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BLUEMERCURY Bluemercury Co-Founder Marla Malcolm Beck addressed Professor Michael Ryan's Personal Finance class last month and encouraged students to explore their interests and work in small steps toward their goals.

Bluemercury Co-Founder Advises Exploration, Problem Solving in Career Building

Getting a foot in the door is key to starting any career, beauty and skincare company Bluemercury co-founder and CEO Marla Malcolm Beck told Georgetown professor Michael Ryan’s “Personal Finance” class April 16. “Personal Finance” is a course designed for students to increase their financial literacy before graduating and one[Read More…]

by May 17, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former NFL commissioner and Georgetown Board of Directors Vice Chair Paul Tagliabue (COL ’62) discussed the process of hiring Patrick Ewing (COL ’85) as men’s basketball team head coach.

Q&A: Former NFL Commissioner on JTIII, Ewing

The university fired former men’s basketball team Head Coach John Thompson III March 23, ending his 13 years of leadership. Ten days later, the university hired Patrick Ewing (COL ’85), who helped Georgetown win the 1984 NCAA championship, following a hiring process led by Athletic Director Lee Reed and board[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Panelists discussed the need to reduce the power of prosecutors and increase the role of social platforms to reduce recidivism in prison reform in an event on Wednesday.

Panelists Advocate United Approach to Prison Reform

The obstacles to ending mass incarceration in the United States are numerous but not intractable, according to four panelists at the “How to End Mass Incarceration” panel in McShain Lounge on Wednesday. The event, sponsored by the Prisons and Justice Initiative, the Office of the Provost and the Department of[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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As Georgetown’s first online peer-to-peer support platform, Project Lighthouse aims to show stressed college students that any problem is worth talking about, regardless of what others may think. A year from its official launch in April 2016, the program has already supported more than 200 students in the Georgetown community.

Project Lighthouse: Peers Helping Peers

Georgetown’s first online peer-to-peer support service, Project Lighthouse has grown since it was founded last April. Created in partnership with Georgetown’s Counseling and Psychiatric Services, Health Education Services and the Office of the Assistant Vice President for Student Health, the initiative for the program was announced in January 2016. Director[Read More…]

Chatelain Recognized for Passion, Innovation

Within her first four years at Georgetown, history professor Marcia Chatelain – the recipient of this year’s College Academic Council Honors Teaching Award – has established herself as a passionate, caring and innovative educator. With a diverse array of interests, Chatelain teaches multiple courses on African-American history and culture, including “History[Read More…]

by May 15, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Panelists Discuss Importance of Female Economic Empowerment

Jewelry designer and entrepreneur Kara Ross (COL ’88) discussed the importance of female economic empowerment with a panel of female leaders and entrepreneurs in the Rafik B. Hariri Building on Thursday. Ross currently owns and operates Diamonds Unleashed by Kara Ross, which seeks to redefine strength and empowerment through partnerships[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GULC Professors Urge Action on Zika

The World Health Organization convened an International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on the Zika virus Feb. 1, a week after Georgetown University Law Center professors criticized the organization for responding too slowly to the virus’ spread. Georgetown’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law Director Lawrence Gostin and O’Neill[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
LAUREN SEIBEL FOR THE HOYA
The School of Continuing Studies’ Institute for Transformational Leadership launches a certificate in facilitation next semester.

SCS Pioneers Facilitation Program

Georgetown’s Institute for Transformational Leadership at the School of Continuing Studies will debut the certificate in facilitation — a three-month workshop that teaches the skills needed to oversee workplace meetings — next semester as the first certificate in higher education of its kind. According to Program Coordinator Kathryn Wade, SCS administrators[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

GUMC Appoints Dean of Diversity, Inclusion

The Georgetown University Medical Center named Susan Cheng the first senior associate dean of diversity and inclusion in August. She is heading a new office focusing on fostering diversity across the institution. Formerly called the Office of Minority Student Development, Cheng’s office is now called the Office of Diversity and[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
COURTESY ROBERT CARR
Director of the Executive Master’s Program in Health Systems Administration Rober Carr was named the president of the American College of Preventive Medicine, a position he will begin in 2017.

Carr Named College President

Director of the Executive Master’s Program in Health Systems Administration Robert Carr was recently appointed president of the American College of Preventive Medicine, effective in 2017. The university announced Carr’s selection on its website last Tuesday. In his role, Carr will guide ACPM, an organization of more than 2,700 members[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News