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JINWOO CHONG/THE HOYA
Approximately 1600 freshmen and 200 transfer students were welcomed to Georgetown at this weekend’s New Student Orientation with an Olympics-inspried “Light Your Torch” theme.

Georgetown Welcomes Freshmen, Transfers

This year’s New Student Orientation, with its Olympics-inspired “Light Your Torch” theme, welcomed the approximately 1,600 freshmen members of the Class of 2020 and over 200 transfer students to life at Georgetown from Aug. 27 to Aug. 30. This year’s schedule retained cornerstone NSO events, including the Marino Workshop and[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Emeritus Director of the University of Delaware Counseling Center Dr. John Bishop released a report on Georgetown's medical leave of absence process June 28.

Report Examining Medical Leave of Absence Process Released

Georgetown’s medical leave of absence process is achieving its goals, but could benefit from changes including increasing communication between students on an MLOA and the university and increasing training for university staff, according to a report released by Emeritus Director of the University of Delaware Counseling Center Dr. John Bishop[Read More…]

by July 11, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY
Fr. Howard Gray, S.J., will serve as interim vice president for mission and ministry starting Aug. 1.

Gray Appointed Interim Vice President for Mission and Ministry

Fr. Howard Gray, S.J., will serve as interim vice president for mission and ministry starting Aug. 1 while the university seeks a long-term replacement for Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J., (CAS ’88), according to a campus-wide email sent by President John J. DeGioia on Friday. O’Brien will join Santa Clara University[Read More…]

by June 4, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

Malone Reflects on Core Values in NHS Commencement Address

National League of Nursing CEO Beverly Malone emphasized the importance of staying true to one’s values in achieving success at the commencement ceremony for the School of Nursing and Health Studies in the Leavey Center Ballroom on Saturday. Before being appointed NLN CEO, Malone was the general secretary of the[Read More…]

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

Medical Leave Of Absence Reexamined

Counseling and Psychiatric Services will form a support group for students returning from a medical leave of absence as part of a series of recommendations from Georgetown’s Mental Health Advisory Board seeking to improve the medical leave of absence process, according to a campus-wide email Wednesday. Currently, students returning to[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
REUBEN ATKINS
Students of Georgetown, Inc. storefront Hoya Snaxa has been criticized for signs posted on its slushie machines.

Students Criticize Hoya Snaxa Over Slushie Machine Signs

Students of Georgetown, Inc. storefront Hoya Snaxa has been under fire after a photo showing signs that read “rust under your unused vagina” and “remnants of Bruce Jenner’s peen” on its slushie machines were shared on social media May 7. Reuben Atkins (COL ’16) first saw the signs early morning[Read More…]

by May 14, 2016 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Former Foreign Secretary Discusses Aid Reform

David Miliband, president and CEO of the global aid NGO International Rescue Committee, advocated for more responsive and collective relief efforts amid increasingly urgent humanitarian crises in a speech at Copley Formal Lounge on Wednesday. Miliband said humanitarian efforts need to adapt to changing global crises. “People in desperate straits[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GERMS to Host Run in Memory of Andrea Jaime

Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service is hosting a five-kilometer run in honor of Andrea Jaime (NHS ’17) — who passed away from bacterial meningitis September 2014 — and to raise funds for a new scholarship in Jaime’s name for Georgetown’s EMT class at the C&O canal Sunday morning. Donations made[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
THE DAILY HERALD
Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan advocated transparency in school finances on Monday.

Duncan Talks School Finance

Former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan stressed the importance of transparency in education policy at the keynote for the McCourt School of Public Policy’s fourth annual Leadership, Evidence, Analysis and Debate conference in Fisher Colloquium on Monday. This year’s LEAD conference focused primarily on education finance. Spending in education has[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JENNA CHEN/THE HOYA
Professor George Akerlof, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in economics, spoke about his new book, ‘Phishing for Phools,’ the dangers of the free market and the benefits of deregulation at the Carroll Round’s second Professor Speaker Series in the McGhee Library.

Nobel Laureate Akerlof Talks Economic Theory

Professor of economics George Akerlof, the winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in economics, emphasized the dangers of free markets for consumers and the importance of deregulation in the 2008 financial crisis in a discussion of his new book, “Phishing for Phools,” at the Carroll Round’s second Professor Speaker Series[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top