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Blended Classroom Advances Education

The McDonough School of Business’ Master of Science in Finance, which originated as an entirely online program, implemented a new “blended classroom” technology on Oct. 1, 2015 that allows students to attend class both physically and digitally. The MSB’s MSF program, which was founded in January 2014 and now includes[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Panda Cubs Debut At National Zoo

Panda Cubs Debut At National Zoo

The Smithsonian National Zoo welcomed three new pandas these past several months and has slowly begun to introduce them to the public on public-viewing days. Rusty, a male red panda famous for his temporary escape in 2013, and his two cubs are thriving at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. Along[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GUMC Professor Awarded For Drug Discovery

GUMC Professor Awarded For Drug Discovery

Director of the Drug Discovery Program at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Milton Brown received the annual Percy L. Julian Award for his work in new drug discovery and testing against molecular targets on Nov. 1. The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
COURTESY NSPHIRE

App Aims to Be Tinder for Job Market

Swipe, swipe, swipe, match. You’re hired. Well, it may require more than a few swipes to get hired, but nspHire starts the conversation by matching employers and job seekers through a quick swiping process similar to that of popular dating app Tinder. Founded by Georgetown alumni Rasheen Carbin (SFS ’98)[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 1 comment Business, Business - Top
RACHEL SHAAR FOR THE HOYA
In recent years, the staff of Lauinger Library has adapted to the shifting needs of students and faculty by increasing both the amount of its physical collections as well as that of its digital resources, including electronic databases, e-books and reference services.

Lauinger Library Addresses Digital Demands

Thousands of students walk in and out the doors of Lauinger Library every day, but few know the inner workings that allow students to search a book or collection, print a document or conduct research. Over the past few years, the Joseph Mark Lauinger Memorial Library has expanded its collection[Read More…]

by November 3, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

StartupHoyas Solicits Pitches on Twitter

Fifty-four Georgetown students submitted startup ideas to the annual Startup Hoyas Twitter Pitch competition, which ended Oct. 23. The competition received approximately 15 percent more submissions than last year’s contest, according to StartupHoyas co-president Beatrice Fabris (COL ’16). The competition asked undergraduate and graduate students to propose startup ideas in[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

GULC, HEC Paris Introduce Dual Degrees

The Georgetown University Law Center and HEC Paris have partnered to create two dual degrees — a Master of Business Administration/Master of Laws and a Grande Ecole Master in Management/Master of Laws — with the first incoming class to begin fall 2016 and graduate in spring 2017. The degrees were[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KARL ALEYJA FOR THE HOYA
The Georgetown University Bookstore launched a new line of Star Wars-branded merchandise Sept. 16. The new product line coincides with the upcoming release of “Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens.”

Bookstore Debuts Star Wars Apparel

As soon as visitors walk into the Georgetown University Bookstore, Yoda welcomes them on a Georgetown-branded Star Wars T-shirt that reads “You must unlearn what you have learned.” The T-shirt is part of a larger collection of Georgetown Star Wars merchandise the bookstore began selling Sept. 16 in anticipation of[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top