Articles by:

COURTESY KEVIN FLEISHMAN
Founders of Outcome Tutoring, Alejandro Ernst (MSB ’18) and Kevin Fleishman (MSB ’18) work to develop their business. The company currently has 29 tutors and has tutored approximately 120 students in the past three weeks alone.

Students Launch Campus Tutoring Company

Georgetown students Kevin Fleishman (MSB ’18) and Alejandro Ernst (MSB ’18) started an undergraduate tutoring company, Outcome Tutoring; this semester to connect qualified tutors on campus to students in need of academic help. Launched in early February, the company offers tutoring sessions for 35 dollars per hour and pays tutors[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 1 comment Business, Business - Top
COURTESY CHARLES STEELMAN
Graduate students from the masters in real estate program at the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, Jerry Ricciardi (GRD '16), Amanda Young (GRD '16), Azjargal Bartlett (GRD '16) and Connor Bell (GRD '16), placed first in MIT's 2016 Real Estate Case Competition in Miami, Florida on February 25.

Graduate Students Win MIT Real Estate Competition

A team of four graduate students from the masters in real estate program at the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies won first place in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s 2016 Real Estate Case Competition, the CASE, in Miami, Florida on February 25. While MIT has held the annual CASE[Read More…]

by March 18, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Research Examines Family Economics

Research Examines Family Economics

According to new research conducted by Catherine Tinsley, a professor of management and director of Georgetown’s Women’s in Leadership Initiative at the McDonough School of Business, the majority of Americans prefer men to be the primary breadwinners in families. Tinsley said she researched the topic because she was interested in[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments Business - Top
File Photo: DANIEL SMITH/The HoYA
President Barack Obama, pictured at December’s College Opportunity Day of Action, signed the Student Aid Bill of Rights on March 10.

Bill of Rights Targets Student Debt

President Barack Obama signed the Student Aid Bill of Rights on March 10, proposing 19 executive actions to provide student loan borrowers with additional rights and resources to receive and pay off student aid. The four articles of the bill of rights pledge to give every student the rights to[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Despite Policy, Abroad Apps Rise

The Office of Global Education received a slightly higher number of study abroad applications for fall 2015 and the full academic year, marking an upward trend in applications since 2011. The OGE has 499 active study abroad applications for fall 2015 and the full year, and applicants must accept their[Read More…]

by March 6, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Superfood A Capella Hits High Note

Georgetown Superfood placed second at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella quarterfinals last week, allowing them to move on to the ICCA Mid-Atlantic Semifinal on March 28. Superfood member Allie Canal’s (COL ’16) performance of “Say You Love Me” won her the title of Outstanding Soloist. Additionally, Shom Mazumder[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
USAID
USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah was named an SFS distinguished fellow and will begin his role at the school March 1.

USAID Chief Joins SFS Faculty

United States Agency for International Development administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah has been appointed as a distinguished fellow for Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service. Shah will join the SFS faculty March 1 and will reinforce the university’s commitment to global economic development, working with SFS Global Human Development program director Steven[Read More…]

by February 24, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Ticket Profile: Abbey McNaughton & Will Simons

Ticket Profile: Abbey McNaughton & Will Simons

Of all the executive candidates contesting this week’s Georgetown University Student Association election, Abbey McNaughton (COL ’16) has the most tangible experience with the organization, currently serving as the vice-speaker of the GUSA senate, in her fourth semester as a senator. On the other hand, her running mate Will Simons[Read More…]

by February 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Center Showcases Wegman

Center Showcases Wegman

Photographer William Wegman donated five photographs to the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Arts & Humanities Program in an event exhibiting his work Thursday. Wegman, a renowned artist, photographer and author whose works are held in permanent collections at the Museum of Modern Art and have appeared on “Saturday Night Live”[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments City News, News
COURTESY PRATIMA DHARM
Georgetown’s Hindu Chaplain Pratima Dharm provided students with religious ceremonies, blessings and counseling during her three-month stay on campus. Dharm resigned this week.

New Hindu Chaplain Resigns

The university’s first Hindu chaplain, Pratima Dharm, announced her imminent resignation from her position Jan. 22, citing personal reasons. Dharm, 43, who began working at Georgetown in October, will leave the university Jan. 31 and said she will retire from the U.S. military, where she served as the Army’s first[Read More…]

by January 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top