Articles tagged: SFS


Faculty concerns stall plans to rename SFS after Madeleine Albright, spark debate

Faculty concerns have delayed Georgetown SFS and University Leadership’s plans to rename the SFS in honor of the late Former Secretary of State and Georgetown Professor Madeleine Albright, which were... Read more


Iranian leaders gather at Georgetown with a message of unity for post-revolutionary Iran

On Feb. 10, Iranian activists, journalists, and politicians gathered in Riggs Library to discuss the future of Iranian democracy.


Pull up the dictionary: We’ve got to redefine language learning

Despite spending hours learning vocabulary and practicing pronunciation, we remain estranged to the cultures of the languages we study.


Georgetown’s “global perspective” shouldn’t end at Europe

Let Georgetown’s ongoing response to Ukraine guide its future engagement with world affairs, no matter the region or race of the affected.


Donors, Deans, and Diversity: Behind the scenes of an evolving SFS curriculum

Student efforts around academics have shifted to establishing more diverse curricula, deepening regional studies, rethinking diversity requirements, and hiring faculty of color.


Know your rights: 10 demands SFS students should make 

The SFS is failing its undergraduate students. Here's 10 demands SFS students should make.


SFS Academic Council calls for reform of Georgetown’s admissions practices

The SFSAC released a petition to eliminate standardized testing scores and legacy status in Georgetown’s admissions process.


SFS explains plans to implement its commitment to global anti-racism

After spending the summer releasing statements about its dedication to principles of anti-racism and inclusion, Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service (SFS) is beginning to take steps towards concrete change. Professor... Read more


Call to action for commitment to global anti-racism leads to reflection in SFS

Content warning: This article discusses instances of oppression of Black individuals.  Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service is committed to the inclusion of global anti-racism as a core principle, according to... Read more

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Not That Fly for a White Guy: an investigation into Georgetown’s hottest new brand

Red Carpet. The SFS Centennial Gala. Members of the crowd are milling about, making connections, taking pictures. Then, he walks in. Bill Clinton does a double-take. Yo-Yo Ma looks out... Read more


Hillary Clinton on the Future of Diplomacy

Calling for a stronger, smarter, and more valued diplomacy, Hillary Clinton spoke in Gaston Hall in a conversation moderated by former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns. The event... Read more


First Ladies: SFS Grads Revisit Time on the Hilltop

When Barbara Berky Evans (SFS ‘58) arrived on campus in the fall of 1954, she had no idea she was going to make Georgetown history. Her focus was on getting... Read more


Austin Tice photo gallery introduced by Dean Hellman and Tice Family

SFS Dean Joel Hellman and Debra Tice, mother of journalist Austin Tice (SFS ’02), spoke at the opening of a week-long exhibition of the journalist’s photographs in the ICC Galleria... Read more


Language options expand on campus

Georgetown students will have access to new language programs with the opening of foreign language minors to SFS students and the creation of a Johns Hopkins-Georgetown partnership.