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Paul Almeida, the new dean of the McDonough School of Business, discussed his early experiences and plans for the school.

Q&A: MSB Dean Almeida Discusses Plans for Innovation

The McDonough School of Business must work to integrate technological advances in global markets with the goal of educating competitive and innovative students, said McDonough School of Business Dean Paul Almeida. With 22 years of experience at Georgetown University, and just over a month in his position, Almeida said he[Read More…]

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Professor Matthew Kroenig, center, moderated a discussion on nuclear nonproliferation and North Korea between former Pentagon official Michael Rubin, left, and newly appointed Vice Dean of Georgetown College David Edelstein, right, on Wednesday night.

Experts Mull More Aggressive North Korean Responses

Foreign policy experts hashed out strategies to combat the rise of nuclear proliferation in rogue states, including more aggressive actions against North Korea, at an event hosted by the Alexander Hamilton Society Wednesday evening. Former Pentagon official Michael Rubin and newly appointed Vice Dean of Georgetown College David Edelstein discussed[Read More…]

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Law Center, Medical Center Formalize Legal Resource Partnership

The Georgetown University Law Center and the Georgetown University Medical Center formally launched the Health Justice Alliance, a partnership to share legal resources and medical research focused on low-income communities in Washington, D.C., at a panel on Wednesday. The Health Justice Alliance, which began research work in 2016, works to[Read More…]

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Enhanced Saturday GUTS service will begin this weekend, with buses running every 20 minutes from 9 a.m. to 7:40 p.m. to Dupont Circle and Trader Joe’s in Foggy Bottom.

GUTS Saturday Service Begins With New Hours

The enhanced Saturday GUTS service will run every 20 minutes from 9 a.m. to 7:40 p.m., making stops at Dupont Circle and grocery store Trader Joe’s in Foggy Bottom. The enhanced service is a continuation of a pilot program launched last spring, which implemented a more frequent Saturday service to[Read More…]

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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…]

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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…]

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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…]

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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…]

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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…]

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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…]

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