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SUBUL MALIK FOR THE HOYA
Students of Georgetown, Inc. and the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union are responding to recent cyberattacks around the country with new protocols.

Campus Groups Strengthen Cybersecurity Protocols After Attacks

Two Georgetown University student organizations are increasing security measures to protect against cyberattacks, according to senior leadership of the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union and Students of Georgetown, Inc. The Corp is currently formalizing password guidelines and implementing a company-wide password policy for Corp-specific online accounts. Meanwhile,[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross talked NAFTA, tax reform, and Trump at an event sponsored by The Washington Post on Friday.

Commerce Secretary Ross Defends Trump’s Charlottesville Response

Andrew Wallender is a staff writer for The Hoya. CEOs were wrong to abandon White House advisory councils because of President Donald Trump’s response to violence in Charlottesville, Va., U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said at a Washington Post event Friday. “What’s sad is for business leaders to give up[Read More…]

by September 11, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Airbnb CFO Laurence Tosi, stressed the need to have a high quality tourism service for travellers.

Airbnb CFO Calls for More Innovation

  Airbnb Chief Financial Officer Laurence Tosi (COL ‘90, LAW ‘94, GRD ‘94) stressed the importance of innovation in entrepreneurship and discussed the upcoming launch of City Hosts, the company’s latest service, at a keynote held in the Lohrfink Auditorium on Feb. 9. More than 300 attendees packed the event,[Read More…]

by February 16, 2017 2 comments Business, Business - Top

University Completes Two-Year Car Barn Renovation

After two years of planning, approval and construction, the university completed renovations on about 22,000 square feet of the Car Barn’s first floor this month, creating a new graduate student lounge and providing space for the Georgetown University Press and the university’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The new[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Speakers at the forum discussed the need for the labor market to accommodate the needs of workers in a digital era.

Baker Forum Promotes Economic Innovation

The inaugural Baker Forum unveiled the Baker Innovation Grant, which awards five McCourt School of Public Policy students $20,000 to design solutions to a particular political issue on Jan. 25. Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service Executive Director Mo Elleithee revealed the grant halfway through the forum, the culmination[Read More…]

by February 2, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
CLAIRE SOISSON/THE HOYA
Georgetown completed a two-year renovation of the first floor of Car Barn earlier this month.

University Completes Two-Year Renovation of Car Barn First Floor

After two years of planning, approval and construction, the university completed renovations on about 22,000 square feet of the Car Barn’s first floor this month, creating a new graduate student lounge and providing space for the Georgetown University Press and the university’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The new[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY FOODHINI
Georgetown alumnus Noobtsaa Philip Vang launched Foodhini this week as a startup dedicated to helping immigrant chefs connect with customers seeking ethnic dishes.

Foodhini Startup Supports DC Immigrant Chefs

When Noobtsaa Philip Vang (GRD ’16) moved to Washington, D.C., from Minnesota for his MBA program at Georgetown in 2014, he found himself craving his mother’s home-cooked meals. But as a Hmong-American, Vang had trouble finding anything resembling his family’s cuisine in the District’s restaurants. According to the 2010 census,[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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At least three Georgetown University book store employees were not rehired when Barnes & Noble College took over operations from Follett in June.

Bookstore Employees Lose Jobs in Vendor Transition

At least three Georgetown University Bookstore employees, including an employee who has worked at the bookstore for more than 30 years, lost their jobs when the bookstore switched vendors from Follett to Barnes & Noble College last month. Former bookstore employee LuAnne Buzzanca was turned down for part-time and full-time[Read More…]

by July 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Accessibility Push Faces Tricky Terrain

Accessibility Push Faces Tricky Terrain

When Rachel Anderson (COL ’17) broke her leg on a spring night in 2015, she soon realized that getting in and out of the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital would be the easy part. It was navigating campus in the following weeks that proved to be much more difficult. On her[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Professor L. Collier Hyams’ “Sassy Lassie” tartan Mazda Miata and Zack Engler’s (COL ’18) “Hyper” CX-3 Mazda during the Washington Auto Show setup on Wednesday, Jan. 20. The show highlights artwork from 11 Georgetown students and Hyams.

Auto Show Highlights Student Designs

When the Washington Auto Show opens at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center today, artwork from 11 Georgetown University students and a professor will be displayed at two of the show’s exhibits. The art project is part of a partnership between Mazda and Professor L. Collier Hyams’ Introduction to Graphic[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top