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U.S.-Mexico relations are at a turning point according to Mexican Ambassador Zabalgoitia

US-Mexico Relationship Faces Dire Threat, Speakers Warn

The historic United States-Mexico relationship faces an existential threat as public perception of both countries shifts and threatens diplomatic cooperation, a panel of experts argued Tuesday. The speakers examined political and economic factors stressing the relationship between the two countries, including the ongoing renegotiations of the North American Free Trade[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown University benefactor and Saudi billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal donated $20 million in 2005 to endow the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding.

Georgetown Benefactor Detained in Saudi Arrests

A late-night wave of arrests in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Nov. 4 swept up prominent Georgetown University benefactor and Saudi billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, alongside dozens of influential businessmen, politicians and royals. Prince Alwaleed, who donated $20 million in 2005 to endow the Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding,[Read More…]

by November 9, 2017 4 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top
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More students are connecting with alumni after the relaunch of Hoya Gateway, a career networking platform.

After Relaunch, Hoya Gateway Sees Rise in Student-Alumni Connections

In the second semester of its relaunch, networking website Hoya Gateway has seen a rise in student-alumni connections. The online platform facilitates one-on-one career-related conversations between students and alumni.  This semester, the platform has sought to establish a higher response rate by maintaining a ratio of one alumni volunteer to[Read More…]

by November 9, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The new 477,000-square-foot pavilion is expected to cost $567 million and to be completed by December 2022, two years later than initially estimated.

MedStar Georgetown Construction to Begin January 2018

Construction on a new medical/surgical pavilion and helipad at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital will begin in January 2018, in accordance with the 2017-2036 Campus Plan. The new 477,000-square-foot pavilion is expected to cost $567 million and to be completed by December 2022, two years later than initially estimated. The project[Read More…]

by November 8, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Recap of ‘Clinton 25: Georgetown Reflects on the Vision of Bill Clinton’

After months of planning and weeks of anticipation, last weekend marked Georgetown University’s celebration of the 25th anniversary of the election of former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68). The four days of events hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service included movie screenings and panel discussions featuring[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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In Return to Hilltop, Bill Clinton Calls for Inclusivity and Political Gumption

Former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) made his widely anticipated return to the Hilltop on Monday afternoon, lecturing a tightly packed Gaston Hall on his view of today’s global political climate and the role of government in an increasingly interconnected world. “What are our responsibilities to each other, in an[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
CAROLINE KENNEALLY FOR THE HOYA

Former Chiefs of Staff: Bill Clinton Guided by Vision of Helping People

The leadership and negotiating skills of former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) helped him actualize his vision of putting people first in his policies, said three Clinton White House chiefs of staff at a panel forming part of the “Clinton 25: Georgetown Reflects on the Vision of Bill Clinton” symposium[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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School of Foreign Service Dean Joel Hellman, left, moderated a panel comprising former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former president of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo and former Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott.

Clinton Foreign Policy Partners Revisit the ‘Indispensable Nation’

“Hard-headedness and empathy” — this seemingly paradoxical combination of qualities informed the foreign policy of former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) at a time when the United States was surging as a unilateral world power, argued foreign policy experts Monday in Copley Formal Lounge. The 1991 collapse of the Soviet[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Clinton Advisers: Refocus Politics on Bipartisan Progress

A return to a less polarized political climate should follow the example set by the bipartisan style of former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68), argued top Clinton White House advisers at a “Clinton 25: Georgetown Reflects on the Vision of Bill Clinton” panel in Copley Formal Lounge on Monday. Chicago[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
AMBER GILETTE FOR THE HOYA

North Korea Threats Must Be Countered With Negotiation, Former Secretary of Defense Says

Negotiation, rather than a military solution, is vital to achieving positive, sustainable peace with North Korea, former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said at a panel Nov. 2. North Korea is under international pressure to end missile and nuclear tests on the Korean peninsula, where it has conducted six nuclear[Read More…]

by November 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top