October 22, 2015
"MSFS and the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation jointly organized the Lean Startup for Social Innovation Clinic on Saturday, Oct. 17th. Richard Crepin, Andrea Durkin and Emily Olsen-Harbich from CollaborateUp joined a group of Georgetown students for the one-day clinic."
October 6, 2015
On September 25th, the Commission on Audit (COA) of the Philippines visited MSFS and gave a presentaion about the organization’s new and innovative ways to fight corruption. COA Chairperson Michael Aguinaldo and Commissioner Heidi Mendoza represented the organization and led a discussion with MSFS students.
October 5, 2015
On September 24, the Global Business and Finance (GBF) concentration kicked off the the first session of the annual MSFS internship nights. Second-year MSFS students concentrating in Global Business and Finance shared their summer internship experiences with prospective GBF concentrators in the first year class.
September 23, 2015
M.J. Crawford, MSFS Class of 2016 and 2011 University of Maryland-College Park Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institute Fellow, recently wrote a blog, published by PPIA, about “creating leadership experiences.” Read more about her leadership growth and how joining the student group, Hoya Circles, was important to this path.
September 15, 2015
On Wednesday, August 26th, MSFS welcomed 101 new students to the program with a full day of community service at the Alice Ferguson Foundation’s Hard Bargain Farm. The Foundation’s mission “is to connect people to the natural world, sustainable agricultural practices and the cultural heritage of their local watershed through education, stewardship and advocacy.”
May 19, 2015
Sadibou Sylla has traveled around the world as a youth sports activist. Born in Senegal, Sadibou immigrated to the United States in high school – Martin Luther King, Jr. High School in New York – where he played soccer for a program ranked number two in the nation. His soccer career opened doors for opportunities in college, and he graduated from St. Peter’s University in New Jersey on a full academic and soccer scholarship before becoming a math teacher and soccer coach in New York City. This fall, his journey takes him to Georgetown’s Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) program for the next two years.
May 18, 2015
This year Georgetown’s MSFS team argued their way to victory against Johns Hopkins' School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in an exciting foreign policy debate. MSFS was represented by first year students Katie Walker and Arnab Datta. SAIS debaters were Emily Walz and Jim Benischeck. The event was hosted at SAIS’s Dupont campus this year.
May 4, 2015
This year MSFS lost a beloved student, Morrow Willis. A young man known for his dedication to hard work and achievement, Morrow was an inspiration to many in the Walsh School. Morrow grew up in Austin, Texas and was a proud Fulbright Scholar who served in Korea.
April 30, 2015
In many ways, “international affairs” is more than just a career—it’s a lifestyle. One that involves traveling to new countries, learning new languages and negotiating with people from different cultures.
April 10, 2015
On March 28th, sixteen MSFS students gathered in the ECR for a full-day clinic designed to bolster communication skills within a leadership context. The clinic was customized specifically for the participants, based on their self-identified strengths, weaknesses, and goals. The clinic focused on acquiring the skills and techniques that create a charismatic presence, helping participants become not only effective communicators, but compelling leaders.