• McCourt Expert Shares Insights on Juvenile Justice as Part of Delegation to China
    McCourt Expert Shares Insights on Juvenile Justice as Part of Delegation to China

    Earlier this month, Professor Shay Bilchik, founder and director of the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy, joined a U.S. delegation to China to exchange ideas with Chinese Court officials on the operation of juvenile justice systems. He was formally invited by the People's Republic of China's Supreme Court and the Dui Hua Foundation.

  • Bill Clinton: 'America Won't Be America Anymore' if Us Versus Them Mentality Continues
    Bill Clinton: 'America Won't Be America Anymore' if Us Versus Them Mentality Continues

    Former President William J. Clinton (SFS’68) warned about the dangers of Americans having an “us versus them” mentality during a keynote address yesterday at Georgetown.

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    An Original Thinker

    George Akerlof's book, "Phishing for Phools," co-authored with Yale University's Robert Shiller, was published in September 2015 by Princeton University. This book gives new understanding of morality in markets, and also for the appropriate roles of the public and the private sector.

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    McCourt Professor Awarded Grant to Address Digital Divide in Harlem

    McCourt School Professor Sheila Foster, along with her colleagues at Fordham University, the University of Virginia, and the University of Arizona, were recently awarded a $1 million grant by the National Science Foundation's Smart and Connected Communities division.

  • Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service to Host Symposium Reflecting on the Vision of President Bill Clinton
    Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service to Host Symposium Reflecting on the Vision of President Bill Clinton

    Twenty-five years after his historic election to the presidency, and nearly fifty years after his graduation from the University, the Georgetown community will gather for a series of events examining the vision that drove the campaign and presidency of President William J. Clinton (SFS’ 68).

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    Complex Reasons Spur Women to Change STEM Majors, New Georgetown Study Finds

    The triple threat of low grades, gender composition of a major, and gender stereotypes are what compel undergraduate women to switch from a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) major to another field, according to a new Georgetown study.

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    Analytics and Public Policy Students Win 2017 Deloitte Foundation Fellowship

    Analytics students have teamed up with McCourt School of Public Policy students to win the2017 Deloitte Foundation Data Analytics Fellowship. Tiankai Guo, Ruhan Wang (both MS Analytics), Andre Lee (Master in International Development Policy), and Tommie Thompson (Master in Public Policy) met while participating in the Deloitte Core Consulting Series.

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    Meeting Students Where They Are

    In their new book, Making College Work, McCourt Professor Harry Holzer and co-author Sandy Baum of the Urban Institute explore practical solutions for improving higher education opportunities for disadvantaged students.

  • FutureEd, a nonpartisan think tank at the McCourt School of Public Policy, pored through the 51 plans submitted to the U.S. Educ
    FutureEd Presents Report, Panel Discussion on Student Absenteeism and Federal Law

    FutureEd, a nonpartisan think tank at the McCourt School of Public Policy, pored through the 51 plans submitted to the U.S. Education Department, and found that more than two thirds of states are using some form of student absenteeism in their accountability rubrics.

  • Two McCourt School of Public Policy students were among the winners of this year’s prestigious Bryce Harlow Fellowship.
    McCourt Students Selected as Bryce Harlow Fellows

    Two McCourt School of Public Policy students were among the winners of this year’s prestigious Bryce Harlow Fellowship.