Four students from the McCourt School and McDonough School of Business teamed up to answer a call for large-scale solutions to the global refugee crisis. They were among a select group chosen from a pool of tens of thousands of applications to present in Dubai their proposal before a committee representing the Hult Prize, the world’s foremost social enterprise competition.
A cohort of 23 McCourt students from ten different countries spent their spring break in Mexico, immersed in the country’s civic discourse and exploring the many political, economic, and cultural ties between Mexico and the United States.
With economic and social disillusionment profoundly reshaping political landscapes in the U.S., Europe, and around the world, the 2017 McCourt Policy Conference arrived last week with an important theme: feeling left behind.
Innovative approaches are required to overcome the increasingly fragmented aid architecture systems in development, said two leading practitioners who visited McCourt to discuss with students their new book on the topic.
McCourt School Adjunct Professor Beryl Radin, a distinguished expert on public management, has released her newest book, “Leaving South Dakota: A Memoir of a Jewish Feminist Academic”, which tells the story of her experience growing up as a first generation Jewish American in the Midwest to her career as a successful academic and professor in and out of Washington D.C.
With exactly 100 days remaining until the 2017 McCourt Commencement Ceremony, the Georgetown Public Policy Student Association (GPPSA) hosted an event celebrating the final stretch of the last semester for graduating policy students.