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Georgetown University Welcomes Dr. Elham Atashi as the Justice and Peace Studies Program Director

What is your vision for the Program?  I am honored to serve as Director of such a prominent Program, though I am not necessarily a newcomer to Georgetown University, having…

September 12, 2023

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Stepping Into a New Role: Professor Tony Jenkins

Professor Tony Jenkins begins his new role in JUPS as Assistant Teaching.…

August 28, 2023

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JUPS Students Contribute to Global Research Initiative on Mapping Peace Education

“Mapping Peace Education,” an online tool and publication analyzing global peace education efforts, is a new research initiative of the Global Campaign for Peace Education…

December 8, 2021

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Alumni Spotlight: Maggie Ferrato

COL ’14 JUPS and Environmental Studies minor and History major As a JUPS Student, what was your concentration and what was your thesis about? As a JUPS minor, since I went…

July 10, 2019

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JUPS Program Celebrates the Class of 2017

The day before graduation, JUPS majors, minors, and certificates of the class of 2017 gathered in Arrupe Hall with their families for the program's annual senior celebration…

May 25, 2017

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JUPS Major Wins Prestigious McTighe Prize

Matt Behrens (COL '18) will be the 2017-2018 New Student Convocation student speaker this.…

May 16, 2017

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JUPS seniors Eliza McCurdy and Carlo Izzo create interactive map of the District's shelters

In collaboration with the Center for Social Justice and the Georgetown Ministry Center, JUPS seniors Eliza McCurdy and Carlo Izzo created their Hypothermia Outreach infographic…

December 8, 2015

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Alumni Spotlight: Thomas Scharff

Thomas Scharff graduated from the Georgetown College in May 2012 with a JUPS minor and a Government major. After graduating, Thomas served for two years as a volunteer in the…

December 7, 2015

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JUPS Professor Researches D.C. Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

On Wednesday the D.C. Council will get preliminary findings from a study led by Dr. Guelespe, which looks at how well a driver's license program for undocumented immigrants is…

November 4, 2015

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Dialogue Project Founders Tackle Police Brutality

Truth Telling Project Co-Directors Cori Bush and David Ragland spoke about their experiences on the frontlines of the police brutality protests in Ferguson, Mo. Friday morning in…

October 2, 2015