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The concert, conducted by Sir Gilbert Levine in May 2014, was a joint effort by WETA Washington D.C., Georgetown University, the Archdiocese of Washington and the embassies of Poland, Italy, Argentina and the Holy See in honor of Pope Francis’ ceremony to make Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II saints. 
Speakers will address the War on Poverty's complicated legacy in D.C., today's demographic shifts, and the implications for our city's low-income residents in the future.
March 13, 2015: World Bank Group President to Lecture on Climate Change at Georgetown
Jim Kim’s lecture continues a university-wide initiative to address critical global issues in collaboration with world leaders in the public sector, business and civil society.
Current and former government officials and nuclear security experts will discuss emerging and evolving global nuclear security threats.
Georgetown University will host a conversation with His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar, and John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University.

February 19, 2015: Peace Corps Director to Speak at Georgetown University
Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet will visit Georgetown University to talk with students and faculty about service opportunities and Peace Corps’ new application process, and congratulate the school on its ranking as one of Peace Corps’ 2015 Top Colleges for volunteers.
James B. Comey, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), will deliver a speech titled “Hard Truths: Law Enforcement and Race."


February 5, 2015: World Bank Chief Economist to Lecture on Global Economic Development
Kaushik Basu’s lecture continues a university-wide initiative to explore critical global issues in collaboration with leaders in the public sector, business and civil society.

Five Georgetown University professors who specialize in Asia will offer their insights on some of the most important issues in the region. 

January 21, 2015: World Bank Group President to Lecture on Ebola, Global Development at Georgetown
Jim Yong Kim’s lecture kicks off a university-wide initiative to address critical global issues in collaboration with world leaders in the public sector, business and civil society


January 16, 2015: Georgetown Faculty Experts Available to Comment on 2015 State of the Union
Georgetown University faculty members are available to comment on a range of topics (including cybersecurity, jobs, energy and the environment, and more) related to President’s Obama 2015 State of the Union address.


December 3, 2014: Georgetown University to Host Discussion on Ebola Response with Ron Klain and Dr. Anthony Fauci  Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia will discuss evolving domestic and global responses to Ebola with Ron Klain and Dr. Anthony Fauci. 


December 1, 2014: Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to speak on “Smart Power: Security Through Inclusive Leadership”
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will discuss “Smart Power: Security Through Inclusive Leadership” as part of the launch of the inaugural National Action Plan Academy, a joint initiative of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, The Institute for Inclusive Security and the No Ceilings initiative of the Clinton Foundation.


October 27, 2014: Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to speak on “The Power of Women’s Economic Participation”
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will discuss “The Power of Women’s Economic Participation” as part of the re-launch of the International Council on Women’s Business Leadership at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security.

October 21, 2014: EPA Head Gina McCarthy to Speak at Georgetown University Friday
The Honorable Gina McCarthy will give the keynote address at the 2014 LEAD Conference titled, "The Power of Opinion: How Americans’ Preferences on Energy Point a Way Forward on Climate Change."


September 29, 2014: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde to Speak at Georgetown on the Global Economy

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde will look ahead to the 2014 IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings and discuss the state of the global economy and the resulting challenges and risks.


September 24, 2014: Rajiv Shah, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to Speak at Georgetown on Safe Access to Education for Girls in Nigeria 
Georgetown University will host a symposium titled “Advancing Safe Access to Education for Girls in Nigeria and Beyond”


September 18, 2014: Statement from the Family of Andrea Jaime


September 11, 2014: The Honorable Wendy R. Sherman to Deliver Lecture on US Policy in the Middle East at Georgetown

Ambassador Sherman will receive the Trainor Award for Distinction in the Conduct of Diplomacy and deliver a lecture titled, "US Policy in the Middle East: Present Course, Future Direction."


June 17, 2014: Georgetown University and the White House to Host Big Data Workshop Featuring John Podesta
The Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy’s Massive Data Institute and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy will host a workshop entitled "Improving Government Performance in the Era of Big Data: Opportunities and Challenges for Federal Agencies"

June 6, 2014: CIA and Georgetown University to Host Joint Conference on National Security

The Central Intelligence Agency and Georgetown are proudly hosting their first joint conference on national security and intelligence, titled "The Ethos and Profession of Intelligence."


May 2, 2014: Georgetown University, Washington Archdiocese, Ambassadors to Hold May 5th Celebration of Popes' Sainthood

Historic concert will present the American Celebration of the canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII.


April 28, 2014: President Bill Clinton to Deliver Second of Four Historic Lectures at Georgetown

President Bill Clinton, who graduated from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service in 1968, will give the second lecture in a historic series that explores the people, events, lessons and guiding principles that have shaped his career in public service.


April 4, 2014: Prominent Female Leaders to Speak at Georgetown University

OWN IT: The Inaugural GU Women in Leadership Summit will bring together prominent female figures from the worlds of policy, business, media and STEM.


April 1, 2014: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to Speak at Georgetown
The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of Supreme Court of the United States, will offer remarks on life in the law.

March 19, 2014: Statement from Georgetown University Regarding Law Enforcement Activity at McCarthy Hall


March 18, 2014: NATO Secretary General to Accept Award for Advancing Women in Peace and Security at Georgetown

The Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will receive an award at Georgetown March 19 for his leadership on integrating women, peace and security into the organization’s mandate and operations.


March 18, 2014: Statement from Georgetown University Regarding Hazardous Material On Campus


February 24, 2014: The 2014 Whittington Lecture featuring Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
Senator Warren will deliver remarks entitled “Collateral Damage, National Interests, and the Lessons of a Decade of Conflict.”

February 21, 2014: Clinton to Present Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security at Georgetown

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will present the university's annual award for Advancing Women in Peace and Security to the Rt. Hon. William Hague and Dr. Denis Mukwege.


February 19, 2014: Global Experts, Officials Gather for International Cyber Conference at Georgetown

Leading cybersecurity officials and government representatives from countries around the globe will join some of the most prominent U.S. cyber experts, policymakers and business leaders for Georgetown's annual conference on cybersecurity.


January 30, 2014: Georgetown Discussion to Explore “The Francis Factor” in Public Life at One Year
Approaching the one year anniversary of Pope Benedict's resignation and the stunning election of Pope Francis, Georgetown University's Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life offers a provocative look back and ahead on what this amazing year means for American politics and policy. 


January 16, 2014: Georgetown University Joins White House Summit to Increase College Access and OpportunityToday, Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia joined other leaders in higher education to participate in a summit at the White House on college access and opportunity.


December 5, 2013: Georgetown Faculty Available to Comment on Nelson Mandela's Life and Legacy

Georgetown University faculty members are available to comment on Former South African President Nelson Mandela.


November 27, 2013: The Global Fund 2014-2016: Sustaining the Fight against AIDS, Tuberculosis, & Malaria
Leading policymakers and academics will reflect on the unique window of the Global Fund to eliminate AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as public health threats, and will discuss the next three years in this global fight.

November 26, 2013: Georgetown’s Catholic Social Thought Initiative to Discuss Pope Francis and American Poverty

The Dec. 2 event, called “The Pope and the Poor: Challenges of Pope Francis and Catholic Social Thought for American Poverty” will take place at 7 p.m. in Gaston Hall on campus.


November 18, 2013: National Security Advisor Susan Rice To Deliver Remarks: “America's Future in Asia” at Georgetown

White House national security advisor Susan E. Rice will outline the future of U.S. policies toward the Asia Pacific at a speech on Wednesday, titled "America's Future in Asia."


November 13, 2013: Kerry, Clinton, Bush to Explore Afghan Women's Future in Georgetown Talk

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and former First Lady Laura Bush will convene Friday at Georgetown for a symposium addressing opportunities and solutions for sustaining the significant progress Afghan women and girls have made in the past 10 years.


October 28, 2013: Georgetown Hosts Final Stop of the “Generational Equity Tour” to Discuss Federal Budget and National Debt

A five-week, cross-country “Generational Equity Tour,” presented by the non-partisan The Can Kicks Back campaign, will host its final event at Georgetown University. 


October 4, 2013: Events to Launch New School of Public Policy at Georgetown

Georgetown University will officially launch its new McCourt School of Public Policy, made possible by a $100 million transformative gift from Frank H. McCourt, Jr., Georgetown class of 1975 and Chairman and CEO of McCourt Global, with a series of events open to the media next week.


September 27, 2013: Georgetown Initiative to Discuss Implications of Pope Francis and Catholic Social Thought for American Public Life

The new initiative will kick off Oct. 1 with a conversation and panel discussion on Pope Francis that includes Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, other Catholic leaders and PBS NewsHour political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks

September 19, 2013: Policy Leaders Gather to Discuss Future of Immigration Reform at Georgetown

Leaders from Federal government agencies, Capitol Hill, private sector organizations, non-profits, think tanks and academia will come together to engage in meaningful conversation surrounding immigration reform.


September 18, 2013: Georgetown University Receives $100 Million to Create New Public Policy School
Transformative gift from alumnus Frank H. McCourt, Jr. will forge a new approach to public policy education

September 16, 2013: Warren Buffett, Brian Moynihan to Speak at Georgetown University

Noted businessman, investor, and philanthropist Warren Buffett will join Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan for “A Conversation with Warren Buffett.”


July 31, 2012: Statement Regarding Georgetown's Mascot-in-Training

April 29, 2013: President Bill Clinton to Deliver First of Four Lectures at Georgetown

President Bill Clinton, who graduated from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service in 1968, will give the first in a historic series of lectures that explore the people, events, lessons and guiding principles that have shaped his career in public service. 


April 15, 2013: Kosovo President, Leader Pelosi Join International Leaders to Discuss Women, Peace & Security

Four international leaders from Europe and the United States will gather for an insightful panel discussion on the roles of women in war and peace in the 21st century.


April 10, 2013: Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus to Speak at Georgetown

The founder of the Grameen Bank will present a lecture on "Social Business and Microcredit for Women's Empowerment and Poverty Alleviation"


April 8, 2013: Ribbon Cutting for Georgetown University's Solar Street

Members of the Georgetown community will gather to celebrate the launch of Solar Street, a student-staff collaborative partnership for a renewable energy project.


April 4, 2013: GPPI Presents the Whittington Lecture with Former Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.)

Senator Lugar will deliver remarks entitled “Securing our Nation’s Future in a Partisan Era.”


March 28, 2013: World Bank President Kim to Speak at Georgetown University

The president of the World Bank, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, will speak at Georgetown University on April 2, 2013.


March 27, 2013: International Conference on Cyber at Georgetown University

Drawing on the experience of government practitioners, industry representatives and academic scholars, this event brings a multidisciplinary and international approach to the challenges in cyberspace from technical, corporate, legal, and policy perspectives.


February 22, 2013: Georgetown Hosts Conference on the U.S. Rebalance to Asia

Four panels bringing together scholars and practitioners to provide an assessment of the U.S. Asia Rebalance one year after the release of the U.S. Defense Strategic Guidance.


February 12, 2013: Secularism on the Edge Conference at Georgetown University

A series of panel discussions and public interviews on the role and future of secularism in the United States, France and Israel.


February 1, 2013: Secretary of Defense Panetta to Speak at Georgetown University

Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense, Leon E. Panetta, will deliver remarks at Georgetown University on leadership and public service.


January 24, 2013: Leaders Gather at Georgetown to Combat Human Trafficking

Georgetown University and Deloitte will host an event addressing immigration-related law enforcement challenges through the lens of anti-human trafficking. Featuring Academy Award-winning actress Mira Sorvino and Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, John Morton.


January 15, 2013: Georgetown University, DC Public Schools to Launch Executive Degree Program for Principals

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia, District of Columbia Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson, and McDonough School of Business Dean David A. Thomas will announce the launch of the DC Public Schools Executive Master’s in Leadership program.


January 11, 2013: Afghan President Hamid Karzai to Speak at Georgetown University

President Hamid Karzai will give remarks titled "Afghanistan Beyond 2014: A Perspective on Afghan-U.S. Relations" at Georgetown University during His Excellency’s visit to the United States of America.



November 5, 2012: U2's Bono and Bank of America's CEO to Speak on Social Enterprise at Georgetown

Musician and activist Bono will deliver a keynote address at Georgetown on social enterprise and the power of social movements to create change.


October 23, 2012: Top Diplomats Gather to Discuss U.S.-Asia Policy in Next Administration

A collection of America's top past and present diplomats on Asia will gather to discuss U.S.-Asia policy in the next administration.


October 22, 2012: Georgetown Hosts 'Common Word' Conference on Interreligious Understanding

The conference brings together activists from post Arab Spring countries as well as religious scholars, community leaders, and academics.


October 17, 2012: Secretary Clinton to Deliver Speech on Energy at Georgetown

The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, U.S. Secretary of State will deliver a speech on Energy Diplomacy in the 21st Century.


October 15, 2012: Georgetown Hosts Discussion on Politics, Public Policy and the Media
NPR's Robert Siegel will moderate a panel titled "Presidential Debates: Performance, Spin and the Press"

September 19, 2012: President of Argentina to Speak at Georgetown

The President of Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, will speak at Georgetown University on Argentina-U.S. bilateral relations.


September 19, 2012: Georgetown Hosts 2012 Election Discussion
GPPI's E.J. Dionne will moderate a discussion with leading political journalists and analysts from both sides of the aisle about the issues facing the 2012 presidential nominees this election season.


September 17, 2012: Former National Security Advisors to Speak at Georgetown

Three former presidential national security advisors will meet for a panel discussion titled, "National Security in the 21st Century."


September 10, 2012: Georgetown Symposium to Examine Catholic Perspectives on Religious Freedom

Conference in series hosted by Religious Freedom Project explores Catholic ideas about religious liberty in the United States and abroad.


July 23, 2012: Summit to Address Role of Faith in Global Health and HIV/AIDS

As AIDS experts from around the world gather in Washington for the XIX International AIDS Conference, members of the faith community will gather at Georgetown University to discuss the important role of the faith community in global health and in combating HIV/AIDS.


April 23, 2012: The Honorable Paul Ryan to Give Whittington Lecture
The Honorable Paul Ryan, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Budget Chairman, will deliver a speech entitled “America’s Enduring Promise.”

April 17, 2012: DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson to Receive Honorary Degree at Georgetown University

Kaya Henderson will receive an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, from Georgetown University in recognition of her contributions to education reform.


April 16, 2012: Tavis Smiley and Cornel West to Speak at Georgetown.
Georgetown University’s 2012 Michael Jurist (SFS '07) Memorial Lecture features Cornel West, professor at Princeton University, and talk show host and author Tavis Smiley.

April 13, 2012: Georgetown Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of D.C. Emancipation Day
Georgetown University will host a program commemorating the historical significance of D.C. emancipation.


April 12, 2012: Georgetown Hosts Family Impact Seminar at National Press Club
Georgetown's Public Policy Institute will host a panel of experts to discuss strengthening elementary education


April 4, 2012: International Cybersecurity Conference to Take Place at Georgetown
Georgetown's Institute for Law, Science & Global Security’s second annual conference on international engagement in cyberspace hosts a variety of policymakers, academics and key industry stakeholders from across the globe to explore the worldwide community’s increasing interconnectivity in this domain.

April 2, 2012: Georgetown to Host Official Delegation of Egypt's Freedom and Justice Party

The Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding will host a discussion with members of Egypt's Freedom and Justice Party.


March 27, 2012: Newt Gingrich to Speak at Georgetown
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will offer remarks entitled “Giving Young Americans The Right To Choose A Personal Social Security Account”


March 22, 2012: Georgetown Hosts Ambassador Verveer to Discuss Women in Church Leadership
In honor of Women's History Month, the Woodstock Theological Center is gathering key thinkers and leaders for a conversation about empowering the next generation of women.

March 16, 2012: Conference on 2012 Arab Uprisings to be Hosted at Georgetown

Georgetown University is hosting a two day conference titled, "The People Want the Fall of the Regime: The Arab Uprisings and the Future of Arab Politics."


March 8, 2012: International Conference on Latin America at Georgetown University

Georgetown University is partnering with the Departments of Commerce and State to host an international conference on education, economic growth and corporate social responsibility in Latin America.


February 27, 2012: Georgetown Hosts Forum on Global Philanthropy
GPPI’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership will bring together recognized leaders in global philanthropy, development and human rights to discuss the opportunities and obstacles that philanthropy brings to public policy.


February 22, 2012: Georgetown Public Policy Institute Hosts 2012 Conference: Business and Global Development: Changing Players, Problems, and Policies

The Georgetown Public Policy Institute's 2012 Conference will address global development policy issues.


January 26, 2012: President of Georgia to Speak at Georgetown University

The president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, will visit Georgetown to deliver a speech titled, "Why Georgia's Transformation Matters in the Post-Soviet Space."


January 19, 2012: Statement by University Spokesperson Stacy Kerr

January 10, 2012: Georgetown Celebrates MLK with Week of Events, Free Concert at Kennedy Center
Georgetown’s annual “Let Freedom Ring!” Initiative honors the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., through a series of academic, artistic, and extracurricular programs that examine King’s life and work. For the tenth consecutive year Georgetown hosts a free concert at the Kennedy Center.

2011 Archive

November 24, 2011: Statement by Georgetown President John J. DeGioia

November 28, 2011: Georgetown Hosts Screening of Miss Representation followed by Discussion with Director and Executive Producer
Georgetown will host a screening of the documentary film Miss Representation followed by a discussion with writer, director, and producer Jennifer Siebel Newsom and executive producer Regina Kulik Scully.

November 22, 2011: Statement by Stacy Kerr

November 7, 2011: Georgetown Honors Veterans
Members of the Georgetown University community will gather to honor our nation's veterans.

November 4, 2011: First Lady to Address Local High School Students at Georgetown University
Mrs. Obama will address local high school students at Georgetown after they spend the day learning first-hand about the transition from high school to college.

November 3, 2011: U.S. Poet Laureate to Speak at Georgetown
Philip Levine, Poet Laureate of the United States, will give a public reading followed by a discussion of his work.

November 3, 2011: A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr.
A celebration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., at Georgetown University.

October 25, 2011: Georgetown Hosts High Profile Speakers for Ideas Summit
Georgetown University is hosting an afternoon ideas and innovation summit to kick-off the launch of the new capital campaign, "For Generations to Come: The Campaign for Georgetown"

October 24, 2011: President Clinton to Discuss Economics at Georgetown University
The William J. Clinton Foundation will host a symposium titled “Clinton-Gore Economics: Understanding the Lessons of the 1990s” at Georgetown University.

October 21, 2011: Discussion on the History and Future of Vatican Diplomacy
Academic symposium will honor President Reagan's 1984 establishment of diplomatic relations with the Holy See.

October 14, 2011: Illinois Senator Dick Durbin to Speak at Georgetown
The Georgetown University College Democrats will host Illinois Senator Dick Durbin (SFS '66, L '69) for remarks in Gaston Hall.

October 12, 2011: H.E. Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata, Ambassador of Italy, to Speak at Georgetown
H.E. Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata, Ambassador of Italy, will give the opening remarks at a conference celebrating the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy.

October 6, 2011: 2011 U.S.-India Higher Education Summit Convenes at Georgetown University
The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State of the United States, will speak at Georgetown for the U.S.-India Higher Education Summit. The Summit will provide a platform for government and education leaders from both countries to outline their vision for 21st century education engagement to a broad cross-section of academics, university presidents and administrators, NGO and foundation executives, and association and private-sector leaders.

September 29, 2011: Former Prime Minister of Italy Giuliano Amato to Speak at Georgetown
The Honorable Giuliano Amato, former prime minister of Italy, will speak about the 150th anniversary of the Italian unification.

September 28, 2011: Michael Moore to Discuss New Book at Georgetown
Filmmaker and author Michael Moore will speak about his new book Here Comes Trouble: Stories from My Life and past films.

September 6, 2011: Georgetown Hosts Panel on American-Muslim Community Post-9/11
Georgetown's Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding is hosting a moderated discussion on the tenth anniversary of 9/11.

June 9, 2011: Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales to Discuss Civil Online Discourse at Georgetown
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and CiviliNation founder Andrea Weckerle will speak about civil digital discourse.

May 23, 2011: Georgetown Hosts Panel on Rethinking Muslim-West Relations
The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University is hosting a high-level panel discussion to discuss the future of Muslim-West relations.

May 17, 2011: Costa Rica President, Others to Speak at Georgetown Commencement
The president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla Miranda (G’89) and Harvard medical anthropologist Dr. Paul Farmer are just two of the dignitaries scheduled to speak at Georgetown’s commencement exercises May 20-22.

May 12, 2011: Chairman of the Fed Ben Bernanke to Speak at Georgetown
The chairman of the Federal Reserve System, Ben Bernanke, will give the keynote address at the "New Building Blocks for Jobs and Economic Growth" conference at Georgetown University.

May 3, 2011: The Prince of Wales to Deliver Keynote at "The Future of Food" Conference
The Prince of Wales will give the keynote address at "The Future of Food" conference, hosted by Washington Post Live at Georgetown University, May 4.

Apr. 28, 2011: Congressman Chris Van Hollen to Give Whittington Lecture at Georgetown
Congressman Chris Van Hollen will discuss federal budget issues at Georgetown’s annual Whittington Lecture.

Apr. 11, 2011: Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown to Speak at Georgetown
Gordon Brown, the former prime minister of the United Kingdom will speak at Georgetown about global values and institutions and will also sign copies of his new book, "Beyond the Crash: Overcoming the First Crisis of Globalization."

Apr. 8, 2011: Symposium to Explore Challenges of Religious Pluralism and Conflict Resolution
The Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown will host discussions on significant projects taking place on both a local and international scale that demonstrate multi-faith cooperation.

Apr. 8, 2011: U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Speak At Georgetown
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will speak about the crucial role of parents in making educational opportunities available to our nation's children.

Apr. 4, 2011: Valerie Jarrett to Give Bernstein Lecture at Georgetown
Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama Valerie Jarrett will give the Department of Government's Bernstein Lecture, entitled “Winning the Future.”

Apr. 1, 2011: Georgetown’s Lannan Symposium Features Pulitzer Prize Winner Junot Díaz
Scholars and artists will address the vexed relationships between the U.S. and its emerging immigrant-diasporic communities, particularly those from the Caribbean, Central America, and the U.S./Mexico borderlands.

Mar. 30, 2011: Statement by Julie Green Bataille

Mar. 28, 2011: Forum to Explore Intersection of Character Development and Student Achievement
Distinguished school leaders and education policy makers will discuss the role schools can play in shaping and influencing character and the impact this has on student achievement.

Mar. 28, 2011: President of Latvia to Discuss Transatlantic Dialogue at Georgetown
H.E. Dr. Valdis Zatlers, President of the Republic of Latvia, will address Latvia's role in transatlantic dialogue.

Mar. 28, 2011: Sheikh Fahad to Discuss Political Impact of News Media in Middle East, North Africa
Sheikh Fahad Al Salem Al Ali Al Sabah, humanitarian and president of the Center for Dialogue Among Civilizations, will address the effect of modern media and the spread of freedom in the Middle East and North Africa.

Mar. 24, 2011: Georgetown Hosts International Cyber Conference
Georgetown and the Atlantic Council are hosting a day-long conference on international engagement in cyber issues. Four panels will feature top practioners of cyber security issues and a keynote by Gen. Brent Scowcroft.

Mar. 17, 2011: Georgetown Hosts Tennessee Williams Centennial Festival Weekend with Edward Albee and Other Artists
Georgetown and Arena Stage present the Tenn Cent Fest March 24-27 with fully staged productions, concerts, lectures and discussions in honor of the American playwright’s 100th birthday.

Mar. 16, 2011: Georgetown Hosts Panel on Japan Earthquake Aftermath
Georgetown faculty from departments across campus will come together to discuss the situation on the ground in Japan in the wake of massive destruction caused by a series of earthquakes and tsunamis.

Mar. 11, 2011: Georgetown Hosts Community Leadership Discussion with Kaya Henderson and Other Leaders
This Woodstock Theological Center forum will gather a diverse set of leaders in urban service to explore critical questions about serving their communities and the challenges they face.

Mar. 7, 2011: Honorary Degree Ceremony for Michael M. Kaiser to Feature Denyce Graves 
Mezzo-Soprano Denyce Graves to perform at Georgetown degree ceremony for Kennedy Center's president.

Feb. 24, 2011: Georgetown Hosts Panel Discussion on International Ban on Landmines
Georgetown will sponsor a panel discussion on the United States and the International Ban on Landmines.

Feb. 24, 2011: Secretary Napolitano to Speak at Georgetown
Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, will join former secretaries Michael Chertoff and Tom Ridge to discuss the evolution of DHS and the Department’s ongoing efforts to strengthen America’s homeland security.

Feb. 24, 2011: Former D.C. Deputy Mayor Appointed Senior Advisor
Alumnus Victor Reinoso appointed senior advisor for new project development to Georgetown’s president and its chief financial officer.

Feb. 23, 2011: Symposium to Feature Archbishop Charles Chaput and Imam Feisal Rauf
Georgetown’s Berkley Center will bring together leading scholars and practitioners for a day-long symposium to discuss Jewish, Muslim, and Christian perspectives on whether America’s approach to religion and politics is worthy of emulation in other countries.

Feb. 23, 2011: Georgetown Public Policy Institute Hosts 2011 Conference: The Third Sector 
The Georgetown Public Policy Institute's 2011 Conference will address the nonprofit policy issues.

Feb. 16, 2011: Pilgrimage Studies Discussion to follow Screening of The Way with Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez
Georgetown’s department of Spanish and Portuguese will host a special screening of the, The Way, a film about the Camino de Santiago.

Feb. 10, 2011: A Discussion with Former President of Shell Oil Co.
John Hofmeister, former president of Shell Oil Co. will discuss his new book, "Why We Hate the Oil Companies."

Feb. 4, 2011: Congressman John Dingell to Speak at Georgetown
Dean of the U.S. House of Representatives John D. Dingell (D-MI) will the evolution and history of Congress.

Jan. 31, 2011: Statement Regarding the Successful Evacuation of Students from Cairo, Egypt
The Qatar Airways flight with Georgetown University's students studying abroad in Cairo, Egypt has just landed safely in Doha, Qatar.

Jan. 30, 2011: Statement Regarding the Evacuation of Students From Cairo, Egypt
After careful consideration, and following guidance from the U.S. State Department, American  University of Cairo officials and International SOS, Georgetown is making plans to evacuate all students currently studying abroad in Cairo, Egypt.

Jan. 24, 2011: Georgetown Hosts Conference on Portuguese-Speaking Africa
The African Studies Program is hosting a conference to discuss the democratization, development and global influences of Portuguese-speaking (Lusophone) Africa.

Jan. 24, 2011: Georgetown Hosts Discussion on Tunisian Revolt
The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies is hosting a panel of experts on North African and Arab politics to discuss repercussions of the Tunisian revolt.

Jan. 21, 2011: Cardinal O'Connor Conference on Life Hosted at Georgetown
The Cardinal O'Connor Conference on Life, one of the largest student-run pro-life conferences in America, will host prominent religious leaders, academics, and activists to discuss life issues.

Jan. 21, 2011: Statement in Memoriam of Sargent Shriver from John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University

Jan. 12, 2011: Georgetown Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.
Georgetown University’s annual “Let Freedom Ring!” Initiative honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., through a series of academic, artistic, and extracurricular programs that examine Dr. King’s life and work.

Jan. 11, 2011: Statement by Julie Green Bataille

2010 Archive

Dec. 3, 2010: John Mather, 2006 Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics, to Speak at Georgetown
Mather presents “From the Big Bang to the Nobel Prize and on to James Webb Space Telescope and the Discovery of Alien Life.”

Dec. 2, 2010: Georgetown Hosts Discussion with NFL Sportscaster James "JB" Brown
James “JB” Brown will talk about his memoir 'The Role of a Lifetime' in an interview with Christopher Metzler.

Nov. 29, 2010: U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to Convene U.S.-China Economic Forum at Georgetown
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke will convene a day-long policy conference to discuss the evolving commercial relationship between the United States and China.

Nov. 22, 2010: Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet DavutoÄŸlu to Speak at Georgetown
Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will deliver an address titled “Foreign Policy and Turkish–U.S. Partnership in the 21st Century.”

Nov. 16, 2010: Georgetown and the National Academy of Public Administration Host Dialogue with The Hon. James A. Baker, III and The Hon. George J. Mitchell
The National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) hosts the 2010 Recipients of The Elliot Richardson Prize for Excellence in Public Service at Georgetown.

Nov. 16, 2010: Georgetown Hosts Discussion with Mauricio Garcia Duran, S.J. on Conflict and Human Rights in Colombia Under President Uribe
Mauricio Garcia Duran, S.J. will discuss issues of conflict, security and human rights in Colombia under President Alvaro Uribe.

Nov. 15, 2010: Foreign Secretary William Hague to Speak at Georgetown
U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague will deliver a major foreign policy speech titled 'International Security in a Networked World.'

Nov. 5, 2010: Georgetown Hosts Policy Discussion of 2010 U.S. Midterm Elections
Panelists will debate what the election outcomes mean for President Obama, Congress and 2012 campaigns.

Nov. 4, 2010: Georgetown’s Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding hosts Anti-Terrorism Talk
Georgetown hosts a discussion of Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri's "fatwa" (religious ruling) condemning terrorism issued earlier this year.

Nov. 1, 2010: Georgetown’s College Democrats and Republicans Host Election Night Watch Parties
Politically like-minded young voters gather on election night to see how their parties fared.

Oct. 29, 2010: Fashion Designer Diane Von Furstenberg to Speak at Georgetown
Join Diane Von Furstenberg for a discussion titled, 'Common Threads: Business, Philanthropy and Women's Empowerment.'

Oct. 29, 2010: Georgetown to Host Discussion on U.S. Midterm Elections
Georgetown University is hosting a distinguished panel of policymakers, news makers and journalists to discuss what message the Midterm Elections results sent to the Republicans, Democrats, Independents and the Tea Party.

Oct. 29, 2010: Georgetown Anti-Genocide Group to Hold Mock Election for Burma
Georgetown STAND will host a discussion comparing upcoming elections in the United States to upcoming elections in Burma.

Oct. 26, 2010: Lecture Marks 40th Anniversary of Georgetown's Lauinger Library
Georgetown University celebrates Lauinger Library's 40th anniversary with book launch and lecture.

Oct. 26, 2010: Pulitzer Prize Winner Mark Fiore Discusses Political Satire
Mark Fiore will discuss the role of satire in today's politics.

Oct. 14, 2010: Georgetown to Host Discussion on the Future of Sudan
Prof. Andrew Natsios, former U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan, will provide his assesement on the current situation in, and future of, Sudan and Darfur.

Oct. 4, 2010: Weathering the Global Economic Crisis: The Kazakh Model
The people responsible for leading Kazakhstan's bank debt restructuring during the most recent global economic crisis will lead a discussion about their strategy and success.

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