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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
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The Institute of Politics and Public Service hosted a talk with Senior Adviser to President Obama Valerie Jarrett, moderated by IPPS fellow Buffy Wicks, in Copley Formal Lounge on Tuesday.

Jarrett Talks White House Tenure

Senior Adviser to President Barack Obama Valerie Jarrett discussed her 24-year-long career, the White House’s top priorities and her daily life in Copley Formal Lounge on Tuesday. The Institute of Politics and Public Service organized the event, moderated by IPPS Fellow Buffy Wicks, who was a strategist on both Obama’s[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Panel Talks Religious Rights

The Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs hosted a panel discussion Tuesday with media figures and experts on religious freedom about the increased intolerance toward religion-based and conservative viewpoints on college campuses. The discussion in Copley Formal Lounge, which was entitled “Illiberal Liberalism?[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
JOHN CURRAN FOR THE HOYA
The three-year housing requirement pushed members of the Class of 2016 off-campus, left, with 100 denied eligibility. All applicants from the Class of 2017 will receive eligibility, and may choose from university townhouses, right, and apartments.

Brown House, Burleith & Back Again

Georgetown Scholarship Program student Amber Athey (COL ’16) never thought finding a place to live senior year would be so hard. Although the university considers GSP students as low-income, Athey was placed on a wait list for senior housing and told that her chances of finding an affordable on-campus residence[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

EU Ambassador Talks Transatlantic Trade

Ambassador of the European Union to the United States David O’Sullivan discussed transatlantic trade relations and global challenges to trade negotiations at an event in the Rafik B. Hariri Building on Oct. 7. The event marks the latest installment in the annual Global Embassy Series organized by the McDonough Global[Read More…]

by October 19, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News