Campus News

Former Prof. Wins Nobel

When former Georgetown professor Mario Vargas Llosa was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature on Oct. 7, his one-time colleague Serafina Hager saw the announcement as a long-awaited triumph for the Peruvian writer. “I’m so excited about Mario. Every year I was waiting for him to win the Nobel Prize,[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Cohen Talks Organ Econ.

Lloyd Cohen is not afraid of controversy. So when he drew supply and demand curves for human body parts on a whiteboard to illustrate the benefits of a market for organs, he did so with the confidence of someone who has been promoting the idea for over two decades. “We[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GUTS Funding Resolved

Georgetown University Student Association Vice President Jason Kluger (MSB ’11) announced Sunday that funding has been restored for the Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle weekend bus service, after a severe shortage in reserves was discovered late last spring. The funding for the weekend GUTS buses, which operate via Abe’s Transportation, came[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

2 Elude Map Class This Year

In a dramatic decrease from last year, only two students in the School of Foreign Service scored high enough on the Oct. 7 exam to place out of the SFS’s required Map of the Modern World course. Last October, 65 SFS students tested out of Map of the Modern World,[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Undergrad Representation Slim in Consortium Classes

While the D.C. Consortium has been in existence for 44 years, the academic exchange program remains limited mostly to graduate students within the city, with few Georgetown undergraduates taking advantage of the opportunity to take classes at other area universities. The Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area allows[Read More…]

by October 15, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Elects Senate Speaker

The Georgetown University Student Association Senate voted in new staff and leadership members Monday evening, electing Adam Mortillaro (COL ’12) as the senate speaker for this academic year. Mortillaro won by a significant margin against fellow senators Colton Malkerson (COL ’13) and Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13). Mortillaro received 13 votes,[Read More…]

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Compass Fellows Aid Social Business

Two Georgetown alumni are seeking to turn innovative new ideas into feasible small businesses through the Compass Partners Fellowship, a program that provides resources and training to aspiring undergraduate entrepreneurs. While the program has 75 new fellows this year, 15 at Georgetown, it still faces the same problem as other[Read More…]

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Lupe Fiasco To Perform On Campus

Rapper Lupe Fiasco will perform Oct. 30 outside of McDonough Arena, marking a revitalization of Georgetown’s fall concert, which has been on hiatus since 2007. Sponsored by the Senior Class Committee and Georgetown Program Board with funding from What’s After Dark and The Corp, doors will open for the event[Read More…]

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Black House E-mail Campaign Raises Diversity Awareness

In a letter-writing campaign held at the Black House Monday evening, participants responded to a string of diversity-related issues that have arisen on campus this academic year. Monday’s initiative was coordinated by Candace Carrington (COL ’12), Ross Anderson (COL ’11), Liani Balasuriya (COL ’11) and Taelor Conley (COL ’12), all[Read More…]

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Service Days Unite GU

Brought together by the call of service, a diverse group of student groups are banding together to help others through an annual event called “25 Days of Service.” The event, ongoing for the first 25 days of October and organized by the Patrick Healy Fellows Program, coordinates various service events[Read More…]

by October 15, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News