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Student with Aspirations for Foreign Service Spends Year in Indonesia Practicing Foreign Policy

February 17th, 2020

Unable to speak the language, Camille Bismonte (C’21) did not know that when she first travelled to Indonesia for eight weeks in the summer of 2018 that she would end up studying abroad there for the entirety of her junior year. Now in her second semester, the Boren Scholarship recipient has won a speech competition, represented the United States at the 12th Annual Bali Democracy Forum, and met the President of Indonesia.

Facing Heartache on Valentine’s Day? Read a Poem

February 14th, 2020

Elizabeth Velez (G’83) and her friend, alumna Mary Esselman (C’84, G’87), wrote The Hell With Love: Poems to Mend a Broken Heart (Warner Books, 2002) after Esselman suffered a breakup with a man she thought was the love of her life.


German Department Highlights MLK’s Visit to Divided Berlin

February 12th, 2020

During the week of February 18, 2020, The Department of German is participating in Georgetown’s MLK Initiative with a department-wide celebration of an often-overlooked trip Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. took to Berlin on September 13, 1964.


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