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The owners of the seven-floor Newseum property on Pennsylvania Ave. may sell all or part of the struggling museum.

Struggling Newseum Remains Open as Owners Consider Sale

The Newseum remains open to the public for now while its owners consider selling all or part of its seven-story Pennsylvania Avenue property after years of financial turmoil for the journalism museum. The Freedom Forum, a Washington, D.C.-based foundation and the principal founder of the Newseum, announced Aug. 28 it[Read More…]

by September 20, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

Geospatial Intelligence Chief Raises Data, Staffing Concerns

The sheer amount of data flooding national security agencies poses both challenges and opportunities to the intelligence community, argued the nation’s top geospatial intelligence experts at a conference Sept. 14. Returning for its fourth year, the George T. Kalaris Intelligence Conference hosted by Georgetown University and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency[Read More…]

by September 19, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Entitled “After the Crisis,” photojournalist Sara May's exhibit features photos from her travels to Sierra Leone and offers an intimate look into everyday life, documenting the struggle of the human subjects as they adapt to life without the loved ones they lost to Ebola.

Photojournalist Examines Post-Ebola Life in Sierra Leone

Photojournalism has the power to raise awareness for otherwise forgotten stories, according to photojournalist Sara May at an opening of her exhibit detailing the aftermath of the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone at the Washington, D.C. Leica Store on Friday. Entitled “After the Crisis,” the exhibit features photos from May’s[Read More…]

by September 18, 2017 0 comments City News, News
179 Years Later, Descendants of Slaves Seek Future at Georgetown

179 Years Later, Descendants of Slaves Seek Future at Georgetown

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by September 15, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Georgetown University Alumni Association removed student representatives from its Board of Governors.

Student Representative Positions Quietly Removed From Alumni Association

The Board of Governors of the Georgetown University Alumni Association eliminated multiple student representative positions in late June without notification after an internal assessment found the position was ineffective. The representatives, called student governors, had used their position on the board to lobby alumni and administrators on issues affecting students,[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Associate Director for Undocumented Student Services Arelis Palacios called for Georgetown students to support their peers who lack documentation through off-campus activism.

University Lobbies for Dream Act After DACA Repeal

Georgetown University administrators detailed the university’s efforts to fight for a permanent replacement for the rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program at an information session held in the Healy Family Student Center Social Room on Monday. The Trump administration announced Tuesday, Sept. 5 it would rescind DACA — an[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Paul Almeida, the new dean of the McDonough School of Business, discussed his early experiences and plans for the school.

Q&A: MSB Dean Almeida Discusses Plans for Innovation

The McDonough School of Business must work to integrate technological advances in global markets with the goal of educating competitive and innovative students, said McDonough School of Business Dean Paul Almeida. With 22 years of experience at Georgetown University, and just over a month in his position, Almeida said he[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Professor Matthew Kroenig, center, moderated a discussion on nuclear nonproliferation and North Korea between former Pentagon official Michael Rubin, left, and newly appointed Vice Dean of Georgetown College David Edelstein, right, on Wednesday night.

Experts Mull More Aggressive North Korean Responses

Foreign policy experts hashed out strategies to combat the rise of nuclear proliferation in rogue states, including more aggressive actions against North Korea, at an event hosted by the Alexander Hamilton Society Wednesday evening. Former Pentagon official Michael Rubin and newly appointed Vice Dean of Georgetown College David Edelstein discussed[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Law Center, Medical Center Formalize Legal Resource Partnership

The Georgetown University Law Center and the Georgetown University Medical Center formally launched the Health Justice Alliance, a partnership to share legal resources and medical research focused on low-income communities in Washington, D.C., at a panel on Wednesday. The Health Justice Alliance, which began research work in 2016, works to[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Enhanced Saturday GUTS service will begin this weekend, with buses running every 20 minutes from 9 a.m. to 7:40 p.m. to Dupont Circle and Trader Joe’s in Foggy Bottom.

GUTS Saturday Service Begins With New Hours

The enhanced Saturday GUTS service will run every 20 minutes from 9 a.m. to 7:40 p.m., making stops at Dupont Circle and grocery store Trader Joe’s in Foggy Bottom. The enhanced service is a continuation of a pilot program launched last spring, which implemented a more frequent Saturday service to[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top