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Hoya Hacks Celebrates Student Ingenuity

Typeface, a device that helps recovering permanently or temporarily near-paralyzed individuals communicate with their loved ones, took first place at the 36-hour Hoya Hacks competition this weekend, an event that celebrated technological innovation and advancement among students. James Pavur (SFS ’16) and Casey Dayton received an award for Typeface, along[Read More…]

by January 30, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Students Renew Passports Through State Department Partnership

Students Renew Passports Through State Department Partnership

Georgetown University students and faculty had the opportunity to obtain or renew their U.S. passports through the Office of Global Education’s first passport fair Nov. 17. Part of OGE’s 2017 International Education Week from Nov. 13 to 17, a joint project of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S.[Read More…]

by November 28, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Tax Bill Could Negatively Affect Graduate Students

The Republican tax bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday could have a strong negative effect on Georgetown graduate students receiving financial aid. The bill, proposed by House Republicans on Nov. 2, is aimed at reshaping the tax code, including reducing the number of income tax brackets from[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 1 comment City News, News
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Ceremony Highlights Challenges of Veteran Students

Nonmilitary students must create a more inclusive culture for veteran students, argued former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel at a ceremony Monday commemorating Veterans Day outside White-Gravenor Hall. Hagel, a veteran of the Vietnam War, honored veterans who rebuild their lives after service. “[They] return home not asking for favors[Read More…]

by November 15, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Rev. Patrick Desbois, Braman endowed professor of the practice of the forensic study of the Holocaust at Georgetown University, received the 2017 Lantos Human Rights Prize in an Oct. 26 ceremony on Capitol Hill.

Georgetown Professor Receives Human Rights Prize for Holocaust Research

Rev. Patrick Desbois, professor of the practice of the forensic study of the Holocaust at Georgetown University, received the 2017 Lantos Human Rights Prize in an Oct. 26 ceremony on Capitol Hill for his work documenting Holocaust victims and leading educational programs on genocide. The prize, established in 2009 by[Read More…]

by October 30, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top