January 30, 2020 Press Releases and Announcements

Georgetown University’s Institute of Politics and Public Service Sending Six Students to Iowa for First-In-The-Nation Caucus


by GU Politics

Media Inquiries:

Kelly Ogburn
kelly.ogburn@georgetown.edu
202.687.5474

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With only a few days left until the Iowa Caucus, six Georgetown University students are heading to Iowa tomorrow, Friday, January 31 to get a behind-the-scenes look at the processes and politics at play behind the first caucus of 2020. This trip is being organized by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics) at the McCourt School of Public Policy.

While in Iowa, students will visit campaign headquarters, attend campaign events, and speak to a variety of journalists, officials, and organizers on the ground. They will witness first-hand the energy and effort behind today’s political campaigns, learn about the traditions and recent innovations in the caucus process, and visit multiple precinct locations on caucus night.

Our #HoyasInIA cohort will create videos and articles throughout these four days for the GU Politics website and share their experiences live across GU Politics social channels (@gupolitics). They will return to campus on Tuesday, February 4.

ABOUT THE GEORGETOWN INSTITUTE OF POLITICS AND PUBLIC SERVICE:

The Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics) connects and empowers students and the community in an effort to improve and reimagine politics and public service and reaffirm its promise. Founded as part of Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy in the fall of 2015, GU Politics programming is open to the entire community.

ABOUT THE MCCOURT SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY:

The Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy is a top-ranked public policy school located in the center of the policy world in Washington, D.C. Our mission is to teach our students to design, analyze, and implement smart policies and put them into practice in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, in the U.S. and around the world.

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