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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

Reflections on 2022 Commencement

Now that the commencements for the class of 2022 have concluded, there’s been a little time for reflection. We had a large group of distinguished commencement speakers. Some of their themes were com…

May 26th, 2022

Event Planning

It is a reflective time for a university campus. Final examinations have been taken. End of course papers have been submitted. Faculty are hiding away reviewing student work and computing final grades…

May 18th, 2022

Privacy and Civic Obligations

One of the central puzzles of the 21st century is how societies can navigate the risk of harm from use of data about individuals, on one hand, and the benefits of using data to identify problems withi…

May 12th, 2022

Reducing the Costs of Course Materials

Over the past years concerns about the costs of books and other course materials have increased in the Provost Student Advisory Committee meetings. While tuition in US universities have risen, publica…

May 5th, 2022

Provost’s Podcast: Faculty in Research

Provost’s Newsletter: Monthly Announcements for Faculty