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US GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION In September 2017, the Department of Education released new Title IX guidelines, allowing universities to set their own standards for evidence in misconduct investigations.

Students Garner National Support for Title IX Letter

Two students from the Georgetown University Student Association’s federal and D.C. relations committee collected 198 signatures from university student body presidents across the United States in support for a response letter to the recent changes made to Title IX, a law that protects individuals from discrimination and dictates the proceedings[Read More…]

by February 1, 2018 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Four Students from Eliot-Hine Middle School in Washington, D.C., travelled to Pasadena, Calif., with their school radio adviser, Mandrell Birks, to cover the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards.

DC Middle Schoolers Report on NAACP Awards

Four middle school students from Ward 6’s Eliot-Hine Middle School radio program covered the 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 15. The students acted as news correspondents at the award ceremony, where people of color are celebrated for outstanding achievements in television, film and music. The awards[Read More…]

by January 26, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Wasserman joined the SFS-Q campus in 2006, one year after the campus opened its doors.

Q&A: Former Georgetown Professor Reflects on Time in Qatar

American values are not always so dissimilar from those in conservative Muslim countries, posits Gary Wasserman (SFS ’66), a former professor of government at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Doha, Qatar, in his recent book reflecting on his experiences living and working in Doha. Wasserman taught from[Read More…]

by January 17, 2018 1 comment Campus News, City News, News, News - Top
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Republican tax bills in the House and Senate could threaten the affordability of higher education, said University President John J. DeGioia in a campuswide email.

DeGioia Raises Concerns About Republican Tax Bills

University President John J. DeGioia raised objections to two Republican tax reform proposals in the House and Senate, writing in a Nov. 21 email to the community that provisions of the bills “reduce the affordability of higher education.” “We strongly object to any provisions that limit our ability to support[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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A group of energy experts discussed the challenges facing Latin American countries like Colombia, Venezuela, Panama and Mexico, in combatting climate change, sustaining economic growth and pushing for sustainable energy Oct.

Latin America Faces Energy Infrastructure Hurdles, Experts Argue

Latin American countries must overcome significant infrastructure problems before transitioning to more sustainable forms of energy, according to a panel of energy experts Oct. 27. Hosted by Georgetown’s Latin American Policy Association, a student group that analyzes Latin American domestic policy, as a part of the Extractive Industries in Latin[Read More…]

by October 30, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top, Uncategorized
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Washington Needs More Cybersecurity Skills, Experts Say

Greater understanding of cyberspace and government support for improving cybersecurity are urgently needed, according to a panel of cyber experts who spoke Oct. 17 as a part of the Washington, D.C. CyberWeek. The panel in the Healey Family Student Center Social Room featured David Fahrenkrug, a former U.S. Air Force[Read More…]

by October 23, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top