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    Congressman Lewis Gives Commencement Speech

    Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia) received an honorary degree from Georgetown and served as the keynote speaker at the McCourt School’s 2015 commencement ceremony on May 14. Lewis, who 50 years ago led 600 civil rights protestors across the Edmund Pettus Bridge during the historic “Bloody Sunday” march in Selma, Alabama, used his commencement address to encourage McCourt graduates to “use our resources to help out those who have been left behind.”

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    Sen. Durbin Delivers Whittington Lecture

    In this year’s Whittington Lecture, Senator Richard Durbin said that the concepts of government and public policy are at risk in the current political environment.

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    Public Policy OUT Hosts Annual Networking Dinner

    Public Policy OUT, the McCourt School's LGBT policy issues group, hosted its most successful networking dinner ever, with more than 60 students and alumni in attendance.

  • President Felipe Calderón Hinojosa
    Infrastructure Conference Hosts World Leaders

    The student-led McCourt School Policy Conference hosted local and world leaders for their 21st annual event, “Infrastructure as a Path to Development.”

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    Senator Orrin Hatch Discusses Tax Reform

    The McCourt School, in partnership with the law firm Arent Fox, hosted Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) for a speech on tax policy and the prospects for tax reform in the 114th Congress.

  • McCourt School Hosts Argentinian Delegation
    McCourt School Hosts Argentinian Delegation

    The McCourt School of Public Policy, the Latin American Policy Association, and the Georgetown University Center for Latin American Studies were proud to host La Fundación Red de Acción Política (RAP) for their 2015 symposium “International Introduction of Argentina: Challenges and Opportunities.” The delegation featured a group of 30 politicians and 20 senior business leaders from Argentina.

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    Edunomics Lab Tackles Education Cost Structures in Research Series

    Edunomics Lab, the McCourt School’s Seattle-based research center devoted to exploring and modeling complex education finance decisions, recently released a series of research papers and briefs on cost structures of human capital systems in education.

  • FBI Head Visits McCourt School
    FBI Head Visits McCourt School

    Law enforcement must acknowledge a tainted past in terms of racial bias, Director James B. Comey told a Georgetown audience on February 13, 2015.

  • AppSent Wins Inaugural McCourt Policy Challenge
    AppSent Wins Inaugural McCourt Policy Challenge

    The McCourt team will go on to compete at the National Invitational Public Policy Challenge at the University of Pennsylvania

  • McCourt Policy in Practice Raises Money for Service Learning Project
    McCourt Policy in Practice Raises Money for Service Learning Project

    The McCourt School’s student-led sustainable service learning project, raised more than $6,000 at its annual service auction last week.