Georgetown University recently hosted its first conference for graduate students on world environmental history, titled: “Humanity & Other Forms of Life: Environmental Histories of the World.” The conference took place at the Georgetown's Mortara Center for International Studies on November 5, 2016 and featured the work of students from eight universities (Cornell, Georgetown, Indiana, NYU, Ohio State, Princeton, Stony Brook, and Yale).
The Ministry of Education and Culture of Paraguay contracted Georgetown University to develop a proposal for the reform of higher education in that country. Two entities at Georgetown University formed a partnership to develop this proposal. They were the Center for Intercultural Education and Development, and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. These two entities developed a team of experts to develop the proposal. (read more)
The Georgetown University and Santander Group Partnership on Social Economy will present “Achieving Financial Inclusion": An Event of the Annual 'Finance and Human Development' Series, on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at Gaston Hall, Georgetown University, Washington, DC. The event will consist of afternoon panel discussions followed by a special keynote address featuring Lawrence H. Summers, President Emeritus and Charles W. Eliot Professor, Harvard University, with a special introduction by Ana Botín, Executive Chairman, The Santander Group. (see more)
Dean Norberto Grzywacz, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, will host a welcome bar-b-que dinner for all graduate students and graduate faculty on Thursday, September 8, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on the 4th floor patio of the Car Barn. There will be food and beverages provided at no cost to all graduate students. Beer and wine will be served (official photo ID showing proof of age required).
Georgetown University’s Center for Intercultural Education and Development has teamed up with the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences to implement a Program for the Reform and Strengthening of Paraguay’s Higher Education Sector. The program consists of several technical assistance projects conducted by Georgetown University in cooperation with the Government of Paraguay for the purpose of contributing to the improvement and strengthening of the quality of training, research, services and management of the higher education institutions of Paraguay, so that the higher education system meets the national labor requirements for the education and development goals of Paraguay. (see more)