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The Georgetown Community Partnership released a draft of the 2017-2036 Campus Plan on June 6.

GCP Postpones Campus Plan Draft Deadline to July 1

The Georgetown Community Partnership Steering Committee postponed its deadline to submit a draft of the 2018 Campus Plan to the Washington, D.C. Office of Zoning to July 1 — two months later than its original goal of April 22 — due to unresolved negotiations regarding MedStar and campus housing. The[Read More…]

by April 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
THE GW HATCHET
Eytan Nahmiyas, junior at The George Washington University and co-founder of Radius, works to develop the mobile app.

Student App Secures Investor

The app Radius, co-founded by Georgetown student Tali Salhon (MSB ’17), recently obtained a starting $50,000 investment from the Turkish company, Galata Business Angels Group.   Valued at $1.25 million, the location-based messaging app is headquartered in Turkey and the majority of its users currently reside in the United States,[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Nonprofit Teaches Money Managment

Nonprofit Teaches Money Managment

Georgetown students Christopher McNulty (SFS ’16) and Michael Li (SFS ’17) officially announced Tuesday the launch of a Georgetown chapter for Moneythink, a national nonprofit organization that seeks to educate low-income youth in financial literacy through a student-run mentorship program. Originally founded by students at the University of Chicago, the[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top

DCPS Invests $4 Million in Alternative Schools

The D.C. Public School system announced plans Feb. 16 to bolster its alternative high schools, which are designed to cater to students who may need flexibility in their schedules or extra assistance in academics, by allocating an additional $4 million to nontraditional programs in its 2017 budget. Alternative high schools[Read More…]

by February 29, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Study Analyzes NFL Diversity

A new study published and co-authored by Chris Rider, assistant professor of strategy at the McDonough School of Business, found that racial diversity is drastically lacking among National Football League head coaches. The new research found that white coaches are more than twice as likely to get promoted to head[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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Prisons and Justice Initiative Seeks to Ignite Reform

Georgetown officially launched the Prisons and Justice Initiative to examine the problems of mass incarceration in the United States at its inaugural event in Gaston Hall on Tuesday. The panel discussion, entitled “Reversing the Tide of Mass Incarceration: Prospects for Prison Reform,” featured Georgetown University Law Center professors Paul Butler[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Luxury Brand Settles In to Cady’s Alley

Luxury Brand Settles In to Cady’s Alley

Luxury retailer Ledbury will open a brick-and-mortar store in Georgetown late this spring in a 670-square-foot space in the central courtyard of Cady’s Alley. Founded by Oxford University graduates Paul Trible and Paul Watson in 2008, the luxury menswear brand, which is based in Richmond, Va., is best known for[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Georgetown Professors Criticize Congress

Two Georgetown University professors published a commentary on Jan. 18 criticizing a section of Congress’ recent spending bill that outlines mammography screening recommendations for women. Under the Affordable Care Act, private insurers are required to follow the recommendations of the United States Preventive Services Task Force, which is comprised of[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Presidential Primary Spurs Student Activism

In the months leading up to the United States’ presidential primary elections, politically affiliated student groups on campus have increased activities to galvanize support for their respective candidates. These groups, which support candidates like former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-V.T.) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-F.L.), have[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Office of Residential Living will replace current housing management with the StarRez system this spring.

Housing Management System Replaced

The Office of Residential Living will replace Georgetown University Student Housing with a new software called StarRez as the campus-wide housing management system for the spring semester. This new system, designed to simplify and condense the housing selection process, will affect all students who plan on living in university housing[Read More…]

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