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Scott Guggenheim, top left, Catherine Novelli, Ambassador Jeffrey Laurentis,  Gen. Wesley K. Clark (ret.), and Dr. Azar Nafisi will serve as the SFS centennial fellows for the 2018-2019 academic year.

SFS Centennial Fellows Bring Expertise to Georgetown

Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, retired General Wesley Clark, will be one of five School of Foreign Service Centennial Fellows this year. He and the other fellows will serve as resources for students and alumni by hosting events, discussions and office hours. Former Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis (SFS ’76),[Read More…]

by September 17, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Rahman, Bennett to Resign Following Senate Demands

Rahman, Bennett to Resign Following Senate Demands

Naba Rahman (SFS ’19), the acting president of the Georgetown University Student Association, and Chief of Staff Aaron Bennett (COL ’19) will resign Friday, effective at 11:59 p.m., according to a draft of a news release provided to The Hoya on Thursday night. Rahman and Bennett’s resignation comes after the[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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H*yas for Choice President Angela Maske (NHS ’19) visits Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) (CAS ’80) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) to express concerns over Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

HFC President Urges Senators to Block SCOTUS Nominee

H*yas for Choice President Angela Maske (NHS ’19) is publicly pressing Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) (CAS ’80) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) in a push to stop Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation by visiting the senators’ offices multiple times a week. Brett Kavanaugh, United States Circuit Judge of the United[Read More…]

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Hurricane Florence Avoids DC

Hurricane Florence Avoids DC

The outer bands of Hurricane Florence are expected to pass over Washington, D.C., this weekend, with only some showers and above average breeze expected through Sunday. However, remnants of the storm may return next week, bringing greater rainfall and potential flooding. Hurricane Florence was upgraded from a tropical storm to[Read More…]

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Washington, D.C. airports will begin using new facial recognition technology instead of boarding passes to identify passengers of international flights beginning in November 2018.

DC Airports to Replace Boarding Passes With Facial Recognition

A new facial recognition system at Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will replace boarding passes for all international flights by the end of the year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announced Sept. 6. The biometric screening system, known as[Read More…]

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Paul Lanzone (MSB ’15) and Julia Farr (CAS ’88) will join the Georgetown University Alumni Association as associate vice president of alumni engagement and executive director, respectively.

Alumni Hired for GUAA Executive Leadership

Georgetown University Alumni Association named Julia Farr (CAS ’88) its first female executive director and Paul Lanzone (MSB ’15) associate vice president of alumni engagement in a Sept. 10 announcement. Farr is replacing Executive Director Bill Reynolds (CAS ’79), who served for 17 years and stepped down from his position[Read More…]

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District of Columbia Public Schools released private information about students experiencing homelessness on the D.C. Council’s website, which is associated with Councilmember David Grosso (I-At Large)

Students’ Private Information Published on DC Council Website

Washington, D.C.’s public school authority mistakenly posted the personal information of 2,000 students experiencing homelessness on a website run by the D.C. Council, where the data remained for seven months before its removal Aug. 9. Posted by District of Columbia Public Schools on Feb. 5, 2018, the information included names,[Read More…]

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HOYA HUB An on-campus food pantry, set to open in October, will offer free food to students experiencing food insecurity.

University Allocates Space for On-Campus Food Pantry, Aims for Fall Opening

The Hoya Hub, an on-campus food pantry which will offer free food to members of the Georgetown community experiencing food insecurity, is slated to open in early October. The project, which seeks to respond to concerns raised by the results of a 2016 Georgetown University Student Association survey in which[Read More…]

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Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Sept. 5 that a new Inclusive Innovation Fund, in partnership with the Marathon Foundation, will invest in minority-owned Washington, D.C. businesses beginning in 2019

Innovation Fund to Invest in Minority-Owned DC Businesses

A new Inclusive Innovation Fund is set to invest in developing Washington, D.C. businesses owned by minority entrepreneurs, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced Sept. 5. The fund, which is being organized in partnership with The Marathon Foundation, is meant to benefit people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ community,[Read More…]

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SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA The School of Nursing and Health Studies will be designated as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education for 2018 through 2022. The National League of Nursing recognition is for the NHS’ dedication to enhancing student learning and professional development. The recognition ceremony is Sept. 14 at the NLN’s 2018 Education Summit in Chicago.

NHS Honored as Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

The School of Nursing and Health Studies is being recognized as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing in a ceremony in Chicago on Sept. 14. The departments of advanced nursing practice and professional nursing practice, which are the school’s professional and advanced nursing[Read More…]

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