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VALERIA BALZA/THE HOYA
Lauinger Library’s Gelardin New Media Center bought a 3D printer last month and looks to buy another next semester.

Lau Purchases 3D Printer

Lauinger Library’s Gelardin New Media Center purchased a 3D printer earlier last month and has plans to purchase another one for next semester. The MakerBot Replicator 5th Generation printers have the capacity to print objects up to 10” x 7.5” x 6” using PLA plastic filaments and cost $2,900 each.[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

In Rigby’s Memory, Fire Safety

Oct. 17 marked 10 years since Daniel Rigby, an MSB senior, passed away due to smoke inhalation from a fire in his townhouse on Prospect Street, triggering various efforts to improve the fire safety standards of off-campus housing for Georgetown students. The Friends of Rigby Foundation was created in 2006[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
TINA NIU FOR THE HOYA
Hebrew University of Jerusalem professor Ruth Gavison talked about Judaism in Israel.

Professor Discusses Judaism’s Role in Israel

Ruth Gavison, a professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a founding member of the Israel Association for Civil Rights, spoke about the Jewishness of Israel and its implications Wednesday in Copley Formal Lounge. The event, sponsored by the Program for Jewish Civilization and School of Foreign Service, is[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
COURTESY RODNEY LUDEMA
Rodney Ludema is the State 
Department’s chief economist.

Professor Named State Dept Chief Economist

Economics professor Rodney Ludema, who taught at Georgetown for almost 20 years, joined the U.S. State Department as chief economist in July and will serve in this position for a year. In his new position, Ludema provides the State Department with analysis of economic aspects of foreign policy. “The best[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Law School Report Finds Minimum Wage Too Low

The current federal minimum wage in the United States is historically low and unable to meet the needs of low-income Americans, according to a report released this month by Georgetown University’s Center on Poverty and Inequality and the Leadership Conference Education Fund. The thesis of the report, entitled “Improving Wages,[Read More…]

by October 21, 2014 0 comments City News, News