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2022 Lavender Graduation

Last week, the Georgetown community celebrated Lavender Graduation, a special ceremony for LGBTQ and Ally undergraduate and graduate students to acknowledge their achievements, contributions, and unique experiences at Georgetown University. #Hoyas2022 🏳️‍🌈

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Tech & Society Week from April 4-8

Join the Georgetown University Tech & Society initiative and its member organizations for the first ever Tech & Society Week, a weeklong series of events from April 4-8 featuring cross-campus perspectives on a variety of issues at the nexus of technology and society.

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Georgetown mourns the loss of former Secretary of State and longtime faculty member Madeleine Albright

The first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of state and a long-time public servant committed to serving the needs of women and girls, Madeleine Albright joined Georgetown’s faculty in the School of Foreign Service in 1982.

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Provost’s Blog

Data Analysis for Georgetown’s Common Good: Office of Assessment and Decision Support

These days many private sector enterprises are labeling themselves as information companies. This is true even for some whose long term history has little to do with large-scale information production…

June 23rd, 2022

Imagining Oneself as a PhD Student

Last week, two of our colleagues, Diana Kapiszewski (College, Government) and Lahra Smith (SFS and College, Government) led a larger team of colleagues, both faculty and PhD students, to offer the fir…

June 16th, 2022

The 21st Century Library

Visit any campus of a US university and it is quite likely you will see a main library edifice placed near the center of the original campus. The buildings are often some of the largest on the campus.…

June 9th, 2022

The Sweet Completion of a PhD

After the many commencement events of the last two weeks, one of them, the ceremony for newly minted PhDs deserves some reflection. It is labeled the “hooding” ceremony. It is uniquely heartwarmin…

June 1st, 2022

Provost’s Podcast: Faculty in Research

Provost’s Newsletter: Monthly Announcements for Faculty