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Georgetown This Week: November 2

President DeGioia speaks on civic engagement to the @georgetown community on Election Day 2020


Every Hoya Everywhere

Every Hoya can help stop the spread of #COVID19. Learn more about our #EveryHoya campaign by visiting:


Penner Family Experiences Funding Opportunity

Apply for an award of up to $1,500 for the Spring 2021 semester for an experiential learning opportunity


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Provost’s Blog

Diversity and Sustainability

December 3rd, 2020

I’ve had the occasion recently to reflect on the life cycle of various groupings of scholars. It is interesting how some institutes, some departments, some centers exhibit very different trajectories over time. Some reach a peak of influence and gradual decline. Others never achieve their potential impact. It is common for the founders of a […]


November 25th, 2020

A wise man once told me that there is no joy without gratitude. Many of us, in the midst of this global pandemic, have not experienced much joy this year. Indeed, there are many commentaries about how tough this year has been on all of us. For a glimpse of some funny images just enter […]

Student-Led Action-Oriented Research

November 19th, 2020

Provosts interact with students less frequently than faculty. It’s one of the unfortunate features of the role. The Provost’s Office does have several student advisory committees, but they too infrequently discuss the great work that Georgetown students are conducting. I recently discovered a meeting on my schedule labeled “The Opportunity Project.” I had vague memories […]

A Student Ombuds

November 12th, 2020

Over the past few years, many work organizations and higher education institutions have created a role called “ombuds” or “ombudsperson.” An ombuds is “one who assists individuals and groups in the resolution of conflicts or concerns.” Sometimes the concerns arise between peers, conflicts or grievances about the behavior of one person on the part of […]

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