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Study Evaluates Student Depression

Depression may not be widely acknowledge at Georgetown, but it is widely felt, according to a presentation given Friday by Tyler White (COL ’14) on the results of his semester-long research project studying depression in college students. White said the number of Georgetown students suffering from the disorder is on[Read More…]

by April 24, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Has 10 Fulbright Winners

Ten Georgetown students have been awarded Fulbright scholarships thus far in this year’s selection process. The recipients, who include seven seniors and three graduate students or recent alumni, will use their scholarships to study in eight countries on four continents, from sites in Jordan and Malaysia to Brazil and Kosovo.[Read More…]

by April 20, 2012 0 comments Campus News

Project to Record Untold Histories

It’s 1 a.m. on a Thursday and Ianthe Metzger (COL ’12) is sitting in the semi-darkened Center for Social Justice, video camera in hand, interviewing a custodian on her 15-minute break. “She just sat with me briefly and talked as the camera kept rolling,” Metzger said of the interview, which was conducted as part of the Kalmanovitz Initiative[Read More…]

by March 23, 2012 0 comments News

Site to Connect DC Students

Campus Society, a social network slated for release to D.C. university students this spring, aims to combine the social and professional spheres. Founders Rashid Ajami (COL ’12) and his cousin Oliver Muller intend to only allow users with university-affiliated email addresses to register and leave posts related to campus life on their universities’[Read More…]

by February 28, 2012 0 comments City News, News

For Inmates and Undergrads, Poetry Fosters Understanding

Most school projects begin and end in the classroom, but for a group of 18 Georgetown students, their work is designed to connect with people half a continent away. This weekend, professors Jiva Manske and Wendy Jason, who teach “Social Justice/Conflict Studies,” launched a semester-long writing exchange program between students[Read More…]

by February 14, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
For Children-in-Residence, Campus Is a Playground

For Children-in-Residence, Campus Is a Playground

For most children, college is at most a vague, unfamiliar concept. But for the children of the faculty- and chaplains-in-residence at Georgetown, this college campus is a warm home. About 13 children live in student housing on campus as part of the faculty-in-residence and chaplain-in-residence programs. For them, the university[Read More…]

by February 6, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Pursuing Health Beyond the Border

When Anja Frost (COL ’12) and Ashley Sharp (COL ’12) founded the Georgetown chapter of GlobeMed, a national organization that helps provide health care and education in Guatemala, they were hoping to fill a void on campus. “Georgetown is such an internationally-focused school, but before we didn’t have a global[Read More…]

by January 26, 2012 0 comments Campus News

GU Holds Green Gathering for DC Students

Students from environmental groups at Georgetown and five other D.C. universities met on campus to collaborate on promoting eco-friendly programs on college campuses. The first meeting of the D.C. Green Student Organization Forum, organized by members of The Corp and EcoAction, was held in the Leonard Seminar Room of Reynolds[Read More…]

by April 29, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Proposed MCAT Changes Lengthen Test

The MCAT, a dreaded step aspiring physicians must take when applying to medical school, may present a new challenge for the Class of 2016. The Association of American Medical Colleges recently released 14 preliminary recommendations for the Medical College Admission Test that would affect both the structure of and the[Read More…]

by April 11, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Proposed MCAT Changes Lengthen Test

The MCAT, a dreaded step aspiring physicians must take when applying to medical school, may present a new challenge for the Class of 2016. The Association of American Medical Colleges recently released 14 preliminary recommendations for the Medical College Admission Test that would affect both the structure of and the[Read More…]

by April 11, 2011 0 comments News, Uncategorized