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Current Baker Scholar and Alumnus Partner to Improve High School Investors Club

March 2nd, 2021

Baker Scholar Liz Schropp (C’21) recently partnered with alumnus Mike Scanlan (C’86), dean of administration at St. Benedict’s Prep School in Newark, NJ, to educate high school students about investment strategy as part of a student-run club. The membership in the club has tripled since it was first started last year due in part to the participation of Georgetown students.

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Book by African American Studies Professor Selected for Prestigious Choice Reviews Award

February 26th, 2021

Black Cultural Production After Civil Rights, edited by Department of African American Studies professor Robert Patterson, Ph.D., was recently selected as a Choice Reviews Outstanding Academic Title for 2020. The collection of essays, from a variety of scholars, examines the significance of the 1970s to Black studies and Black culture.

Professor Discusses Importance of Equitable Education in of Wake Pandemic

February 16th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has made apparent many inequities of our society, not the least of which being education. Sabrina Wesley-Nero, Ph.D., (SFS ‘95), director of the undergraduate program in Education, Inquiry, and Justice (EDIJ) and co-creator and faculty lead of the graduate program Educational Transformation (EDTR), describes the importance of learning from this moment to create a more just society through equal educational opportunities.

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