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    The Lugar Center, McCourt Unveil 2017 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 (BPI) rankings of members of Congress for 2017.

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    McCourt’s Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership Awards Racial Equity Grants

    Three nonprofits were presented with monetary awards from the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership (CPNL) on April 17 during an event on “Advancing Racial Equity: Practical Steps for Philanthropists and Nonprofits.”

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    Zezhou Cai Named Exceptional Masters Student at Graduate Student Awards

    On April 6, 2018 the Office of Graduate Enrichment, Graduate Student Government, McCourt School of Public Policy, and the McDonough School of Business hosted the third annual Graduate Student Awards Ceremony in the Healey Family Student Center.

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    McCourters Design Smart Policies in Costa Rica

    Last month, McCourt students Jessica Bohache (MPP’18), Sarah Bunker (MPP’19), Weiting Li (MPP’19) and Patricia Perez De Los Rios (MPP’19) participated in global residency program in Costa Rica, to learn about the Costa Rican development model and policy challenges facing the country.

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    New McCourt School Poll Explores Americans’ Lost Faith in Institutions

    A new initiative aimed at building solutions for declining trust in institutions, greater political polarization and weakening support for democratic principles was announced this week at the McCourt School of Public Policy’s annual LEAD conference.

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    McCourt’s Kugler discovers very long lasting impacts from cash transfer program

    A new study by Professor Adriana Kugler at the McCourt School of Public Policy and recently released by the National Bureau of Economic Research finds significant long-term benefits from Mexico’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program, known as Prospera.

  • Prominent Scholars to Join McCourt School of Public Policy Faculty: Dr. Moynihan and Dr. Herd
    Prominent Scholars to Join McCourt School of Public Policy Faculty

    A leading public management expert and a top figure in aging and survey research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs will become part of the faculty of Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy this fall.

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    Academic, Financial Support Critical to Low-Income and Minority Student Success

    Low-income and minority students are far more likely to complete their degrees at colleges and universities that provide academic and financial support, according to a recent book co-authored by Georgetown professor Harry Holzer.

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    McCourt Team Wins Public Policy Challenge

    The winning team of McCourt School students competing in the Georgetown Public Policy Challenge created a plan to increase flu vaccination awareness and accessibility for low income people in Washington D.C.

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    Army Students, McCourt Host Civilian-Military Leadership Forum

    The McCourt School of Public Policy and the Joint Chiefs of Staff Interns held their inaugural Civilian-Military Leadership Forum on February 26th, 2018 at Georgetown University. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Michael Mullen joined a panel discussion moderated by CNN contributor and McCourt School adjunct professor Paul Begala.