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Reflection on Pope Francis Touts Value of Interfaith Dialogue

Reflection on Pope Francis’ role in facilitating interfaith dialogue is necessary to understand the Catholic Church and Jesuits more broadly, University President John J. DeGioia said in an event titled “The Francis Factor at Five Years: Reflection and Dialogue” on Tuesday evening. Hosted by the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought[Read More…]

by February 15, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KEENAN SAMWAY FOR THE HOYA

New Technology Will ‘Rewrite’ Future of Banking, Citigroup CEO Says

Advances in banking technology will drive the future of the financial industry, Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat said during an event at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business on Tuesday evening. Corbat covered a range of topics at the event, including the state of the financial industry, the industry’s future[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Safety Concerns to Be Addressed After Metro Worker Injured

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is responding to safety concerns following an injury sustained by a Metro worker performing a repair on the Washington, D.C. transit’s electrical rail system Oct. 31. The worker suffered an electrical burn when coming into contact with a rail that was still electrified as[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
THEO SYMONDS FOR THE HOYA
The new 477,000-square-foot pavilion is expected to cost $567 million and to be completed by December 2022, two years later than initially estimated.

MedStar Georgetown Construction to Begin January 2018

Construction on a new medical/surgical pavilion and helipad at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital will begin in January 2018, in accordance with the 2017-2036 Campus Plan. The new 477,000-square-foot pavilion is expected to cost $567 million and to be completed by December 2022, two years later than initially estimated. The project[Read More…]

by November 8, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
CAROLINE PAPPAS FOR THE HOYA
The D.C. Council is currently conducting hearings on the Fare Evasion Decriminalization Act Of 2017, which would eliminate the potential for arrest and the 10-day jail time that currently accompany charges of fare evasion for non-minors.

DC Council Considers Decriminalizing Metro Fare Evasion

Washington, D.C. officials are divided over a new bill that would decriminalize fare evasion on Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority bus and rail services. The D.C. Council is currently conducting hearings on the Fare Evasion Decriminalization Act Of 2017, which would eliminate the potential for arrest and the 10-day jail[Read More…]

by October 26, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
ALEX MOONEY FOR THE HOYA
Alumni with experience in the media field discussed opportunities for students and the challenges facing journalists today.

Alumni in Journalism Discuss Trump and Current Media Climate

Georgetown alumni who have made careers in journalism and professional writing shared advice for aspiring journalists and their views on the current media landscape at an event by Georgetown Writes on Wednesday. The event, hosted by Georgetown Writes in partnership with the Georgetown University Media Alliance and Hoyas in Letters,[Read More…]

by October 18, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Inequality Displaces Black DC Residents

Inequality Displaces Black DC Residents

The black population in Washington, D.C., dipped below 50 percent for the first time in nearly 60 years due to increased gentrification, growing income inequality and an expanding education gap, trends expected to continue without government intervention, according to a Georgetown University report released Thursday morning. Requested by the D.C.[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 2 comments City News, News, News - Top
GUSA Looks to Establish Internship Stipend Program

GUSA Looks to Establish Internship Stipend Program

The Georgetown University Student Association is working to establish a program that would give students stipends for working unpaid internships. The initiative, which parallels those at universities like The George Washington University, hopes to allow low- and middle-income students to better pursue unpaid internship opportunities in the District. “Students would[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center unveiled a new art installation aiming to help patients' healing process.

Lombardi Center Unveils New Art Installation

Alex Mooney is a staff writer for The Hoya. A new art installation was unveiled Wednesday evening at the Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center. The installation, entitled “Freize,” is part of the center’s goal to display original artwork for its beneficial and healing effects on patients. Consisting of 11 squares of[Read More…]

by September 14, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Panelists Urge Trump Leadership in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Panelists Urge Trump Leadership in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

President Donald Trump’s stated commitment to resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict presents an opportunity for renewed negotiation between the two regions, according to two experts on the Middle Eastern dispute speaking Monday night. The panel, convened by the Georgetown Bipartisan Pro-Israel Dialogue, featured former ambassador Dennis Ross, who has worked in[Read More…]

by April 26, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top