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Announcing the Georgetown School of Nursing (GSN) and the Georgetown School of Health (GSH)

As an expansion of our commitment, today, we are announcing a plan to launch two new schools focused on health: The Georgetown School of Nursing (GSN) and the Georgetown School of Health (GSH).


Georgetown student-veterans tell their stories

Meet six McDonough graduate students who tell us about their life as student-veterans and how they journeyed from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force to the Hilltop.


Georgetown students named Presidential Management Fellows finalists

Congratulations to the 29 School of Foreign Service graduate students who were named Presidential Management Fellows finalists!


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Provost’s Blog


January 21st, 2021

These past few days have offered many of us a sense that corners have been turned. Normally, this feeling hits immediately upon New Year’s Day, and returning to normal activities after a holiday break, and adjusting to writing a new number for the year. It seemed slower this year but more multifaceted. We have reasons […]

Flexibilities in Undergraduate Education

January 14th, 2021

Despite the fact that Georgetown has a rather well-articulated set of requirements applicable to all students, there are already several different kinds of paths through the university. For example, I am impressed in talking with alumni who took part in intercollegiate athletics that their memories are quite different from others. They disproportionally participated in fewer […]

Learning for Life

January 7th, 2021

A story I love to retell describes one of the first meetings of a Georgetown undergraduate course. The course was designed to have students work as a team to solve a practical problem faced by a nonprofit organization devoted to providing meals to poor children. How could the nonprofit increase the number of children served […]

After This, What?

December 31st, 2020

It’s that time filled with retrospectives on the soon-to-be-completed year. This year’s crop of reflections seem confounded with speculation about how the world will be the same or different in the upcoming year. Our colleague, Deborah Tannen, is quoted in one piece – “Instead of asking, ‘Is there a reason to do this online? we’ll […]

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