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The McDonough School of Business’ (MSB) Psaros Center for Financial Markets and Policy hosted its second annual stock pitch competition on Feb. 23, which was won by the team pitching a stock buy of cybersecurity company Fortinet.

Fortinet Team Wins Annual Stock Pitch Competition

By Caleigh Keating, Events Desk Editor March 1, 2024

The McDonough School of Business (MSB) hosted its second annual undergraduate stock pitch competition Feb. 23.   At the competition, hosted by the MSB’s Psaros Center for Financial Markets...

Two experts discussed political and social conflict in Yemen since the Arab Spring and the current state of the country in a Feb. 22 discussion.

Experts Discuss Conflict in Post-Arab Spring Yemen

By Caleigh Keating, Events Desk Editor March 1, 2024

Two experts discussed political and social conflict in Yemen and historical instability in the country in a Feb. 22 event.   The panel, hosted by the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS)...

Mexican professor and political scientist Denise Dresser discussed Mexico’s upcoming 2024 presidential election in an event hosted by the Georgetown Americas Institute (GAI) on Feb. 22.

Discussion: What’s at Stake in Mexico’s 2024 Elections

By Tristan Perkins, Special to The Hoya March 1, 2024

A professor provided insight into the implications of Mexico’s 2024 presidential election in a conversation hosted by the Georgetown Americas Institute (GAI) Feb. 22.   Denise Dresser, a Mexican...

Courtesy of The Initiative of Catholic Social Thought and Public Life | Five journalists discussed the intersection of faith and politics and its role in the upcoming election in a conversation hosted by the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life (CST) and the Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics) on Feb. 13.

Journalists Discuss Role of Faith in Politics and the Upcoming Election

By Yifu Ke, Special to The Hoya February 16, 2024

Five journalists discussed the intersection of faith and policies and its role in the upcoming presidential election in a Feb. 13 conversation at Georgetown University. The Initiative on Catholic Social...

Caleigh Keating/The Hoya | Leading international experts deconstructed Latin America’s economic and political narrative within the international sphere based on last years Elcano Report Why Does Latin America Matter? in a Feb. 12 seminar.

Political and Economic Experts Discuss Challenges Facing Latin America

By Caleigh Keating, Events Desk Editor February 16, 2024

Leading international experts deconstructed Latin America’s economic and political narrative within the global sphere and examined the region’s relationship with the United States and the European...

Nola Goodwin/The Hoya | Three Latin American journalists discussed the risks of reporting in authoritarian countries in an event hosted by the Latin American Student Association and the Latin America and the Caribbean Policy Association Feb. 13.

Discussion: Latin American Journalists Speak on Reporting Under Authoritarian Governments

By Nola Goodwin, Hoya Staff Writer February 16, 2024

A panel of Latin American journalists discussed the risks of reporting in Venezuela and El Salvador at a Georgetown University event Feb. 13. The Latin American Student Association, a student group...

@gupolitics | Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger spoke to the Georgetown community about trust in elections and the outcome of presidential elections in an event hosted by the McCourt School Institute of Politics and Public Service on Feb. 7.

Georgia Secretary of State Speaks on Future of Election Security in America

By Joshua Chilmaid, Special to The Hoya February 9, 2024

Brad Raffensperger, the Republican secretary of state of Georgia, spoke about his experience overseeing presidential elections and his predictions for the future of U.S. politics at a Feb. 7 event.  The...

Aamir Jamil/The Hoya | The ambassador to the United States from Poland and first secretary of the Embassy of Ukraine joined experts and Georgetown University faculty to commemorate the second anniversary of the Russo-Ukrainian War, discussing the documentation of Russia war crimes and path to holding perpetrators accountable, at an event in Riggs Library on Feb. 7.

Representatives from Poland, Ukraine Discuss Russian War Crimes, Mark Second Anniversary of War in Ukraine

By Aamir Jamil, GUSA Desk Editor February 9, 2024

CW: This article references and discusses war crimes against women and children. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources.  The ambassador to the United States from Poland...

Aamir Jamil/The Hoya | Xóchitl Gálvez, opposition candidate in the Mexican presidential election,  visited Georgetown University as part of her U.S. tour to discuss the biggest issues facing Mexico, including security and renewable energy, Feb. 5.

Mexican Opposition Candidate Discusses Migration, Energy

By Aamir Jamil, GUSA Desk Editor February 9, 2024

The opposition candidate in the Mexican presidential election visited Georgetown University as part of her U.S. tour to discuss the biggest issues facing Mexico Feb. 5. Xóchitl Gálvez, a former mayor...

Givenchy Regional President Speaks at GRLA Event

Givenchy Regional President Speaks at GRLA Event

By Caleigh Keating, Events Desk Editor February 9, 2024

An executive at luxury fashion house Givenchy discussed the evolution and current state of the fashion industry at Georgetown University Feb. 6. At the event, which the student club Georgetown Retail...

Nola Goodwin/The Hoya | Economist and CEO of World Data lab Wolfgang Fengler spoke at a webinar on global demographic changes as part of the School of Continuing Studies (SCS) Drivers of Geopolitical Insecurity Seminar Series on Feb. 7.

World Data Lab CEO Talks Demographic Changes, Geopolitics

By Nola Goodwin, Hoya Staff Writer February 9, 2024

An economist-turned-CEO spoke at a webinar on global demographic changes at Georgetown University Feb. 7. Wolfgang Fengler, the CEO of World Data Lab, a company focused on creating large data models...

Local zero-waste store owner Rini Saha spoke to members of Georgetown GREEN about sustainability and the dangers of plastic and related chemicals.

Georgetown GREEN Hosts Local Zero Waste Store Owner

By Caleigh Keating, Events Desk Editor February 9, 2024

Georgetown Renewable Energy and Environmental Network (GREEN) hosted a local zero waste store owner to discuss the importance of zero waste, sustainable waste management and the dangers of waste-related...

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