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Traditions Evolve as Campus Grows

September 26, 2014 at 2:20 am 0 comments

The Georgetown student experience is one defined by tradition, from those with Jesuit foundations to Homecoming to sitting on John Carroll’s lap. “I think when you first step foot on campus, you think about the 50 things you have to do, like Rangila, eat a Five Guys burger, run toRead More

Veteran and MBA student Justin Gandino-Saadein announced his candidacy on May 5 for the third congressional district of Virginia.

MBA Student Announces Run for Congress

May 16, 2014 at 12:31 am 0 comments

Executive MBA student Justin Gandino-Saadein (GRD ’15) announced his candidacy for the House of Representatives, representing Virginia’s third congressional district, on May 5. Gandino-Saadein is running as an Independent against incumbent Bobby Scott (D-Va.), who has occupied the seat since 1993. Scott has carried the district with over 70 percentRead More

University President John J. DeGioia thanks Frank McCourt (CAS ’75) at the ceremony honoring McCourt’s $100 million donation to the university in October.

McCourt, Beecks Lead Record Year for Fundraising

April 25, 2014 at 12:24 am 0 comments

Beginning with a record-breaking $100 million gift from Frank McCourt Jr. (CAS ’75) in September, this fiscal year was the most successful fundraising year in Georgetown’s 225-year history. On Sept. 18, the university announced that McCourt, the former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, would fund the creation of theRead More

Friends Remember Waugh

Friends Remember Waugh

October 22, 2013 at 2:10 am 0 comments

In his short time at the Georgetown University Law Center, Mark Edward Waugh (LAW ’16) left behind a legacy of eloquence, dedication and leadership. Waugh attended Langley High School in nearby McLean,Va., where he befriended classmate Rahul Gupta. Gupta, who received a master’s in physiology at Georgetown in 2013, was charged onRead More

SCS Offers Classes to Furloughed Employees

October 8, 2013 at 1:10 am 0 comments

As the federal government shutdown continues. the School of Continuing Studies is offering classes to all furloughed federal employees, free of charge, beginning today. “Central to our mission is service to the community, particularly as we establish ourselves as good neighbors in our new downtown location,” Interim Dean of theRead More

ANC Rejects MedStar Office Trailer Proposal

ANC Rejects MedStar Office Trailer Proposal

October 4, 2013 at 2:55 am 0 comments

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E urged the D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board to reject MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s proposal for two office trailers Monday during its monthly meeting. The trailers, which would provide 1,200 square feet of space for 10 to 12 staff members, would be located on an outdoor brickRead More

Jesuit Coalition Backs Immigration Reform

September 27, 2013 at 2:22 am 0 comments

Georgetown joined more than 30 Jesuit institutions across the country this week in calling on the House of Representatives to pass comprehensive immigration reform. The Ignatian Solidarity Network, a Jesuit social justice organization, organized the “Fall Call,” in which Jesuit universities, parishes and high schools celebrated Masses and encouraged community members toRead More

Burglary Reported in Berkley Center

September 23, 2013 at 4:09 pm 0 comments

A locked office in the Berkley Center was burglarized over the weekend, the Department of Public Safety reported today. The incident occurred between Friday at 5:15 p.m. and Sunday at 10:45 a.m., when an unknown intruder forced open the secured door and stole a digital camera dna  laptop computer. There is currentlyRead More

McCourt and His Millions

September 20, 2013 at 3:34 am 0 comments

Many at Georgetown were introduced to Frank McCourtJr. (CAS ’75) through his record donation to the university this week, yet this staggering generosity also prompts curiosity about the man and his money. McCourt, who majored in economics at Georgetown — where he met his ex-wife Jamie McCourt (CAS ’75) — founded the McCourt Company in 1977, whichRead More

Pillard Advances for Senate Approval

September 20, 2013 at 12:46 am 0 comments

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance Georgetown University Law Center professor Cornelia “Nina” Pillard’s nomination for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to the full Senate on Thursday, and Georgetown Law students have banded together to show their support through Hoya Lawyers for NinaRead More