salary, Employment Records

MSB Class of 2023 Breaks Salary, Employment Records

By Jasmine Zhang, Special to The Hoya February 15, 2024

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business (MSB) reported record employment statistics for its undergraduate Class of 2023 in its annual Undergraduate Employment Report, published Feb. 8.  Students...

Maren Fagan/The Hoya | Newly selected distinguished professor Victor Cha lectured about the role of economic coercion and independence in global affairs during a Feb. 12 event titled “Collective Resilience: Countering the Weaponization of Economic Interdependence” in Lohrfink Auditorium.

Distinguished Professor Shares Insight On China’s Economic Weaponization, Solutions

By Maren Fagan, Academics Desk Editor February 15, 2024

A newly selected distinguished professor delivered a university-wide lecture concerning the role of economics in global power’s work to keep power in Lohrfink Auditorium Feb. 12. Victor Cha, a professor...

Maren Fagan/The Hoya | Six professors from different universities discussed the role of Black women’s influence and participation in the field of politics during a Feb. 5 panel co-hosted by the government department, department of African American studies and women’s and gender studies.

Panel: Professors Discuss Research, Role of Black Women in Politics

By Maren Fagan, Academics Desk Editor February 8, 2024

Six professors discussed the role of Black women as leaders and mobilizers in voting, their influence in past elections and their role in the upcoming 2024 presidential election in a Feb. 5 panel. Georgetown...

Nola Goodwin/The Hoya | Four poets of African heritage joined a poetry reading on Feb. 7 hosted by the Lannan Center to discuss African culture and the modern impact of colonialism as a Georgetown event for Black History Month.

Black Poets Talk Heritage, Share Work

By Nola Goodwin, Special to The Hoya February 8, 2024

Four poets of African descent shared their poems and reflected on their writing experiences at a poetry reading held by the Georgetown University Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice on Feb. 6. The...

McCourt School Announces New Undergraduate Degree Program

McCourt School Announces New Undergraduate Degree Program

By Kate Loughran April 2, 2023

Georgetown University’s board of directors approved in February 2023 a new undergraduate degree program offered jointly between the McCourt School of Public Policy and the College of Arts & Sciences...

Georgetown Student Receives Award From Society of Physics Students

Georgetown Student Receives Award From Society of Physics Students

By Olivia Macaulay December 2, 2022

The Society of Physics Students (SPS) recognized Sophie Taylor (COL ’24) on Oct. 8 for her research on nanoparticles. Taylor, a physics major, won the award at the Physics Congress, which is held...

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