• Students Connect With Leading Policy Advocate Over Dinner
    Students Connect With Leading Policy Advocate Over Dinner

    The McCourt School resumed its Policy Dinner series with its first of the year featuring Tamera Luzzatto, Senior Vice President of Government Relations at The Pew Charitable Trusts.

  • Job Training Program Wins Annual Public Policy Challenge
    Job Training Program Wins Annual Public Policy Challenge

    A proposal by four McCourt students to pilot a skills-based job training program at public libraries in the District of Columbia was selected by a faculty panel as the winner of the third annual Public Policy Challenge.

  • McCourt School Dean Edward Montgomery
    Dean Montgomery Joins Board of Anti-Poverty Organization

    McCourt School Dean Edward Montgomery has joined the board of the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), a national, nonpartisan, anti-poverty organization that works to advance policy solutions for low-income people, the organization recently announced.

  • Baker Forum Explores the Future of Prosperity
    Baker Forum Explores the Future of Prosperity

    Leaders from business, government, academia, and the nonprofit world gathered at the inaugural Baker Forum, The Future of Prosperity, to discuss the pace of technological change and what it means for our economy and the future of prosperity.

  • Baker Center Introduces Innovation Grant Winners
    Baker Center Introduces Innovation Grant Winners

    The Baker Center for Leadership & Governance, a major center at Georgetown within the Institute of Politics and Public Service at the McCourt School of Public Policy, announced five students as recipients of the Baker Innovation Grant (BIG) to support the development of their ideas to solve pressing global policy challenges.

  • PMF
    Strong Showing By McCourt in 2017 PMF Program

    The McCourt School of Public Policy is pleased to announce that five of its students, four of them current and one recent alum, have been chosen as finalists for the prestigious and highly-selective Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program.

  • Paasha Mahdavi, an assistant professor at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy
    China Makes Progress, U.S., Other Countries Fail to Discourage Fossil Fuels

    The average tax on gasoline throughout the world is declining, meaning that governments are collectively failing to discourage fossil fuel consumption, according to a new study by Georgetown and UCLA professors.

  • Scholars
    Meet our 2016 Scholars

    The McCourt School welcomes five distinguished future policymakers who received full scholarships for their distinct backgrounds.

  • Political Commentators Weigh In on Faith and the 2016 Election
    Political Commentators Weigh In on Faith and the 2016 Election

    The 2016 election shows that America may be as divided as it was in the 1850s, Washington Post columnist and McCourt School professor E.J. Dionne said at Georgetown.

  • HHS Secretary Says Affordable Care Act May Need Policy Changes
    HHS Secretary Says Affordable Care Act May Need Policy Changes

    U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell talks about the progress associated with the Affordable Care Act during Georgetown's The Exit Interview series but says some changes may make it stronger for users.