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STEHPANIE YUAN FOR THE HOYA 
The Entrepreneurship Fellows Program, run out of the McDonough School of Business, accepted 29 sophomores. The fellowship offers programming to students interested in entrepreneurship.

Fellows Program Welcomes Entrepreneurs

The McDonough School of Business’ Entrepreneurship Fellows Program accepted 29 new fellows from the Class of 2018. This year’s admits include 16 students in the MSB, 11 students in the College and two students in the School of Foreign Service. Entrepreneurship Fellows Program Co-Director Daniela Brancaforte declined to comment on[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Policies Define Expression

The Office of Residential Living and the Division of Student Affairs clarified their policies against hanging banners, flags and clothing outside windows and chalking on buildings in two university-wide emails this month, the former of which prompted concerns over their infringement on the Speech and Expression Policy. In an email[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE
The “Explainers,” the National Air and Space Museum’s cohort of student volunteers, will soon be supplemented with electronic programming following a recent grant awarded by General Electric Aviation.

GE Partnership Spurs Love of Space

When young children visit the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and have questions — whether it’s about a planet, an exhibition, or a spaceship — they can ask the “Explainers,” groups of hired high school and college students trained in all things space. Gilda Gallardo (COL ’17) who works[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Startup Weekend Returns to Georgetown

Startup Hoyas and the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative will host a “54-hour Startup Weekend” program this weekend in the Hariri Building, which will begin at 6 p.m. tonight and continue through Sunday evening. “Startup Weekend is basically a hackathon for entrepreneurs,” student organizer Barry Goldsmith (COL ’17) said. “The idea of[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
ISABEL BINAMIRA/THE HOYA
More than 60 dishes from local Georgetown establishments will be featured Saturday at the Taste of Georgetown food festival, located under the Whitehurst Freeway.

Annual Food Festival Returns to Georgetown This Weekend

The 22-year-old Taste of Georgetown food festival makes its return to the waterfront this weekend, featuring food from more than 30 local restaurants. The annual festival, hosted by the Georgetown Business Improvement District, will showcase more than 60 dishes from popular eateries such as Baked & Wired, Dog Tag Bakery,[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top