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Student Works to Create Custom Apparel

March 30, 2017 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

Headed by Sales Director Sophia Ronga (COL ’18), the Georgetown branch of the custom apparel company Fresh Prints has established a growing presence on and around campus, handling clothing orders for various student groups and events on the Hilltop. Ronga became involved with the company her freshman year after seeingRead More

COURTESY MICROCOACHING
Dan Tasch (GRD ’17), along with his partner Emre Ruhi (GRD ‘17), founded Microcoaching as a videogame tutoring company.

Georgetown Students Start Video Game Tutoring Company

February 23, 2017 at 11:00 pm 0 comments

Microcoaching, an on-demand video game coaching platform founded by Emre Ruhi (GRD ’17) and Dan Tasch (GRD ’17), connects gamers seeking to improve their skills with more experienced players to minimize frustration and maximize enjoyment. Both Ruhi and Tasch have possessed a passion for gaming since high school. After meetingRead More

ELLA WAN FOR THE HOYA
DataRefuge launched an effort to save government climate research data on the fifth floor of Lauinger Library on Feb. 18.

University Hosts Federal Climate Data Rescue Event

February 23, 2017 at 8:10 pm 0 comments

Students, faculty, librarians and scientists gathered at Lauinger Library and the Reiss Science Building Feb. 18 and Feb. 19 to partake in datarescueDC, an attempt to preserve federal environmental data in the event that President Donald Trump’s administration deletes it. The two-day event was organized by DataRefuge, a project aimingRead More

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Speakers at the second annual Georgetown Africa Business Conference discussed the large potential for economic growth on the African continent in the Lohrfink Auditorium on Feb. 4.

Conference Promotes Businesses in Africa

February 9, 2017 at 11:00 pm 0 comments

The Vice President for Africa at the World Bank Makhtar Diop stressed the need to focus on Africa’s enormous global economic potential at the second annual Georgetown Africa Business Conference in the Lohrfink Auditorium on Feb. 4. Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, in conjunction with the Walsh School of ForeignRead More

GUSA University Leadership Appointees Examined

October 18, 2016 at 12:08 am 0 comments

When the university makes major decisions regarding student life — from the closing of Kehoe Field to capital projects affecting students — the proposals are discussed by Director of Virgin Hotels Alberto Beeck (SFS ’91), Chair of the Board of Regents Laurie Hodges Lapeyre (MSB ’83) and two student delegatesRead More