• Marian Wright Edelman Wins Inaugural Janet Reno Award
    Marian Wright Edelman Wins Inaugural Janet Reno Award

    The McCourt School and the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform are delighted to announce that the recipient of the inaugural Janet Reno Women’s Leadership Award is Marian Wright Edelman.

  • McCourt Policy in Practice (MPiP) hosted its annual policy auction to support its several ongoing projects abroad.
    MPiP Holds Annual Auction While Celebrating 10th Anniversary

    McCourt Policy in Practice (MPiP) hosted its annual policy auction to support its several ongoing projects abroad.

  • 2017 Policy Conference
    Student-Led Policy Conference Aims to Get at the Root of Global Disaffection

    With economic and social disillusionment profoundly reshaping political landscapes in the U.S., Europe, and around the world, the 2017 McCourt Policy Conference arrived last week with an important theme: feeling left behind.

  • Experts Address Fragmentation of International Aid
    Experts Address Fragmentation of International Aid

    Innovative approaches are required to overcome the increasingly fragmented aid architecture systems in development, said two leading practitioners who visited McCourt to discuss with students their new book on the topic.

  • Radin Pens Book on Life and Career from Midwest to Washington
    Radin Pens Book on Life and Career from Midwest to Washington

    McCourt School Adjunct Professor Beryl Radin, a distinguished expert on public management, has released her newest book, “Leaving South Dakota: A Memoir of a Jewish Feminist Academic”, which tells the story of her experience growing up as a first generation Jewish American in the Midwest to her career as a successful academic and professor in and out of Washington D.C.

  • Students’ Celebration Marks Final Weeks Until Graduation
    Students’ Celebration Marks Final Weeks Until Graduation

    With exactly 100 days remaining until the 2017 McCourt Commencement Ceremony, the Georgetown Public Policy Student Association (GPPSA) hosted an event celebrating the final stretch of the last semester for graduating policy students.

  • General David Perkins Discusses Leadership at McCourt
    General David Perkins Discusses Leadership at McCourt

    The Joint Chiefs of Staff Fellows at the McCourt School of Public Policy welcomed attendees to their leadership seminar "Leadership For The Future" with General David Perkins, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

  • Students Connect With Leading Policy Advocate Over Dinner
    Students Connect With Leading Policy Advocate Over Dinner

    The McCourt School resumed its Policy Dinner series with its first of the year featuring Tamera Luzzatto, Senior Vice President of Government Relations at The Pew Charitable Trusts.

  • Job Training Program Wins Annual Public Policy Challenge
    Job Training Program Wins Annual Public Policy Challenge

    A proposal by four McCourt students to pilot a skills-based job training program at public libraries in the District of Columbia was selected by a faculty panel as the winner of the third annual Public Policy Challenge.

  • McCourt School Dean Edward Montgomery
    Dean Montgomery Joins Board of Anti-Poverty Organization

    McCourt School Dean Edward Montgomery has joined the board of the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), a national, nonpartisan, anti-poverty organization that works to advance policy solutions for low-income people, the organization recently announced.