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Drunk Student Hit by Car Near Campus

A Georgetown University Hospital employee ran over a drunk Georgetown student Saturday near the intersection of 35th and O Streets as the student and a friend were crossing the street. Reid Swanson (MSB ’06) was backed over by a car driven by University Hospital radiologist Filip Banovac just after 4[Read More…]

by October 25, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

New Area Crime Reported

New details emerged regarding a series of on- and off-campus assaults this week, even as university officials continued to warn students to be more careful outside Healy Gates. The Metropolitan Police Department and the Department of Public Safety responded to an assault early Saturday morning in Henle Village, according to[Read More…]

by October 21, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Vanderbilt Student Assaulted Outside Lauinger Library

A Vanderbilt University student was assaulted early Sunday morning on the Lauinger Library steps, university officials said Thursday. At about 5 a.m. Sunday, the student was approached by two males, who demanded that he hand over his money, according to a Department of Public Safety broadcast e-mail. When he refused,[Read More…]

by October 7, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Campus Crime Rose Sharply Last Year

Reported crime at Georgetown rose by nearly 20 percent last year, with the Department of Public Safety recording over 300 incidents on or near the university’s main campus, according to newly released data. DPS released its annual Crime Awareness and Campus Security Report Saturday, which revealed an overall increase in[Read More…]

by October 4, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

University Partners With Tour of Hope

Lance Armstrong’s cross-country bicycle ride to benefit cancer research, Tour of Hope, will find two new sponsors in Georgetown’s Medical Center and Georgetown University Hospital when the tour begins on Sept. 29, university officials announced last week. In a press release, Medical Center and Hospital officials said that the event[Read More…]

by September 20, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

22 Students Receive Service Awards

Twenty-two Georgetown students were recognized for community service activism at the 10th annual Lena Landegger Community Service Award Dinner Sunday night in Riggs Library. “The students were chosen from a pool of over 60 candidates for their significant effort in community service,” said Lynne Hirschfeld, a member of the selection[Read More…]

by May 3, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Med Center Reduces Deficit Projection

The Medical Center lowered its projected deficit for this fiscal year, beating projections last month by $5 million as it attempts to become fiscally solvent by 2007. During an April 7 meeting with faculty and staff, Stuart Bondurant, executive vice president for health sciences, announced that the Center’s deficit for[Read More…]

by April 19, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Mourns Pope, Examines Future

Georgetown students, faculty and administrators joined ministers of various faiths Wednesday afternoon in Gaston Hall for a special memorial Mass honoring the life of Pope John Paul II. University President John J. DeGioia praised the pope’s global presence, his opposition to totalitarian regimes and his “radiant humanity.” The pope “understood[Read More…]

by April 8, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown Retains Top Ranking in Peace Corps

For the second year in a row, Georgetown led all other private universities in producing Peace Corps volunteers. Georgetown sent 67 graduates to the Peace Corps last year to serve around the world in fields ranging from agriculture and environment to health and education. “These numbers reflect what we know[Read More…]

by February 4, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Cardinal Receives Degree for Humanitarian Efforts

University President John J. DeGioia honored Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, archbishop of Washington, with an honorary degree for his “compassionate service to others and [the] cause of peace” at a Wednesday evening ceremony in Gaston Hall. DeGioia was one of several speakers who praised the Cardinal for his concern for[Read More…]

by December 3, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized