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EAGAN: Embracing the Interfaith Imperative

EAGAN: Embracing the Interfaith Imperative

College applications were stressful enough. Then came the agonizing wait for those sealed official envelopes — still, that wasn’t the end of the anxiety. Roommates. Navigating the Campus Housing Roommate Matching System proved to be a worrisome puzzle all its own. But in a whirlwind of faceless conversations, an auspicious[Read More…]

by October 11, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Heed the Call Initiative Receives Endorsements, Plans Next Steps

The Heed the Call initiative, a student-led effort to encourage the university to house a refugee family on campus, gained new ground last week when it received endorsements from five student groups. Max Rosner (COL ’18), who heads the movement, laid out plans for overcoming the logistical hurdles of the[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
James Pavur (SFS '16) won a Rhodes scholarship to study cybersecurity for his Ph.D. at Oxford University, becoming the 25th student from Georgetown to win the prestigious award.

Rhodes Scholar Discusses Cybersecurity, Puddleglum and Tea

On Nov. 19, James Pavur (SFS ’16) was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to pursue a Ph.D. in cybersecurity at Oxford University starting next year. Pavur, a science, technology and international affairs major, was one of 32 American students out of 882 applicants nationwide to receive the scholarship this year, which[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Maker Hub Manager Don Undeen was also invited to serve on the Vatican’s first Arts and Technology Council. The Hub allows students to create objects for entrepreneurial reasons, or simply for fun.

Maker Hub Launch Lights Up Lauinger

Tristan MacHale (MSB ’19) likes to make things. When he worked at a beach club this summer, he learned basic carpentry skills like fixing doors and building shelves. “I know my way around a drill and a hammer and all that,” MacHale said. For MacHale, and others like him, the[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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Epicurean and Company will add a new noodle bar feature to its location on Georgetown’s campus.
Renovations for the dining area will be completed in October, offering students new on-campus fare.

Epicurean Adds Noodle Station

After three months of renovations, Epicurean and Company will open a made-to-order noodle bar this October, offering students a variety of meat, vegetable and noodle dishes. The noodle bar will be set beside the sushi bar, replacing the hibachi grills that Epicurean once maintained. Beginning two years ago, Epicurean offered[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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GU Hails Melties’ Return

The first Georgetown University Farmers Market of the year Wednesday saw the return of student food startup Melties, offering gourmet ice cream-cookie sandwiches to customers passing through Red Square in the warm sunshine. Co-founded by Molham Krayem (MSB ’17) and Owais Bukhari (GRD ’15) during the spring, Melties has been[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 1 comment Business, Business - Top
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The McDonough School of Business launched celebrations of its 60th anniversary with an ice cream social event and photo op, an event which attracted around 150.

McDonough Commemorates 60 Years

The McDonough School of Business began celebrating its 60th anniversary Wednesday with a photo-op and ice cream social outside of the Rafik B. Hariri Building. About 150 MSB students, faculty, staff and alumni participated in the event, including Interim Dean Rohan Williamson and Jack the Bulldog. The group crowded together[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Bright “Ideas”—MSB’s Newsletter Gains Traction

Bright “Ideas”—MSB’s Newsletter Gains Traction

The McDonough School of Business’s newsletter “Ideas,” which aims to broadcast top research from school faculty to an audience both within and beyond the Georgetown University community, has amassed over 500 signatures since its launch in July. The newsletter was released July 25 after several months of listserv database compilation[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Students Launch News App

Students Launch News App

Bitter and defeated after a long, losing night of poker, freshman roommates Anthony Marshi (COL ’18) and Michael Fiedorowicz (COL’18) returned to their room in Darnall Hall on a chilled night in December 2014. As the two began conversing while scrolling through their Facebook newsfeeds, they saw that an article[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Panelists Discuss Colombia Peace Efforts

At a conference on the ongoing Colombian conflict hosted by the Mortara Center last month, a panel of policy experts discussed a war occurring more than 2,300 miles away — but one speaker brought the issue close to home. “I myself also am a victim,” Camilo Azcarate, the event’s moderator[Read More…]

by May 24, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top