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GU Signs Amicus Brief Against Trump Order

Georgetown University joined 30 other U.S. universities on an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court calling for the invalidation of President Donald Trump’s second executive order restricting travel from six predominantly Muslim countries. The Sept. 18 amicus brief is the second signed by Georgetown that relates to the Jan.[Read More…]

by September 22, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News
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Georgetown Completes Student Life, Dining Facility Renovations

Georgetown completed a series of renovations to dining and student life facilities this summer, including major changes to O’Donovan Hall and the Leavey Center, increasing the number of outlets offering meal exchange options. Changes include a renovation of Sellinger Lounge, Hoya Court and the university bookstore to open up the[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Sixty-two students graduated from the School of Foreign Service in Qatar on May 4. The students comprise the school’s ninth graduating class and join more than 340 alumni who graduated from the SFS-Q.

Ninth SFS-Q Cohort Graduates

The School of Foreign Service in Qatar graduated its ninth senior class in a commencement ceremony featuring members of the Qatari royal family and university officials May 4. This year’s graduating class consisted of 62 students, with 40 women and 22 men receiving the Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

The Hoya Transitions to New Staff, Online Format

The Hoya published its first issue today after transitioning to a new editorial and publishing staff for the fall semester. This issue will be the first print issue of The Hoya after its transition to an online daily, print weekly publication. Toby Hung (COL ’18), will continue to serve as[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY HEIDI ELMENDORF

Organizer for the Hoyas March for Science, Associate Professor Elmendorf said in today's society there a pressing need for policymakers to appreciate and understand the value of scientific research.

Q&A: Professor Heidi Elmendorf Talks the March for Science

Thousands of activists and scientists are expected to descend on the National Mall this weekend for the first ever March for Science. Marchers hope to promote awareness of scientific research and evidence-based policy decisions in government. The march, which will take place across the nation this Saturday, which is also[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Georgetown Offers Cybersecurity Scholarship

Georgetown started a cybersecurity scholarship program March 15 in which both graduate and undergraduate students will be able to receive tuition and stipend benefits in exchange for working in the public sector after graduation. The department of computer science helped secure a $5 million National Science Foundation grant to fund the[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESY JUDD NICHOLSON
Chief Information Officer Judd Nicholson previously worked for the U.S. Marshals Service as deputy CIO before coming to work at Georgetown.

Q&A: Judd Nicholson Promotes Technology’s Role on Campus

Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at Georgetown Judd Nicholson talked with The Hoya about his background, current University Information Services projects and technology issues relevant to students on campus. Can you introduce yourself and give us some information on your background and experiences that you bring[Read More…]

by February 23, 2017 1 comment Business, Business - Top
ILLUSTRATION BY ELEANOR STORK/THE HOYA
The Office of Facilities Management received the most work requests for mold from the Village A and Village C dormitories.

Former Employee’s Lawsuit Reveals Mold Hazards

When Aleta Mack, a former executive assistant to Georgetown University Police Department Chief Jay Gruber, started experiencing breathing difficulties and headaches while in Village C West in August 2014, Mack filed an external complaint for a health hazard evaluation while requesting accommodation from the university. Mack was not able to[Read More…]

by February 7, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

The Hoya Staff Transitions

The Hoya published its first issue today after transitioning to a new editorial and publishing staff for the spring semester Saturday. Toby Hung (COL ’18), the executive editor for the fall semester, began his yearlong term to serve as the 143rd editor-in-chief of The Hoya, taking over from Jess Kelham-Hohler[Read More…]

by December 6, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Verizon to Lead Wi-Fi Overhaul

Georgetown will perform a $27.5 million, five-year overhaul of the university’s entire Wi-Fi infrastructure starting this January in partnership with Verizon Communications, according to Vice President for University Information Services and Chief Information Officer Judd Nicholson. The university and Verizon will begin the three-year project this January, starting with the[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top