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Embracing Community

The Georgetown community includes dynamic students and faculty and a life-long global alumni network

The Georgetown experience values community, providing a multi-dimensional education and vibrant experiences in and out of the classroom that enable students to learn more about themselves and others.  Campus life fosters intellectual, emotional and spiritual growth by providing diverse programming that meets personal needs and helps prepare students for futures in service to others and the world.

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    'Breaking Bad' Actor, Creator and Alum Visit Master Class

    December 2, 2015

    A master class in the film and media studies program receives a visit from Sony Picture Television executive Zack Van Amburg (C’92), Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan and actor Bryan Cranston.

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    Faculty Members to Speak in Paris Alongside Climate Change Talks

    November 30, 2015

    Two Georgetown faculty members - Joanna Lewis and Vicki Arroyo – will speak in Paris alongside events of the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference. The talks began today and run through Dec. 11.

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    Legacy of a Dream Winner Trains Allies to Serve D.C. Nonprofits

    November 24, 2015

    Alumna Nakeisha Neal Jones (G'02), executive director of Public Allies DC, will be honored as Georgetown’s 2016 John Thompson Jr. Legacy of a Dream Award recipient in January at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

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    Author Speaks on Six Million Blacks Who Migrated From American South

    November 17, 2015

    Isabel Wilkerson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author, came to Georgetown this past Friday to converse with NPR correspondent Michel Martin about Wilkerson's book on the migration of six million African Americans from the South to other parts of the country between 1915 and 1970.

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    BBC Executive Shares Media Trends, Leadership Advice at Business School

    November 12, 2015

    Ann Sarnoff, president of BBC Worldwide North America, recently shared her leadership philosophy and thoughts about the state of television at the McDonough School of Business in conjunction with the re-launch of the Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Institute.

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    Law School Honors Graduates, Students for Public Service

    November 12, 2015

    Georgetown Law Center recognized two graduates and one student on Veterans Day for their public service contributions – John McDade Jr. (F'85,'88), principal deputy general counsel for the Air Force; Mary Fletcher (MA’93, L’01), chief of the Defense Privacy and Civil Liberties Division in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and Sgt. Maj. Theodore Bessa (L’18), a former U.S. Army Ranger.

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    Georgetown and State Department Co-host Religion and Climate Symposium

    November 11, 2015

    Faith leaders, scholars and policymakers met at Georgetown and the State Department this week to address the complex intersection of faith, science and policy surrounding global climate change.

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    MBA Alumnus Starts New Tech Company for Veterans

    November 9, 2015

    Navy veteran Justin Ossola (G’13) creates Tech Qualled, a start-up that places veterans, who are transitioning out of the military, into competitive sales jobs at high-tech firms.

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    Gulf War Veteran, Tillman Scholar to Pursue Medical School

    November 2, 2015

    2015 Tillman Military Scholar and Gulf War veteran Benjamin Bryant (G’17) plans to pursue medical school, focus on healing others and then rejoin the service.

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    Georgetown Honors Veterans, Conducts Research on Key Issues

    November 1, 2015

    The university offers military veterans numerous undergraduate and graduate educational opportunities as well as medical and financial support as it studies important issues such as Gulf War illness and post-war mental health.