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Dr. King’s 2023 “Teach the Speech” Focuses on “The Drum Major Instinct,” Emphasizes Leadership in the Service of Others

Georgetown’s annual Teach the Speech is a welcomed learning opportunity for all parts of the University, including the School of Continuing. …

March 6, 2023

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Fighting for Food Justice: Sociology Professor Yuki Kato Researches Intersectional Effects of Gentrification in DC

Urban sociologist and assistant professor Yuki Kato, Ph.D., is working to bring awareness to issues related to urban agriculture in Washington, DC. An advocate for environmental…

March 3, 2022

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Teach-In Reflects on MLK’s ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech

Georgetown students, faculty and other community members gathered at the recent Teach the Speech virtual teach-in to reflect on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 “I Have a…

January 27, 2022

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Georgetown Community Reflects on Legacy of Martin Luther King in Higher Education at Virtual Teach-In

What does the “I Have a Dream” speech by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., mean for higher education today? This was the question at the center of the 2022 Teach the Speech…

January 14, 2022

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Human Science Alumna Focuses Future Medical Career on Health of Native Communities

When Yasmin Zuch (NHS’20) was an undergraduate at Georgetown, she served as a leader in the Native American Student Council on campus and received a prestigious Udall…

November 16, 2021

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Native American Student Council Calls for GU Land Acknowledgment, Indigenous Peoples Day Recognition

On Oct. 11, NASC — a student group that advocates for Indigenous community members on campus — hosted an event in Red Square featuring three speakers from the organization.…

October 14, 2021

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On six days spanning three weeks in June 2021, more than 800 attendees from all of the twenty seven Jesuit colleges and universities across the U.S. and thirty partner schools…

July 2, 2021

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Racial and Environmental Justice, Immigration Rights, Women in Leadership Subjects of Jesuit Higher Education Conference

The Commitment to Justice in Jesuit Higher Education conference, hosted by Georgetown and sponsored by the Association of Jesuit Colleges, virtually gathered Jesuit university…

June 29, 2021

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Teaching the Speeches of Dr. King and Congressman John Lewis

Georgetown’s MLK: “Let Freedom Ring! Initiative” takes on added significance this year, especially in light of last week’s insurrectionist violence at the U.S. Capitol.…

January 15, 2021

Students: Serve as a Student Academic Assistant

December 19, 2020