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President DeGioia Announces HeForShe Partnership

Georgetown University will partner with the United Nations HeForShe campaign and pursue initiatives to advance gender equality on its campus and in society, University President John J. DeGioia announced at a launch event Tuesday. HeForShe is an international movement that encourages men and boys to advocate for gender equality. U.N.[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The School of Foreign Service is considering altering its core corruciulm in mid-March, according to Associate Dean Daniel Byman.

SFS Plans Academic Restructuring

The School of Foreign Service Dean’s Office is actively considering restructuring the curriculum of the SFS with new course offerings and updated core requirements in the lead-up to its centennial celebration, with initial changes set to be announced in mid-March. Currently, students in the SFS must enroll in a proseminar[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 7 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Howard-Maduike Ticket Talks Candidacy, Pragmatic Approach to GUSA

Georgetown University Student Association Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates Reed Howard (SFS ’17) and Courtney Maduike (SFS ’17) hope to provide an alternative ticket to candidates Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) by presenting themselves as a partnership focused on concentrated, pragmatic solutions. The pair entered the[Read More…]

by February 17, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The restructuring of the GUSA senate and executive will form a central part of Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk’s (COL ’17) platform, with plans to create new policy teams for efficiency.

Khan-Fisk Ticket Proposes GUSA Restructuring

After years of serving the student body in both the Georgetown University Student Association senate and executive respectively, Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) have made restructuring GUSA a key plank of their campaign platform. Under the proposed restructuring, the executive and senate would have combined responsibilities[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUSA Approves Live Registration Referendum

The Georgetown University Student Association senate approved a resolution to hold a campus-wide referendum to gauge student opinions on changes to the course registration procedure in a vote to be held digitally during the GUSA executive elections Feb. 18. Approved on Jan. 24, the resolution authorizes the GUSA Election Commission[Read More…]

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

GU Student Workers Survey Seeks Feedback

The Office of the Student Worker Advocate has sponsored an ongoing survey to determine the needs and concerns of student workers in the Georgetown community to help inform university administrators as they make decisions affecting student workers, including the potential consolidation of Residence Hall Offices mailrooms into one facility. Originally[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Following the Georgetown Community Partnership Steering Committee’s agreement to accelerate the 20-year campus plan, GUSA will seek to ensure that the final plan adequately incorporates student opinions.

Campus Plan Looks to Include Student Voices

The Georgetown Community Partnership Steering Committee agreed Friday to accelerate the drafting of the university’s next campus plan over the next six months and anticipates filing a finalized 20-year plan with the District of Columbia by the end of the summer. According to Georgetown University Student Association President Joe Luther[Read More…]

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

Professor Talks Israeli-Palestinian Tensions

Professor of Middle East Studies at Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs Jean-Pierre Filiu stressed necessary measures that both Palestinians and Israelis should take in order to pacify current regional tensions at an event in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies Boardroom Jan. 15. The lecture, which was hosted[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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President John J. DeGioia, Mayor Muriel Bowser, Chinese People’s Association for the Friendship of Foreign Countries Vice President Xie Yuan and Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans pose for a photo during the trip.

DeGioia Joins DC Delegation to China

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser traveled to China as part of a trade delegation pushing for increased Chinese tourism and Chinese investment in the District in early November. The trip brought together around 40 representatives from District government, businesses, healthcare organizations, real estate groups,[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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The Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs hosted five representatives from national faith-based organizations in a panel discussion on climate change at the Healey Family Student Center on Monday.

Panel Targets Religion, Climate Change

Five representatives from faith-based nongovernmental organizations stressed the implications of climate change on poverty and justice around the world at a gathering in the Healey Family Student Center on Nov. 9 The second part of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs’ Symposium on Religion and Climate Change[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News