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SFS Graduate Students Rank First in Presidential Management Fellows Program

By Luke Suko, Special to The Hoya February 23, 2024

The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program, a prestigious nationwide fellowship offered by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, announced that 37 Georgetown University School of Foreign Service...

Maddie Fouberg/The Hoya | The Middle East Studies Association of North America’s (MESA) new relocation to Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service’s (SFS) Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) expands Middle East studies at Georgetown through increased interaction with field experts.

Premier Middle East Studies Nonprofit Relocates Headquarters to Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service

By Kate Hwang, Graduate Desk Editor February 23, 2024

The Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA), a nonprofit organization that fosters inclusive dialogue on Middle Eastern studies, announced its relocation to Georgetown University Feb. 21. The...

Nursing Professor Named Fulbright Egypt Specialist

By Sharon Xie, Special to The Hoya February 23, 2024

The Fulbright Specialist Program selected an associate professor from the Georgetown University School of Nursing (SON) Feb. 8 to work as a specialist with the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population.  Intima...

Capstone MBA Course Propels MSB to Top Business School Rankings

Capstone MBA Course Propels MSB to Top Business School Rankings

By Kate Hwang, Graduate Desk Editor February 23, 2024

A global nonprofit organization that recognizes excellence in business education ranked Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business (MSB) within its Top 26 institutions on Feb 13. The Association to...

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...

Researchers and Chinese Activists Discuss Free Speech Repression in US Higher Education

Researchers and Chinese Activists Discuss Free Speech Repression in US Higher Education

By Marisa Bist, Special to The Hoya February 23, 2024

Researchers and activists discussed the impact of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) repression on Chinese students’ free expression on U.S. university campuses at a Feb. 21 panel at Georgetown University. Panelists...

Haan Jun Lee/The Hoya | Georgetown Students Against Starbucks (GSAS) hosted union workers at a Feb. 22 panel followed by a rally in Red Square to call on Georgetown University to end its contract with Aramark, the university’s primary food service provider which has a license agreement with Starbucks, which has received nationwide criticism for union busting.

Georgetown Students Against Starbucks Hosts Union Workers, Holds Rally to Remove Starbucks from Campus

By Caroline Rareshide, Managing Editor February 23, 2024

Georgetown Students Against Starbucks (GSAS) hosted union workers at a Feb. 22 panel followed by a rally in Red Square to call on Georgetown University to end its contract with Aramark, the university’s...

@ashleyhayek/X | The Georgetown Heckler has faced criticism after members drew butts on their foreheads in Red Square on Feb. 14, in celebration of what they called “Ass Wednesday.”

Satirical Rendering of Ash Wednesday as ‘Ass Wednesday’ Draws Pushback

By Paulina Inglima, City Desk Editor February 23, 2024

The Georgetown Heckler, a humor and satire magazine based at Georgetown University, has faced criticism after members drew butts on their foreheads in Red Square on Feb. 14, in celebration of what they...

Georgetown University / Student interns, faculty members and graduate data fellows will now be able to help analyze the 2024 elections, including the primaries and general election, as part of a collaboration between Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy (MPP) and Decision Desk (DDHQ), an election results reporting website and service.

Decision Desk HQ Selects McCourt School as 2024 Election Hub

By Aamir Jamil February 23, 2024

Student interns, faculty members and graduate data fellows will now be able to help analyze the 2024 elections as part of a collaboration between Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy...

Roundtable Discussion Marks Continued Fight for LGBTQ+ Inclusive Housing

By Nola Goodwin February 22, 2024

The Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA), Queer People of Color (QPOC) and Georgetown University Pride (GU Pride) co-hosted the latest installment of ongoing talks about LGBTQ+ inclusive housing...

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...

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