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"
The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of Supreme Court of the United States, will offer remarks on life in the law.
Senator Warren will deliver remarks entitled “Collateral Damage, National Interests, and the Lessons of a Decade of Conflict.”
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.
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.
Transformative gift from alumnus Frank H. McCourt, Jr. will forge a new approach to public policy education
NPR's Robert Siegel will moderate a panel titled "Presidential Debates: Performance, Spin and the Press"
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.
The Honorable Paul Ryan, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Budget Chairman, will deliver a speech entitled “America’s Enduring Promise.”
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.
Georgetown University will host a program commemorating the historical significance of D.C. emancipation.
Georgetown's Public Policy Institute will host a panel of experts to discuss strengthening elementary education
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.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will offer remarks entitled “Giving Young Americans The Right To Choose A Personal Social Security Account”
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.
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.
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.
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. 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
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 DavutoÄÂÂlu 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.