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William McDonough, architect and environmental activist delivered the keynote speech at an event entitled 
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"Rethinking Plastic: Answering a Global Call to Action." He discussed the impacts of sustainability at Georgetown with leaders of environmentally focused organizations on campus.

McDonough Proposes Sustainable Manufacturing Model

The survival of the global economy and the future health of the environment depend on manufacturing multi-use goods that produce less waste, argued architect and sustainable development leader Bill McDonough in an event Wednesday. The event, entitled “Rethinking Plastic: Answering a Global Call to Action,” was cosponsored by Georgetown University’s[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA Health Education Services, Sexual Assault Peer Educators, and the Women's Center organized a month-long education campaign aimed at raising awareness about sexual violence.

SAPE Organizes 1st Monthlong Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign

Throughout April, Sexual Assault Peer Educators, the Women’s Center and Health Education Services hosted events in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness month, the first time in university history that programming events lasted for the entire month, centered around the theme “Take It All Back.” The events were organized by a[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
LAUREN SEIBEL/THE HOYA Melanne Verveer (I ’66, MS ’69), left, moderated a panel of four of the School of Foreign Service's first women graduates — Barbara Berky Evans (SFS ’58), Barbara Hammes Sharood (SFS ’58), Helene Gettler Mallett (SFS ’59) and Paula Wiegert Tosini (SFS ’60) — on April 18 in Fisher Colloquium.

First Female SFS Graduates Recall Obstacles, Opportunities at Georgetown

Having a Georgetown University education provided critical career opportunities and professional development, despite some obstacles encountered on the path to obtain it, four of the School of Foreign Service’s first female graduates said at an April 18 panel in Fisher Colloquium. Barbara Berky Evans (SFS ’58), Barbara Hammes Sharood (SFS[Read More…]

by April 22, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
HANNAH LEVINE/THE HOYA Former Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Justice Tzipi Livni advocated a two-state solution at an event hosted April 13 by the Georgetown Israel Alliance.

Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Advocates 2-State Solution

The creation of two distinct nation-states is the most effective solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, said former Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Justice Tzipi Livni at an event hosted April 13 by the Georgetown Israel Alliance. Livni, who served as Minister of Justice of Israel from 2013[Read More…]

by April 16, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Melanne Verveer, executive director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, discussed the findings of a new GIWPS report in an interview with The Hoya.

UN Sanctions Can Prevent Sexual Violence in Conflict, GIWPS Report Argues

United Nations sanctions can be used to limit the weaponization of sexual violence in conflict situations, Sophie Huvé (LAW ’17), a Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security fellow, argued in a report published by GIWPS last week. Huvé has been asked to present her findings to UNrepresentatives later this month.[Read More…]

by April 5, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
WILL CROMARY/THE HOYA Former Attorney General Eric Holder, a Democrat, described his battle against partisan gerrymandering in an event hosted by the Institute of Politics and Public Service on Monday.

Former AG Holder Lays Out Democrats’ Campaign Against Gerrymandering

Partisan gerrymandering poses a threat to voting rights in the United States and disproportionately disenfranchises Democratic voters, former Attorney General Eric Holder said at an event hosted by the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service on Monday. The event, moderated by GU Politics Executive Director Mo Elleithee (SFS[Read More…]

by March 21, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Jeanne Lord, left, moderated a conversation with Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Equity Rosemary Kilkenny on Feb. 28.

Receiving Leadership Award, Kilkenny Promotes Role of Women in Education

Women’s participation in politics is crucial to promote gender equality, Rosemary Kilkenny (LAW ’87), Georgetown’s first vice president for Institutional Diversity and Equity, said while accepting the inaugural Dr. Carol J. Lancaster award Feb. 28. Kilkenny received the award, presented by the Georgetown University Women’s Center, for her commitment to[Read More…]

by March 12, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top