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Petition for Georgetown to Sponsor Refugees Launches

About 300 students have signed a petition to make Georgetown the first U.S. Catholic university to sponsor a family of refugees as part of new refugee advocacy group Heed the Call. The petition, launched Feb. 21, has been endorsed by the Georgetown University College Democrats, Georgetown University College Republicans, Georgetown[Read More…]

by February 24, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Olympians Highlight Resilience in Face of Adversity

Olympians Highlight Resilience in Face of Adversity

Overcoming obstacles to achieve success is the most valuable aspect of competition, according to Olympians Charlie Buckingham (COL ’11) and Michelle Konkoly (COL ’15) in a talk in Copley Formal Lounge on Feb. 16. Konkoly won four medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, including two golds in the 50 meters[Read More…]

by February 24, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

‘Urban Studio’ Courses Set Focus on Community

Georgetown is planning to launch a new six-credit, year-long class this fall that allows students to create their own projects to help improve the surrounding D.C. community. The class, “Urban Studio,” is being led by professors in the English, sociology and anthropology departments. Students will work with professors, community organizers[Read More…]

by February 14, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top