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  • New Master's Degree Melds Environmental Measurements Science and Policy

    A new interdisciplinary master’s program, designed to give students the skills to conduct rigorous scientific measurement and analysis of toxins, hazardous substances and other materials in the earth’s atmosphere and surface, will be offered by the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences this fall.

    The aim is to equip students with a better understanding of environmental measurements science and policy.

    “The idea is that you want to use the best available science to inform the process of policymaking” says YuYe Tong, chemistry professor and program director for the Master of Science in Environmental Metrology & Policy. “Our vision is to teach and train people to be skillful with both sides of the equation – to understand the science and the processes through which how science can best inform the policymaking.”

    Tong says the new two-year program, offered through Georgetown’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, is the first of its kind in the United States. (read more)

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  • Graduate School Information Session – November 6, 2018

    Come learn about Georgetown University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences’ exciting master’s programs on Tuesday, November 6 from 12 noon until 2:00pm in Pedro Arrupe Hall (next to Reiss / Leavey Center). Refreshments and door prizes for everyone (register at the registration table upon arrival). Representatives of the Graduate School Admissions Office will be on hand to discuss applying to Graduate School, requirements, costs, and general questions about financial aid. Graduate Program representatives will available to discuss their academic program, coursework, and other specific information. Register at: (click for more detailed information)

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  • Patrick Healey Fellows Honored at Networking Reception

    Recipients and selection committee members of the Patrick Healey Graduate Fellowship got together to celebrate the Patrick Healey Fellows, who were selected following a competitive process as the fellowship celebrates its second successful year. The program was named in honor of Georgetown University’s 28th President, Patrick Healey, the first African-American to earn a doctorate degree, and Georgetown University’s first African-American President. Click for more information about the Healey Fellowship reception.

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  • 2nd Annual Graduate Student Career Symposium

    Graduate students from all disciplines came together for the 2nd Annual Graduate Student Career Symposium and heard heard first-hand from alumni Hoyas about life and development after grad school. Please see the program summary for more information.

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  • Graduate School New Student Induction 2018

    The Graduate School’s New Student Induction will be held on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. beginning in Gaston Hall (in Healy Hall, 3rd floor) for a welcome program from Graduate School Deans and the Georgetown University president. Following that, the program moves to the ICC for several information sessions about graduate academics, graduate life at Georgetown, and other information for new graduate students. Following the information sessions, at 1:00 p.m. everyone is invited to the “Welcome Back, Jack!” BBQ on Copley Lawn. At 2:30 p.m., those who have reserved in advance will depart the Car Barn (3520 Prospect Street, N.W.) for a graduate student-focused tour of Georgetown University. For more information, please see the 2018 Graduate Induction website.

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  • Analytics and Public Policy Students Win 2017 Deloitte Foundation Fellowship

    Georgetown Graduate School students Tiankai Guo and Ruhan Wang, from the M.S. in Analytics Program, teamed up with McCourt School of Public Policy students Andre Lee (Master in International Development Policy), and Tommie Thompson (Master in Public Policy) to win the 2017 Deloitte Foundation Data Analytics Fellowship.

    (click here for more information)

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  • Social, Economic, and Financial Challenges in Energy Inclusion (Sept 6, 3 – 6:30pm)

    The Georgetown University and Santander Partnership on Social Economy will host an afternoon of panel discussions entitled “Social, Economic, and Financial Challenges in Energy Inclusion” on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 3:00 – 6:15 p.m. ​​Please read more at:

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  • New Master's in Aging & Health Program Offered in Fall 2018

    Georgetown University is pleased to announce a new interdisciplinary Master of Science in Aging & Health degree program, which will be accepting its first class of students in Fall 2018.
    ​​Please read more at the Master’s in Aging & Health website

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  • Graduate Student BBQ for Georgetown Day

    The Graduate Student Government (GradGov) is sponsoring a Graduate Student Barbeque on the Car Barn Patio on Friday, April 28, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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  • New Masters of Arts in Learning and Design cited by Inside Higher Ed blog

    This year Georgetown University is launching a new Master of Arts in Learning and Design (MLD). It is a great thing any time a university commits to training the next generation of instructional designers, educational technologists, and non-faculty educators. The Georgetown program looks to be particularly innovative, with an interdisciplinary curriculum coupled with specialized tracks in learning design, technology innovation, learning analytics, and higher education leadership…

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