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Funding Overhaul Forces Clubs to Tackle a New System

Funding frameworks for campus groups saw sweeping change this year, with SAFE reform more than doubling the funds available to organizations and a new Student Activities Commission bulk allocation system irking many club leaders. Greg Laverriere (COL ’12), current vice president of the Georgetown University Student Association, led the reform[Read More…]

by April 29, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Alumni Networks Grow, Imparting Valuable Lessons

When Aaron Fouladian (MSB ’11) attended a business school event at the Princeton Club of New York early last summer, he was met by a soon-to-be mentor — a recent Georgetown alum. “She was someone I could reach out to with any questions I had and was always helpful in[Read More…]

by February 4, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Limewire Shuts Down, Ending MP3 Giant’s Era

After a four-year legal battle, the popular file-sharing website LimeWire has been shut down for good. A New York federal court ruled against the website last month, saying that its file-sharing process had assisted in an enormous amount of copyright infringement. The ruling came at the end of a four-year[Read More…]

by November 23, 2010 0 comments News

HOPE Helps Homeless

Over 6,500 individuals in D.C. are considered homeless, according to the Community Partnership for the Prevention of Homelessness. Last Saturday in Franklin Park, one of them – a man in a sweater and glasses – stepped up in line to receive a cup of soup. He had arrived in the[Read More…]

by November 9, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Class Fund Exceeds ’09 Total by $10K

The Class of 2010 Fund announced yesterday at Senior Convocation that it has raised a total of $32,157 so far this year, with donations from 66 percent of the graduating class. The amount raised exceeds last year’s total by almost $10,000, and the participation rate is up 11 percent from[Read More…]

by May 21, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Diversity Initiative Takes Off

Just over a year ago, University President John J. DeGioia called on students to commit to changing the climate surrounding diversity at Georgetown in response to a series of incidents that raised questions about the university community’s attitude toward diversity. In the weeks prior to DeGioia’s town hall meeting, the[Read More…]

by April 30, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized
SFS-Q: Georgetown’s Intercultural Initiative

SFS-Q: Georgetown’s Intercultural Initiative

Image ContributorGraduates of the first SFS-Q graduating class enter the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha in May. IN AUGUST 2006, Fr. Ryan Maher, S.J. – then assistant dean for academic affairs at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar – told students about the moment he learned of the[Read More…]

by December 8, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Library Introduces New Printing Options

On Dec. 1, Georgetown University introduced wireless printing in the second floor of Lauinger Library and in the Blommer Science Library after working with the Faculty Library Advisory Committee to initiate the new features. “The library had been planning for some time to introduce wireless printing and now, with some[Read More…]

by December 8, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Conference Reflects on Disabilities

Faculty and student panelists discussed the need for a different conceptual approach to disabilities at a conference in McShain Lounge on Thursday. The conference, Accessing Difference: New Politics and Pedagogies of Disability, focused on how the study of disabilities opens up opportunities for new ways of seeing the world rather[Read More…]

by October 27, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Conference Reflects on Disabilities

Faculty and student panelists discussed the need for a different conceptual approach to disabilities at a conference in McShain Lounge on Thursday. The conference, Accessing Difference: New Politics and Pedagogies of Disability, focused on how the study of disabilities opens up opportunities for new ways of seeing the world rather[Read More…]

by October 27, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized