Campus News

$1 Million Less In Work Study

The university has lost over $1 million from the Federal Work-Study Program this year leading to a decrease of 946 awards in funds available for students this year. Current funding for Georgetown’s Federal Work-Study Program has decreased from $4,545,282 for the 2009-2010 school year, to $3,345,308 for the 2010-2011 school[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

World Bank President Addresses Campus

World Bank Group President Robert Zoellick unveiled a new research plan and slogan for the World Bank in Gaston Hall on Wednesday morning before an audience of students and faculty. School of Foreign Service Dean Carol Lancaster introduced Zoellick to a less-than-full Gaston, though more students trickled in throughout the[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

MSB Students and Faculty Ring NYSE Closing Bell

Students and faculty of the McDonough School of Business made their voices – and cowbells – heard on Wall Street as they sounded the New York Stock Exchange’s closing bell from the Hilltop on Tuesday. The event, which occurred in the lobby of the Rafik B. Hariri Building, was streamed[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

R U Ready? Kicks Off

The eighth annual R U Ready? event paved the way for an increased dialogue on sexual assault Thursday night in Copley Formal Lounge. ore than 100 students and faculty members attended the event, which aimed to provide an educated discourse for sexual assault on campus. Rape, Abuse and Incest National[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Appalachia Rising Visits GU

Members of the Appalachia Rising movement convened in the Leavey Center for their first annual “Voices From the Mountains” summit, gathering professors, doctors, environmentalists, NASA climate scientists, students, and miners for the three-day event. The largest national movement of its kind, Appalachia Rising advocates for an end to Mountaintop Removal[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Recent Years Show Decline In Georgetown Hate Crimes

While bias-related incidents are at the forefront of many students’ minds in the wake of graffiti incidents two weeks ago, hate crimes at Georgetown have actually been on a decline and occur at a comparable rate to other metropolitan universities. “The number of hate crimes at Georgetown has been relatively[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GUTV’s Bachelor Show Begins Casting

This year, one lucky, single student may be the focal point of his or her own rose ceremony in “The Bachelor: Georgetown Edition,” courtesy of student-run television station GUTV. “The Bachelor,” will be one of four new programs aired this academic year., along with a reality show following first-year students[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Homecoming Ups Donations

Homecoming may have brought a steady stream of school spirit to the Hilltop this past weekend, but it also brought the university a small flood of alumni funding. “Our really large events like homecoming drive a spike in giving,” Jeff Donahoe of the Office of Advancement said. “[Alumni] are thinking[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Residential Judicial Council on Hiatus

The Residential Judicial Council, a student-run disciplinary body, has been discontinued for the academic year in an attempt to improve its inner workings and to provide more leadership opportunities for participating students, according to Office of Residence Life Associate Director Ed Gilhool, who served as adviser for the program last[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Honest Tea Creator Shares Passion

When he began his ascent up the corporate ladder from his kitchen to a partnership with Coca-Cola Inc., Chief Executive Officer of Honest Tea Seth Goldman had a basic skill set to work with. “My experience was that I drank beverages,” Goldman said jokingly to an audience of about 50[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News