SFS Academic Council holds town hall on minors versus certificates

Last night at the Mortara Center, the School of Foreign Service Academic Council held a full town hall meeting to get student input on the SFS Curriculum Committee’s review of both the merits of the existing certificate program… Read More

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School of Foreign Service announces a potential new Global Business major

On Friday, School of Foreign Service leaders announced a significant update to their ongoing work to establish a new SFS major: the Global Business major. This could be the eighth SFS major starting as early as next semester…. Read More

Two new professors join STIA, two more to be hired

The Science, Technology, and International Affairs major in the School of Foreign Service has hired two new professors in the past two years and will be looking to hire two more full-time professors. “[STIA] is expanding for a… Read More

Professors discuss effects of anti-Islam video “The Innocence of Muslims”

Yesterday afternoon, the School of Foreign Service hosted a panel discussion on the controversial anti-Islam video “The Innocence of Muslims.” Georgetown professors and students talked about images of Islam in the Western World in light of the protests… Read More

“This shouldn’t have happened”: SFS Dean’s office accidentally releases private student information via email

Earlier today, certain students in the School of Foreign Service received an email from Mitch Kaneda, the Associate Dean of the SFS, informing them that some of their private information was accidentally sent out to 26 SFS seniors…. Read More

Prefrosh Preview: A guide to the School of Foreign Service

This week, Vox wanted to give the Class of 2015 a sneak peek into each of Georgetown University’s four undergraduate schools. Today, we take a look at the School of Foreign Service (SFS). A strong core builds a… Read More

University appoints new dean for SFS-Qatar

Several days after naming a new dean for the MSB, Georgetown has announced  the selection of Gerd Nonneman as the new Dean of the School of Foreign Service in Qatar, effective in September. Nonneman will succeed interim dean… Read More

SFS alum sworn in as ambassador to Albania

Last July, President Barack Obama announced that he would nominate Alexander Arvizu (SFS ’80) to become the U.S. Ambassador to Albania. On Wednesday, Arvizu was formally sworn in as Ambassador. Arvizu, who was born on an Army base… Read More

Students offer advice to SFS kids, would-be Foreign Service officers

Do you want to see the world and serve your country? Mike Madoff (SFS ’13), Morgan McDaniel (SFS ’13), Amanda Lanzillo (SFS ’13) have some advice for you. In a video titled “So you want to be a… Read More

SFS Int’l Development coordinator resigns

As reported in this week’s Voice feature, School of Foreign Service International Development Certificate Program Coordinator Zara Khan (SFS ’07) resigned yesterday. In a letter sent to students currently studying international development, Khan claimed a lack of administrative… Read More