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The CDC granted $2 million to a multi-disciplinary team of Georgetown researchers to develop new HIV surveillance techniques.

CDC Grants $2 Million for HIV Research

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded a $2 million grant to Georgetown researchers to continue HIV surveillance and to develop a secure data-sharing tool for public health agencies across the country. The grant, which will provide funding for five years, will help researchers further develop the[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Washington-area Catholics are asking Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl, left, to resign after a decade of improperly addressing widespread sexual assault within the Catholic Church. Wuerl holds an honorary degree from Georgetown, which he received in 2014.

District Leaders, Community Condemn Wuerl Inaction

Washington, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine and other prominent Catholics in the city are calling for the Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl to resign due to his handling of past sexual misconduct cases. Formerly the bishop of Pittsburgh, Wuerl has been accused in a grand jury report of covering[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA The US Women's Hockey Team brought home the gold from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeong Chang.

Winter Olympians Honored at Team USA Awards

The Team USA Awards Ceremony, hosted at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts northeast of campus April 26, recognized Winter Olympic and Paralympic athletes for their outstanding performances at the 2018 games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Awards were given in eight categories, and the winners were determined by online[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright signed copies of her new book, "Fascism: A Warning," at an event Wednesday.

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright Warns of Rising ‘Fascism’ in New Book

Fascism is on the rise in the United States and could dismantle the nation’s democratic norms, former Secretary of State and Mortara Distinguished Professor of Diplomacy Madeleine Albright said at an event to discuss her new book, “Fascism: A Warning,” on Monday afternoon. Albright said the books intends to warn[Read More…]

by April 19, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SOPHIE ROSENZWEIG FOR THE HOYA Erika Totten, an activist and co-founder of Black Lives Matter D.C., spoke with Deshauna Barber, the first woman to be crowned Miss USA while on active duty in the military. Krystal Leapheart, the special assistant and policy associate at the National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women, moderated the discussion.

BRAVE 2018: Safe Spaces for Black Joy Vital, Panelists Say

Joyful spaces must exist for the black community, where they are affirmed, safe and allowed to express themselves however they wish without fear of consequence, Erika Totten, an activist and co-founder of Black Lives Matter D.C., said in conversation with Deshauna Barber, the first woman to be crowned Miss USA[Read More…]

by March 20, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KEENAN SAMWAY FOR THE HOYA The Corp closed its storefronts for 17 minutes Wednesday in accordance with the National Walkout against gun violence.

Corp Takes Part in National Walkout Against Gun Violence

Students of Georgetown, Inc., closed its on-campus shops and storefronts for 17 minutes in support of the National Walkout to End Gun Violence on Wednesday morning. The walkout commemorated the 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14, when a former student opened[Read More…]

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown House Where JFK Met Jackie Sold

Georgetown House Where JFK Met Jackie Sold

Three days after being listed at $1.725 million, the Georgetown home where former president John F. Kennedy met Jacqueline Bouvier is under contract. Located at 3419 Q St. NW, the home is within walking distance from Georgetown’s busiest shopping centers. The home was originally owned by a Mrs. Renshaw, who[Read More…]

by February 13, 2018 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown Professor Christine Fair was detained after an incident in the Frankfurt Airport in early January.

Georgetown Professor Accused of Calling German Officer a ‘Nazi’

A Georgetown School of Foreign Service professor who has come under fire for allegedly calling a German police officer a “Nazi” is denying German officials’ accusations. Christine Fair denies a German police report’s accusation that she called a German police officer “Nazi Police” at Frankfurt airport in Germany on Jan.[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
The devastating effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria disrupted Georgetown's traditional application process in Puerto Rico. Two applicants shared their stories with The Hoya.

After Hurricanes, Puerto Rican Applicants Face New Barriers

Claudia Corral sent her application to Georgetown University on Oct. 25 from a small restaurant across the street from her home in Ocean Park, Puerto Rico. Her home had been without Wi-Fi since Hurricane Maria hit almost a month earlier. Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico with 155 mph winds Sep.[Read More…]

by February 2, 2018 0 comments Campus News, Features, News, News - Top
Representatives of Georgetown University and Washington, D.C. neighbors presented oral arguments to the D.C. Circuit Court in a lawsuit over noisy flight patters out of Reagan National Airport.

University, Neighbors Deliver Oral Arguments in Aircraft Noise Lawsuit

Members of the D.C. Fair Skies Coalition, including Georgetown community members, argued at the D.C. Circuit Court on Thursday against flight routes out of Reagan National Airport that have led to increased noise over the Georgetown neighborhood. The oral argument marks the most recent development in a lawsuit filed by[Read More…]

by January 16, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top