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Leading Technology and Society Researcher Joins Georgetown

danah boyd, a leading expert and researcher at Microsoft Research ( @MSFTResearch ), has joined Georgetown as a visiting distinguished professor, accelerating a university-wide initiative on technology, ethics, governance and public policy.


From Climate Ambition to Climate Action

SFS and the Science, Technology and International Affairs (STIA) program hosted “The Road to COP26: From Climate Ambition to Climate Action,” a panel discussion about the upcoming global summit and climate goals for the U.S., U.K. and the world.


New Charitable Foundation Established

In a new and meaningful phase of work and with the ongoing support of Georgetown, the Jesuits and the Descendants of the 272 enslaved individuals sold in 1838 by the Maryland Province of Jesuits have established a charitable foundation focused on racial healing and educational advancement.


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An Update on GU-Q

October 14th, 2021

A recent visit to Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) acknowledged the departure of Dean Ahmad Dallal, to assume the presidency of the American University of Cairo, and provided a chance to renew ties between the provost office and GU-Q faculty and staff. Given the COVID pandemic, there had been no visit from the provost office […]

Faculty Reactions Returning to Campus for the Fall Semester

October 6th, 2021

Starting in Spring 2020, the Center for New Designs, Learning, and Scholarship (CNDLS) and the Office of Analysis and Decision Support (OADS) conducted surveys of students and faculty involved in courses. The surveys created a feedback loop to both students and faculty, providing counsel on how to improve the learning outcomes of students enrolled in […]

The Good News

September 30th, 2021

All of us have experienced unprecedented uncertainty over the past months – unknown risks of COVID-19; economic threats; political instability. At times, it seems the salience of these uncertainties have eliminated our ability to appreciate good news when we do receive it. The uncertainty of the global pandemic has not disappeared, but there is some […]

A Network for Practical Ethics

September 22nd, 2021

Georgetown has a glorious heritage in helping the world grapple with common life activities that pose ethical issues. Notably, such translation of theories of ethics to practical guidance was the lifeblood of the development of bioethics in the 20th century. Georgetown played a large role in this development. Georgetown’s Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE) was […]

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