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Housing Selection Moved to Spring

Housing Selection Moved to Spring

The housing selection process for rising juniors and seniors will move from early fall semester to the spring, a change designed to reduce roommate conflicts and requests to change housing. Housing eligibility will still be determined in October, and the points allocated to sophomores, juniors and seniors will remain the[Read More…]

by September 13, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

GU, Georgetown BID Aim to Bring Streetcar to Area

Georgetown University and the Georgetown Business Improvement District are looking to have the city-wide D.C. Streetcar project expanded deeper into the Georgetown area.   “Both the university and the BID are interested in how to get the streetcar to serve the university population since it is such an employment concentration[Read More…]

by April 5, 2013 0 comments News

Doyle Symposium Focuses on Liberal Arts, Diversity

The annual Doyle Symposium addressed the role of liberal arts education in engaging issues of diversity in Copley Formal Lounge Thursday afternoon. The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs and the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship cosponsored the symposium to explore the role of diversity[Read More…]

by February 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Italian Ambassador Talks U.S.-Italy Relationship

Italian Ambassador to the United States Claudio Bisogniero spoke about Italy’s foreign policy and its cultural influence on America in Riggs Library Thursday. According to Bisogniero, Italy’s foreign policy has been rooted in three basic pillars since the end of World War II: support for European integration, partnership with the United States and[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Credit Union Installs New ATM in Walsh

Credit Union Installs New ATM in Walsh

The Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union opened a new ATM in the Edmund A. Walsh Building lobby, adding accessibility and convenience for credit union cardholders who live on East Campus. GUASFCU CEO Nikhil Lakhanpal (MSB ’13) said he hoped this new ATM location would both increase GUASFCU’scampus presence and help students. “[That[Read More…]

by January 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Panel Discusses Sandy Relief Efforts

The Center for Social Justice and the Jesuit Universities Humanitarian Action Network hosted a panel discussion about Hurricane Sandy relief efforts and past responses to disasters in the Philodemic Room Wednesday evening. The panel included Katie Oldaker, director of Disaster Response Operations for Catholic Charities, Regine Webster, vice president of[Read More…]

by December 7, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Yates Thefts Spike in October

A rash of thefts hit Yates Field House this month, with five incidents occurring over a two-week period. In contrast, seven thefts at Yates were reported to the Department of Public Safety between January and September. Similarly, in past years there have been few thefts reported at the location during[Read More…]

by October 26, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Writers Analyze the Presidential Race

Writers Analyze the Presidential Race

Author James Mann and The Washington Post correspondent Tom Hamburger discussed politics, foreign policy and the presidential race in Georgetown’s Mortara Center for International Studies Tuesday afternoon. Hamburger, a reporter for The Post’s national desk and a former writer for the Los Angeles Times, summarized the presidential campaign and explained[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Cancer Center Opens Facility in Southeast DC

Cancer Center Opens Facility in Southeast DC

Georgetown University Medical Center’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center opened its new Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research in Southeast D.C. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday. D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), Councilmember David Catania and Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia attended the ceremony, among[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments City News, News

GU Allows for Grade Appeals

For students who are unsatisfied with their final grades, Georgetown offers a more productive alternative to writing an angry post on RateMyProfessors.com. The university’s grade appeal system allows students to dispute a questionable grade within 30 calendar days of the first semester after the grade was assigned. To appeal a[Read More…]

by October 2, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News