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Federal Relations Team Seeks Dialogue, Engagement

The Georgetown University Student Association executive charged its first federal relations team to advocate for student affairs and engage students on local and federal government initiatives. The March addition to GUSA President Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Vice President Chris Fisk’s (COL ’17) executive, the office is directed by former[Read More…]

by April 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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In a rally organized by the Georgetown undergraduate journalism program, students gathered to demand that President Obama negotiate for Austin Tice’s release.

Georgetown Students Rally at White House for Austin Tice

Georgetown students and other activists demonstrated outside the White House on Monday evening in an effort to pressure President Barack Obama to negotiate freedom for journalist Austin Tice (SFS ’02), who disappeared in Syria in 2012. Tice, a former Georgetown law student and Marine Corps veteran, went missing in Syria[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
COURTESTY AIDEN JOHNSON
Journalists and experts involved in the reporting of widespread child abuse in the Catholic Church discussed the Catholic Church’s handling of the abuse, its impact on victims and its implications for the future of the church in Lohrfink Auditorium on Wednesday.

Panelists Discuss Catholic Church Abuse, Future

A panel of journalists and experts involved in the reporting of widespread child abuse in the Catholic Church reflected on their experiences before and after the 2002 Boston Globe report, which was documented in the film “Spotlight” at an event in Lohrfink Auditorium on Wednesday. Lecture Fund member Aiden Johnson[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Vita Saxa Invites Johnson, Anti-Abortion Advocate

Georgetown Right to Life has scheduled anti-abortion advocate Abby Johnson to speak in Dahlgren Chapel on April 20, the same day Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards is scheduled to address students in Lohrfink Auditorium. Johnson, who is a former Planned Parenthood clinic director, will discuss her experiences at 7:30 p.m.[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Secretary of Energy Defends Iran Nuclear Deal

Dr. Ernest Moniz defended the Iran nuclear deal and argued for a renewed push toward green energy technology at the 2016 Trainor Lecture and Award in the Intercultural Center on Monday. Hosted by the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Moniz was honored for his role in the Iran nuclear[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown Scholarship Program 
GSP sponsored a trip to New York City and the Today Show Studio for students during  Spring Break. GSP is seeking to raise $25 million to fund an endowment for its programs.

GSP Seeks Endowment To Expand Impact

When the Georgetown Scholarship Program was founded 10 years ago, GSP Program Director Melissa “Missy” Foy said she could not have anticipated the impact it would have on first-generation and low-income students from around the country who apply to Georgetown every year. At the time of its founding, GSP was[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

GU Partners with Johns Hopkins to Offer New Languages

Up to 25 students in good academic standing in Georgetown College, the School of Foreign Service and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will be able to enroll in Burmese, Hindi/Urdu, Indonesian, Thai and Vietnamese language classes at the Washington, D.C., campus of The Johns Hopkins University’s School of[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Pro-Life Group Protests Cecile Richard’s Visit

About 10 protestors from the Pennsylvania-based American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property demonstrated against the Georgetown University Lecture Fund’s invitation to Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards to speak on campus outside the university’s front gates Monday afternoon. TFP is a Catholic organization dedicated to defending conservative[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The School of Foreign Service Dean’s Office announced that students will be able to minor in foreign languages, marking the first time they will be able to minor outside the undergraduate core.

SFS Approves Language Minors

Students in the School of Foreign Service will be able to pursue language minors within Georgetown College beginning this fall, according to a Tuesday announcement from the SFS Dean’s Office. The introduction of the new language programs, which will be open to all years starting with the Class of 2017,[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The School of Foreign Service Dean’s Office announced that students will be able to minor in foreign languages, marking the first time they will be able to minor outside the undergraduate core.

SFS Adds Language Minors

Students in the School of Foreign Service will be able to pursue language minors within Georgetown College beginning this fall, according to a Tuesday announcement from the SFS Dean’s Office. The new language programs, which will be open to all years starting with the Class of 2017, are the first[Read More…]

by March 30, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top