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ASHLEY CHEN FOR THE HOYA Professor Dennis Deletant (left) and Alfred Moses (LAW '56) (right), former U.S. ambassador to Romania, spoke about Moses' efforts to help rebuild Romania following the collapse of the Soviet Union during his time as ambassador at an event Tuesday.

Former Ambassador Recounts US Involvement in Romania’s Transition to Democracy

Former U.S. Ambassador to Romania Alfred Moses (LAW ’56), who served in the 1990s during the rebuilding of Romania after the fall of communism, chronicled his time as ambassador at a book talk Tuesday in Gaston Hall. Moses served as the U.S. Ambassador to Romania from 1994 through 1997, during[Read More…]

by October 11, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Congressman Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) spoke about the Israel-U.S. relationship at an event hosted by the Georgetown Israel Alliance on Tuesday. Deutch said that U.S. policy towards Israel has historically been a bipartisan issue and that progressive values do not conflict with a pro-Israel stance.

Pro-Israel and Progressive Values Are Compatible, Says Rep. Ted Deutch

Being progressive and being pro-Israel are not mutually exclusive, but compatible, Congressman Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) said at an event Tuesday. Deutch, the ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, discussed the importance of the U.S.-Israel relationship and potential solutions for the conflict[Read More…]

by September 27, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Sean Spicer discussed his book, "The Briefing: Politics, the Press, and the President," at a Monday event hosted by the Institute of Politics and Public Service and Georgetown University College Republicans.

Former Press Secretary Spicer Critiques Liberal Media, Academia

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer criticized the media and academia at-large for traditionally leaning left at an event on Monday cohosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service and Georgetown University College Republicans. During the event, which was named after a book Spicer published in July[Read More…]

by September 19, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Graduate Students Establishes Election-Day Observation Program

Graduate Students Establishes Election-Day Observation Program

Observe D.C., a nonpartisan initiative started by McCourt School of Public Policy student Ben Mindes (GRD ’19), will pilot a “sample-based” election-day observation program to provide an independent analysis of voting efficiencies in Washington, D.C. Observe D.C. will send volunteer “observers” to 83 of the 143 polling locations throughout the[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Author Junot Diaz.

Author Junot Diaz: Promote Solidarity in Communities of Color

Solidarity and friendship within communities of color are key to overcoming racial prejudice, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and immigration reform advocate Junot Diaz said at an event hosted by the Georgetown University Lecture Fund on Monday evening. Diaz is a professor of writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a[Read More…]

by April 19, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Congresswoman Decries Government Cuts’ Impact on Working Women

The dismantling of social safety net programs and federal agencies under President Donald Trump’s administration has disproportionately harmed working-class women, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) said at an event hosted Tuesday evening by Georgetown University’s Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor. DeLauro, the U.S. Representative for Connecticut’s third district[Read More…]

by April 13, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Jose Diaz-Balart, a Telemundo newscaster and former fellow with the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, is founding an internship fund with the institute.

GU Politics Launches Internship Fund With Telemundo and Former Fellow

Georgetown’s Institute of Politics and Public Service at the McCourt School of Public Policy plans to partner with the television network Telemundo to launch a stipend program to award six students $3,000 grants for unpaid summer internships in politics, media, government, public service or journalism. José Díaz-Balart, a fall 2017[Read More…]

by April 10, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News
Data Center Fire Causes Internet Outages

Data Center Fire Causes Internet Outages

A fire occurred in the electrical room of Georgetown University’s Laurel Data Center in Maryland on Wednesday afternoon, resulting in campuswide Wi-Fi outages and the shutdown of services like SaxaNet and educational platforms such as Blackboard.org. Most services were functioning by 6 a.m. at the main campus and services were[Read More…]

by April 6, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DEVAL PATRICK  Deval Patrick, former governor of Massachusetts and current managing director of investing firm Bain Capital Double Impact said businesses should strive to make a social impact.

Former Mass. Governor Advocates Social Consciousness in Business

Businesses should help the government solve social and environmental issues, said Deval Patrick, former governor of Massachusetts and current managing director of investing firm Bain Capital Double Impact during, a talk in Lohrfink Auditorium on March 14. Titled “Social Impact Investment and America’s Health: A Fireside Chat with Deval Patrick,”[Read More…]

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILR PHOTO ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA Georgetown began its most recent series of improvements with an April 2017 announcement of an on-site solar panel initiative.

Georgetown Nominated for Sustainability Award

Washington, D.C.’s Department of Energy and Environment nominated Georgetown University for its District Sustainability People’s Choice Award for most popular green business or organization Feb. 14. The university’s nomination follows a year filled with “green improvements” spearheaded by the Office of Sustainability. Each year, the DOEE nominates businesses, individuals and[Read More…]

by February 22, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top