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Med Center Studies Sesame Street, Autism

Researchers at the Georgetown University Medical Center’s Center for Child and Human Development presented the preliminary results of a study to assess the impact and effectiveness of a Sesame Workshop initiative for children with autism Tuesday. The initiative Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children tells the story[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Medical Center Evaluates Sesame Street and Autism

Medical Center Evaluates Sesame Street and Autism

The results of a collaborative study between the Children’s National Health System and a researcher at the Georgetown University Medical Center, focused on evaluating the effectiveness of an initiative on autism in the children’s show Sesame Street, will be released Wednesday. Bruno Anthony, the deputy director of the Georgetown Center[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
ONE FOR GEORGETOWN
The 1634 Society has launched its third annual One for Georgetown Campaign, which seeks to raise $150,000 for scholarships for undergraduate students.

One for Georgetown Returns With $150,000 Target

The 1634 Society is looking to raise $150,000 in its third annual One for Georgetown fundraising campaign, which launched March 15. The campaign asks freshmen, sophomores and juniors to make a one-time donation of $1 to access daily free food, beverages and events for a month. The schedule of events[Read More…]

by March 21, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JENNY FRANKE AND JACK MCGUIRE
Both GUSA outsiders, Franke and McGuire are running a grassroots campaign with a small staff.

Franke, McGuire Outline Increased Engagement

After receiving 100 signatures to join the campaign race three days after last Wednesday’s election season kickoff, Jenny Franke (COL ’18) and Jack McGuire (COL ’18) launched their self-described grassroots campaign earlier this week. Franke and McGuire are running as Georgetown University Student Association outsiders, motivated by a mission to[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GUTS Pilots Saturday Routes

GUTS Pilots Saturday Routes

Georgetown University Transportation Services plans to pilot more frequent Saturday services for spring 2017, pending final approval Dec. 6. A joint effort with Georgetown University Student Association, the spring pilot service would implement a more frequent Saturday service to Dupont Circle from noon to 7 p.m., running in 20-minute intervals.[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Club Advisory Boards Vote Against Endorsing Referendum

Representatives on the Council of Advisory Boards voted against endorsing a referendum to abolish the Georgetown University Student Association senate and replace it with a new elected assembly Nov. 11. The elected assembly’s primary responsibility would be to allocate about $1 million through a collaborative process between student organization advisory[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Corp Launches Scholarship

The Hilltoss has launched a new $1,000 sustainability scholarship, which funds the recipient’s project to improve the environment and foster sustainability over the academic year. With applications due Nov. 9, the sustainability scholarship is part of Students of Georgetown, Inc.’s effort to increase its scholarship offerings and meet the financial[Read More…]

by November 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JINWOO CHONG/THE HOYA
In response to the climate survey results, student club leaders will be required to undergo bystander training.

Bystander Training Required for Leaders

Leaders of Georgetown’s largest student groups will undergo required bystander intervention training as part of the Sexual Assault and Misconduct Task Force’s goal of improving bystander education to prevent sexual assault on campus. The first training session, coordinated by Health Education Services, will take place this Sunday, with four additional[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Q&A: MacArthur Fellow Reflects on Law Career

Q&A: MacArthur Fellow Reflects on Law Career

Human rights attorney Ahilan Arulanantham (COL ’94) was awarded the MacArthur Fellowship, a no-strings-attached five-year grant worth $625,000 for individuals who demonstrate exceptional creativity in their work. Arulanantham currently serves as the American Civil Liberties Union’s director of advocacy and the legal director of the ACLU of Southern California. In[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Eleven New Clubs Join Recognized Groups for Fall

Eleven clubs – from the recently reinstated men’s club lacrosse to the new Saudi Students Association – have joined more than 200 existing clubs recognized by the Council of Advisory Boards at Georgetown this fall. Other new clubs include education charity One World Youth Project, visual arts group bodoni creative,[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top