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New GUSA Staff Named

The release of the new Georgetown University Student Association executive staff appointments, resulting in the consolidation of two positions and the introduction of others, followed the inauguration of GUSA President Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) and Vice President Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15) on Monday. The appointment press release distributed by GUSA[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
For 2 Professors, Like Father, Like Son

For 2 Professors, Like Father, Like Son

Underclassmen looking to take “International Relations” with professor Keir Lieber this semester may have been confused after searching his last name on MyAccess and finding mainly courses above the 300 level. That’s because “Lieber” returns search results for both Keir and his father, Robert Lieber, who is also a professor[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
McCourt Conference Explores Immigration Reform

McCourt Conference Explores Immigration Reform

Georgetown University sponsored a panel of ambassadors from Mexico, the Philippines and El Salvador to discuss immigration reform for the 20th Annual McCourt School Policy Conference at the U.S. Capitol this past Friday. Although the McCourt School of Public Policy was endowed this year, it continues the conference series of[Read More…]

by March 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Experts Detail Efforts to Save Syrian Children

Medical experts with firsthand experience treating civilians in Syrian refugee camps discussed the Syrian government’s denial of basic relief aid to those trapped in a country that has been engulfed in a bloody civil war for almost three years. The event, hosted by the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Center[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Ambassador Talks US, Pakistan Politics

Ambassador Talks US, Pakistan Politics

Pakistani Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani discussed the turbulent political and economic relations between the United States and Pakistan in McGhee Library on Tuesday. The School of Foreign Service Asian Studies Program organized the event as part of the Lunch with an Ambassador Series, which was designed to give Georgetown students, alumni and professors the[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News

Amnesty Proposal Approved

After extensive petitioning from the Georgetown University Student Association, the university has officially added an alcohol amnesty clause in cases of sexual assault to the Code of Student Conduct to reduce barriers to reporting sexual assault on campus. “The Disciplinary Review Committee  recently revised the Student Code of Conduct in[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News

Invincible Alums Take on Capitol Hill

A group of young Georgetown University Law Center graduates is making waves on Capitol Hill. The group, called Young Invincibles, has lobbied for rights and legal benefits for today’s black sheep generation: millennials. Founded four years ago by then-Georgetown law students Ari Matusiak (LAW ’10) and Aaron Smith (LAW ’10),[Read More…]

by February 11, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Muslim and Hindu Students Engage in Dialogue

Georgetown Campus Ministry hosted an interfaith dialogue jointly sponsored by the Muslim and Hindu Student Associations on Wednesday night in Makom. Now in its third year, the event has helped students open up to the discussion of differing religious views, according to former President of the Interfaith Student Association Aamir Hussain (COL ’14). “People didn’t know[Read More…]

by February 9, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

DC Newest Hub for Cybersecurity

While D.C. is known for its think tanks and consulting firms, a new niche might be making its mark on the D.C. employment scene in the near future: cyber security. In February 2013, President Obama launched the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative to enhance U.S. counterintelligence, review cybersecurity practices at all[Read More…]

by January 31, 2014 0 comments City News, News