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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.
The Georgetown University campus was overrun by education reporters, researchers and advocates last week as the McCourt School of Public Policy and its FutureEd think tank hosted the Education Writers Association National Seminar.
McCourt Professor William Gormley is shaping the conversation surrounding education policy with his newly published book focusing on remedying the critical thinking skills deficit in preK–12.
Georgetown has appointed government and political science scholar Michael Bailey as the new interim dean for the McCourt School of Public Policy, effective August 1.
Economist Jean Mitchell received a three-year, $1.7 million grant from NCI to assess treatment patterns and outcomes of women over 65 with newly diagnosed ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).
Launched in 2011, the Fund for Student Excellence provides financial assistance to students who are advancing their careers with substantive and meaningful internships that are unpaid. Each recipient will receive a $2,500 stipend to help defray costs associated with their unpaid summer internships.
Public and nonprofit leaders convened at the McCourt School for the 2017 Waldemar A. Nielsen Issue Forum to share with students and other practitioners their ideas on performance measurement and how it can be translated from theory to practice.
Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy yesterday opened the first Research Data Center (RDC) in Washington, a joint project of the U.S. Census Bureau and the school’s Massive Data Institute.
The Lugar Center, led by former U.S. Senator Richard Lugar, and the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University today jointly released their new Bipartisan Index rankings of all members of Congress, completing the picture of the 114th Congress (2015-2016). The non-partisan tool indicates the degree to which Senators and Representatives work across party lines.
A myriad of causes are keeping more than seven million prime-age men out of work, raising wonder among economists and policy analysts about how to get them back into the workforce.
This year's summit is co-hosted with McCourt E&E, a group of Georgetown McCourt School of Public Policy graduate students focused on energy, environmental and climate change policy solutions headed by founder Will Hackman (G’18).
Second-year McCourt student Matt Van Deren (MPP) has returned to the Hilltop from Augusta, Maine, having been awarded first place for the Graduate Student Poster Competition at the 2017 Maine Sustainability & Water Conference.
The McCourt School of Public Policy conferred its first Janet Reno Women’s Leadership Award upon Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund, during a ceremony at the school’s 2017 LEAD Conference.
During a study session on race and voting rights facilitated by McCourt Fellow Matthew Colangelo, guest speaker Julie Fernandes, who is Advocacy Director for Voting Rights and Democracy at Open Society Foundations, described how political power is at the heart of the policy debate surrounding voter access.
The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences has announced Leslie Evertz, Assistant Dean for Academic and Student Affairs at McCourt, as recipient of the Distinguished Staff Award.