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    McCourt Appoints Kathy Kretman to Nielsen Chair, Tamara Copeland to Nielsen Fellow

    Dr. Kathy Kretman, Director of the Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership and Research Professor at the McCourt School, will serve as the 2017-2018 Waldemar A. Nielsen Chair in Philanthropy. The McCourt School will also welcome Tamara Copeland, President of the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers, as Visiting Nielsen Fellow.

  • Ed Writers Visit McCourt for National Seminar
    Ed Writers Visit McCourt for National Seminar

    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.

  • Gormley’s New Book Offers Fresh Insight on Critical Thinking in Education
    Gormley’s New Book Offers Fresh Insight on Critical Thinking in Education

    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.

  • New Dean of the McCourt School, Michael Bailey
    Government, Political Science Scholar to Become New McCourt School Dean

    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.

  • Researcher Granted Almost $3 Million to Study Cancer Treatment, Related Costs
    Researcher Granted Almost $3 Million to Study Cancer Treatment, Related Costs

    A McCourt School of Public Policy professor has been granted nearly $3 million from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to conduct studies on prostate and breast cancer treatments and costs.

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    McCourt Announces 2017 Fund for Student Excellence Recipients

    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.

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    Alice Rivlin to Deliver McCourt Commencement Address

    Alice Rivlin, former Director of the Office of Management and Budget and former Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve Board will be the 2017 McCourt School of Public Policy Commencement speaker.

  • Nielsen Forum Aims to Translate Performance Measurement Theory Into Practice
    Nielsen Forum Aims to Translate Performance Measurement Theory Into Practice

    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.

  • McCourt School Unveils​  Bipartisan Index
    McCourt School Unveils​ Bipartisan Index

    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.

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    McCourt Opens Washington’s First Census Research Data Center

    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.