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MCCOURT SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY
The McCourt School of Public Policy will introduce a Master in Data Science for Public Policy program next fall, increasing student knowledge of an evolving field.

McCourt School Plans New Masters Program

The McCourt School of Public Policy will introduce a Master in Data Science for Public Policy program next fall, increasing McCourt students’ access to data science. The new program will be housed in the McCourt School, but will feature a core curriculum that is split between public policy courses in[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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New leadership teams for the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Association and the Students of Georgetown, Inc. will be formally welcomed in March.

Lewd Email Sent to Corp Staff After System Breach

Jeff Cirillo is a staff writer for The Hoya. An email containing pornographic content was sent to the staff of Students of Georgetown, Inc. after the student-run company’s internal email system experienced a breach yesterday. The email, reviewed by The Hoya, included seven links to internet pornography and an attached[Read More…]

by September 14, 2017 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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In response to the climate survey results, student club leaders will be required to undergo bystander training.

Sexual Assault Task Force Advocates More Bystander Training

Madeline Charbonneau is a staff writer for The Hoya. The university’s Sexual Assault and Misconduct Task Force advocated for expanded mandatory bystander education and training for all undergraduate and graduate students and finalized the 11 recommendations it made last April to improve sexual misconduct prevention and survivor support, Tuesday. The[Read More…]

by September 14, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
STUDENTS OF GEORGETOWN, INC.
The Students of Georgetown, Inc. is planning to move Uncommon Grounds to the bookstore’s second floor.

Uncommon Grounds Aims for Opening Next Week

Isabelle Groenewegen is a staff writer for The Hoya. Three weeks after the start of the fall semester, the new Uncommon Grounds coffee shop has yet to reopen in its new Leavey Center location. Originally scheduled for Wednesday, the reopening of the Students of Georgetown, Inc. cafe is on hold[Read More…]

by September 14, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center unveiled a new art installation aiming to help patients' healing process.

Lombardi Center Unveils New Art Installation

Alex Mooney is a staff writer for The Hoya. A new art installation was unveiled Wednesday evening at the Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center. The installation, entitled “Freize,” is part of the center’s goal to display original artwork for its beneficial and healing effects on patients. Consisting of 11 squares of[Read More…]

by September 14, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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A study found Georgetown has the third highest rent for off-campus housing compared to the market-rate rent in the metropolitan area.

Georgetown Is Third Most Expensive College Town for Renters, Study Finds

Tait Ryssdal is a staff writer for The Hoya. Georgetown is the third most expensive neighborhood in the country for college students to rent off-campus housing relative to market-rate rent in the Washington, D.C. area, according to a study by HomeUnion. The average rent in the Georgetown neighborhood is $3,433[Read More…]

by September 13, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

WMATA Under Scrutiny After 2 Bus Operators Assaulted

Hannah Urtz is a staff writer for The Hoya. Transit workers and union leaders have heavily criticized the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority bus service following two assaults on drivers in the past two weeks. A woman was arrested Aug. 30 for throwing a cup of urine at her bus[Read More…]

by September 13, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN INSTITUTE OF POLITICS AND PUBLIC SERVICE

Q&A: GU Politics Fellows Talk Current Climate and the Semester Ahead

Hannah Urtz is a staff writer for The Hoya. The fourth class of Georgetown’s Institute of Politics and Public Service’s fellows includes five resident experts in politics, government and media, as well as a sixth visiting fellow, José Díaz-Balart, the anchor of NBC Nightly News Saturday and Telemundo News. The[Read More…]

by September 11, 2017 2 comments City News, News, News - Top
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross talked NAFTA, tax reform, and Trump at an event sponsored by The Washington Post on Friday.

Commerce Secretary Ross Defends Trump’s Charlottesville Response

Andrew Wallender is a staff writer for The Hoya. CEOs were wrong to abandon White House advisory councils because of President Donald Trump’s response to violence in Charlottesville, Va., U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said at a Washington Post event Friday. “What’s sad is for business leaders to give up[Read More…]

by September 11, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Confederate Statues, Memorials in DC Scrutinized

Confederate Statues, Memorials in DC Scrutinized

Joe Egler is a staff writer for The Hoya Following renewed scrutiny over memorials to Confederate leaders in Washington, D.C., federal and local officials are pushing for the removal of such monuments from public property. The increased activism coincides with a decision from the Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday to[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top