Richard Lugar stresses the importance of bipartisanship in face of global challenges

This Tuesday, the Georgetown Public Policy institute hosted former Indiana Senator Richard Lugar at the annual Whittington Lecture. In a talk titled “Securing our Nation’s Future in a Partisan Era,” the former policymaker spoke about the importance of… Read More

Richard Lugar comes to Georgetown after 36 years in the Senate

Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), the longest-serving senator in Indiana history, will be coming to Georgetown Public Policy Institute in the spring as a visiting professor of public policy. The distinguished Republican is known for his bipartisanship and his… Read More

GPPI launches new Master’s in International Development Policy

This semester, the Georgetown Public Policy Institute launched its new Master’s in International Development Policy program. Chief Economist of the World Bank’s Africa region Shanta Devarajan spoke at the release event for the new program earlier in September. The program lasts… Read More

President DeGioia defends decision to host Sebelius at Georgetown

In a statement dated May 14, 2012, President John J. DeGioia sent a message to the Georgetown community regarding the recent attacks from Catholic groups across the nation on Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius‘s scheduled lecture at… Read More

Representative speaks on the state of Congress

In a speech sponsored by the Georgetown Public Policy Institute (GPPI) on Tuesday, Rep. John D. Dingell (D-MI) (COL ‘49, LAW ‘52) addressed topics from healthcare reform to the national budget to the future of his home state…. Read More

GPPI research fellow denies rumors of a federal investigation

Andy Stern, the one-time leader of the Service Employees International Union and current research fellow in the Georgetown Public Policy Institute, is allegedly the subject of an F.B.I. and Labor Department investigation, according to the Washington Post. Stern… Read More

Say goodbye to the empty lot next to the Wormley School

We’ve all seen the empty property on the 3300 block of Prospect Street. Well, it’s about to get filled. Yesterday, DCmud reported that Encore Development is ready to build six townhouses on the Wormley School property. When finished,… Read More

Former SEIU President named as Georgetown research fellow

Beginning August 1, the Georgetown Public Policy Institute (GPPI) will have a new senior research fellow—former Service Employees International Union (SEIU) head Andy Stern. Stern, who resigned from SEIU last April, plans to focus on social policy issues… Read More