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Practicing Mindfulness

March 29, 2019

Understand and apply Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction across multiple school-home-life situations to remain grounded in the present while you prepare to leave The Hilltop

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Existentialism 2.0

October 6, 2017

What does it mean to be responsible for oneself and to others in 2018 and beyond? How should we understand the dynamics of accelerated change at work in the world and a heightened level of stress, anxiety and conflict they produce?

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The Educated Woman’s Paradox: Inequity and Privilege

October 30, 2018

What is the purpose of education? This is the first of many questions that will be examined as we reflect on our educational experience at Georgetown, as well as think about the role of education in our futures. 

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Creativity for Life

October 4, 2018

How can we think and innovate creatively in professional spaces? How can creativity be an asset in our personal and professional lives beyond college? This course teaches students how to incorporate creativity into their lives.

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Identity and Relationships at Georgetown and Beyond

October 31, 2018

How do variables such as race, class, religion, and gender affect our interpersonal relationships?  How might a better understanding of these identities allow for intra- and interpersonal growth in this time of transition from college to beyond? 

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What’s Next? Graduation and Life’s Big Questions

October 25, 2019

Do we work to live, or live to work? Can you prepare yourself for the unexpected? This course will address these questions and many more as you imagine your life beyond the Hilltop. 

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Leading Ethically: Challenges and Opportunities

October 10, 2017

“You can run, but you can’t hide.” What boxer Joe Louis is reported to have said about his ring opponents could also be said about you and ethical challenges.

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The Jane Goodall Rules: Acting Upon our Reasons for Hope

October 31, 2018

Explore Nat Geo, the Zoo, and the works of Jane Goodall with Jane's former personal advisor John Trybus. Develop your sense of hope and learn how to respond to the question: What can one person do to make an impact on the world?

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Reason in a Dark Time

October 25, 2019

Headlines are dominated not simply with bad news, but potentially catastrophic news. Given this context, how do we utilize our reason and other capacities to pursue both the good and the good life after graduating college?

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Life Negotiations

October 10, 2017

Negotiation affects all of our lives. We constantly strive in so many daily situations to secure agreements or cooperation or coordinated conduct with others that benefit our own interests. 

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