Campus News

Roof Repairs Displace Students Studying Abroad

Students planning to stay at Villa Le Balze, Georgetown’s villa in Fiesole, Italy, received disappointing news this July: The Villa was struggling with roofing problems, and the repair process meant students would be unable to stay there during their term abroad. The university sent an e-mail to students explaining that[Read More…]

by August 27, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GERMS Implements New Record System

As students return to campus this fall and some of them inevitably become injured or ill, Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service will be filling out the paperwork a little differently this year – without the paper. GERMS transferred their patient care reports from paper forms to an electronic system this[Read More…]

by August 27, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Yield Up for Class of ’14

With the passing of the May 1 deadline for high school seniors’ college decisions, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions has seen an increase in the number of admitted students accepting their places at Georgetown. This year’s higher yield means the university has admitted fewer students from the waitlist, offering admission[Read More…]

by May 21, 2010 0 comments Campus News

Senior Week Caps Off Final Days on Hilltop

During its final week on the Hilltop, the class of 2010 is marking its farewell to Georgetown with communal reflections, a number of ceremonies, a comedy night and Senior Ball, among other events. Programs in this year’s Senior Week, organized by the senior class committee, were aimed at allowing students[Read More…]

by May 21, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Choose to Stay on Campus for Classes, Internships

Every summer, Georgetown students from far and wide stay on campus, exchanging surfing lessons for international finance classes, trading ice cream for research fellowships and swapping the 4th of July at Nobadeer Beach for fireworks over the Washington Monument. The location is the main draw for students interviewed, who said[Read More…]

by May 21, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Give Back Through Donating Items in Move Out Process

In the chaos of moving out of Georgetown for the summer, Project Hilltop is aiming to save all of the usable items that students are willing to donate. Project Hilltop, started through Residence Life, is a group of resident assistants, hall directors and residents committed to improving the working space[Read More…]

by May 21, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Rise in Assaults May Link to Dating Violence

Last week’s murder of University of Virginia student Yeardley Love by her ex-boyfriend George Huguely sent shockwaves across the Georgetown community and other D.C. area college campuses, many of which reported an increase in annual sexual assaults in recent years. In addition to Georgetown, the University of Virginia, George Mason[Read More…]

by May 21, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Graduates See Increased Job Opportunities

As the class of 2010 prepares to enter the workforce, the job market in the District and across the nation has begun to show signs of growth. Most economists are optimistic that the unemployment numbers for the month of April, set for release this month, will show a recovering job[Read More…]

by May 21, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

First Lady Visits, Pushes Military Family Support

First lady Michelle Obama announced that President Obama will lead a new 90-day review to develop a coordinated federal government approach for supporting and engaging military families in a speech today at the Georgetown University Conference Center. “As America asks more of these families, they have a right to expect[Read More…]

by May 12, 2010 0 comments Campus News

DPS Director to Exit

Jeffrey Van Slyke, director of the Department of Public Safety, is set to depart the university after two years at the helm of DPS. His position is being eliminated, and DPS will now be overseen directly by Vice President for University Safety Rocco DelMonaco. The decision was announced to senior[Read More…]

by May 5, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News