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Top-Ranked Seniors Honored For Success in Academics

Five students earning the highest cumulative grade point averages across Georgetown University’s four undergraduate schools will be honored this commencement weekend as valedictorians and Dean’s Medal recipients. Jenny Franke (COL ’18), a biochemistry major and economics minor, and Kevin Yuan (COL ’18), an economics and Japanese double major and mathematics[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Thirty Georgetown Students Among 2018 Fulbright Scholarship Recipients

Thirty Georgetown Students Among 2018 Fulbright Scholarship Recipients

A record 30 Georgetown University students, including 19 graduating seniors, are set to receive Fulbright scholarships to pursue individual research and English language teaching fellowships around the world this year. The total number of grant recipients this year tops last year’s 27 and is set to place Georgetown in the[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Pamela Chen (LAW ’86), a federal district judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, addressed the attendees of the 2018 Lavender Graduation.

LGBTQ Community Honored at Lavender Graduation

Award recipients advocated for better health care and support to transgender and gender non-conforming students and reflected on their own identities as part of the LGBTQ community at Georgetown University’s 10th annual Lavender Graduation, at which LGBTQ members of the Class of 2018 were honored April 26. Hosted in the[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Admissions Yield Reaches 50 Percent, Following Lowest-Ever Acceptance Rate

Georgetown’s admissions yield for the Class of 2022 reached 51 percent, the highest in recent memory, following a record-low acceptance rate and an all-time high in applications submitted to the university. The university’s admissions yield refers to the number of admitted students who paid the May 1 enrollment deposit and[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
BLUEMERCURY Bluemercury Co-Founder Marla Malcolm Beck addressed Professor Michael Ryan's Personal Finance class last month and encouraged students to explore their interests and work in small steps toward their goals.

Bluemercury Co-Founder Advises Exploration, Problem Solving in Career Building

Getting a foot in the door is key to starting any career, beauty and skincare company Bluemercury co-founder and CEO Marla Malcolm Beck told Georgetown professor Michael Ryan’s “Personal Finance” class April 16. “Personal Finance” is a course designed for students to increase their financial literacy before graduating and one[Read More…]

by May 17, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Fr. Howard Gray, SJ, Georgetown Jesuit and Scholar, Dies at 87

Fr. Howard Gray, SJ, Georgetown Jesuit and Scholar, Dies at 87

Fr. Howard Gray, S.J., a former interim vice president for mission and ministry at Georgetown University and an internationally recognized scholar in Ignatian spirituality, died yesterday from injuries sustained in a car crash in Michigan. Gray first joined Georgetown’s Jesuit community in 2007 under appointment as special assistant to the[Read More…]

2018 Commencement Speakers to Include UN Secretary-General, Former Energy Secretary

2018 Commencement Speakers to Include UN Secretary-General, Former Energy Secretary

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) are set to speak as three of nine speakers at the 2018 Georgetown University commencement ceremonies, which will begin May 17, the university announced this afternoon. The commencement ceremonies for the nine[Read More…]

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Commissioners for the Student Activities Commission have expressed confusion over ambiguity and lax enforcement of bylaws relating to conflicts of interest — especially as they pertain to the International Relations Club.

Conflicts of Interest Spotlight Ambiguity in SAC Bylaws

When representatives from the International Relations Club faced the Student Activities Commission on Monday, March 19, to explain why IRC members had travelled to Panama City earlier that month without required SAC approval, the club had already argued its case a week earlier to the commission, which included four current[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Miriam Zoila Perez spoke about how the diversity of stories covered can reflect the diversity of journalists reporting on them.

Media Professionals Promote Diversity in Journalism

Increasing diversity in news media can transform publications to be more representative of the experiences of all readers, a panel of professional journalists said at an event Tuesday evening co-hosted by The Hoya, the Georgetown Voice and the Lecture Fund. The event aimed to address the transforming media climate and[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA Health Education Services, Sexual Assault Peer Educators, and the Women's Center organized a month-long education campaign aimed at raising awareness about sexual violence.

SAPE Organizes 1st Monthlong Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign

Throughout April, Sexual Assault Peer Educators, the Women’s Center and Health Education Services hosted events in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness month, the first time in university history that programming events lasted for the entire month, centered around the theme “Take It All Back.” The events were organized by a[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top