In honor of Jesuit Heritage Month, Akintunde E. Akinade reflects on teaching religion at a Jesuit institution in a predominantly Muslim country.
Many professors complement coursework with trips downtown to expand first-year students' networks in DC, serve nearby communities, and engage with global issues in a local context.
The weekend brought together over a thousand alumni, students, parents, and friends to celebrate the school’s first century and discuss the challenges of the next 100 years.
Representatives from the United Nations and university and corporate leaders discussed progress in gender equity at the most recent HeForShe Joint IMPACT Lab Session, hosted by Georgetown.
Nearly a dozen student and alumni entrepreneurs pitched their business ventures at the Leonsis Family Entrepreneurship Prize “Bark Tank” pitch competition event.
Leaders in athletics, education, faith communities and youth sports explored the power of sport to effect positive change in the world.
The Berkley Center and the Institute for the Study of International Migration convened experts who discussed policies toward refugee children, religion, U.S. courts, and resettlement agencies.
The Initiative for Multilingual Studies convened linguists from the United States, Norway, and South Africa to explore issues of social justice in multilingual studies and other social sciences.
These efforts include a new university-wide Humanities Initiative, a Master of Arts in the Engaged and Public Humanities, and a Future of the Humanities Project based at Oxford in the U.K.