Campus News

Christopher Higgins, High School Football Star, Dies at 23

Christopher Higgins (COL ’08), a former high school football star who came from a Georgetown family, was pronounced dead early Saturday morning at Georgetown University Hospital. Higgins, of Ho Ho Kus, N.J., was 23 years old. His father James (GSB ’70) and sister Erin (COL ’99) both attended Georgetown. James[Read More…]

by May 27, 2008 0 comments Campus News

Rising Spam Hits University Accounts

The storage space of the university’s e-mail system has been a long-standing complaint of students and faculty alike. But while many dream of larger inboxes, they’ve recently received a stream of spam for another type of enlargement. Beth Ann Bergsmark, a director at University Information Services, said that a group[Read More…]

by March 18, 2008 0 comments Campus News

Federoff Outlines Academic Expansion

Executive Vice President for Health Sciences Howard Federoff discussed the latest step in the evolution of medicine with members of the Medical Center faculty yesterday in the Medical and Dental Building. Federoff, who assumed his role in April, said that Georgetown may be nearing a critical juncture in medicine. “In[Read More…]

by October 16, 2007 0 comments Campus News

After String of Down Years, University Donations Rise Dramatically

Following two years of decreasing fundraising totals, Georgetown had a bounceback fundraising year during the most recent fiscal cycle, raising nearly $130 million in new commitments, according to an administrator in the Office of Advancement. Chief Marketing Officer for the Office of Advancement William O’Leary said that the total represented[Read More…]

by September 18, 2007 0 comments Campus News

A Business Beyond the Hilltop

Mission Three, a student business that delivers fresh fruit directly to students’ doors, is planning to expand its services beyond Georgetown after receiving strong student feedback since its launch in February. In the seven months between the inception of Mission Three, founded by Arthur Woods (MSB ’10) and nine other[Read More…]

by September 18, 2007 0 comments Campus News

Ministering to the Faithful

As the nation’s first ever Muslim chaplain, Imam Yahya Hendi has always played a unique role on campus, but this month, he’ll be even more busy than usual. In addition to his dual role as the university’s Imam and as the senior Imam of the Islamic Society of Frederick in[Read More…]

by September 18, 2007 0 comments Campus News

Georgetown Falls in Sexual Health Survey

Georgetown finished tied for 115th out of 139 U.S. universities on Trojan Condoms’ second annual sexual health survey, a slight drop from the school’s ranking a year ago. Trojan reviewed 139 Division I universities and assessed each of their sexual health programs in 11 different categories. Schools received letter grades[Read More…]

by September 18, 2007 0 comments Campus News

Heckler Parody of NSO Guide Draws University Ire

An online student humor magazine altered its parody of a university publication in June under pressure from an administrator who said the satire might confuse incoming students and their parents. The Georgetown Heckler posted a link to a spoof of the New Student Guide sent to incoming freshmen and transfer[Read More…]

by August 24, 2007 0 comments Campus News, News

Homecoming Paired With Traditions Day

Traditions Day and Homecoming weekend are joining forces this year for a five-day blitz of Hoya spirit culminating with this Saturday’s Homecoming game, marking the first time the two events have been held concurrently. Planners approved the new schedule believing that Traditions Day, extended this year into a three-day program,[Read More…]

by November 3, 2006 0 comments Campus News

ESPN Anchor Shares Journey To the ‘Worldwide Leader’

Mixing his usual tongue-in-cheek humor with a with a few sincere observations on his past, television personality Kenny Mayne preached resolve to a receptive crowd Friday morning in the ICC Auditorium. “The moral of this whole story is perseverance,” ayne said as he explained his rise from garbage-can manufacturer to[Read More…]

by October 24, 2006 0 comments Campus News, News