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RYAN BAE/THE HOYA In a push to establish one-credit foreign language courses, members of the School of Foreign Service Academic Council have begun to survey students from across all four schools via Google Forms to gauge their interest.

Academic Council Pushes for 1-Credit Language Classes

A student-led proposal for one-credit foreign language classes faces resistance from the Faculty of Language and Linguistics despite strong demonstrated student interest. In a push to establish one-credit foreign language courses, members of the School of Foreign Service Academic Council have begun to survey students from across all four schools[Read More…]

by February 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Members of the Armenian Student Association participated in a silent protest in Red Square Thursday.

Armenian Students Association Remembers Genocide

The Armenian Students Association staged a silent demonstration in Red Square on Feb. 8 to raise awareness about the 1915 Armenian genocide and its global legacy today. Seven representatives of the ASA, which is in the process of becoming a university-recognized student organization, distributed 400 flyers about the history of[Read More…]

by February 12, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KEENAN SAMWAY FOR THE HOYA Mario Capecchi, a Nobel Laureate in medicine and professor at the University of Utah School of Medicine discussed his research during an event on Wednesday.

Nobel Laureate Discusses Gene Therapy

Gene-targeting research in mice can help geneticists create therapies for human disease, Mario Capecchi, a Nobel Laureate in medicine and professor at the University of Utah School of Medicine, said during an event Wednesday evening. Hosted by the Italian Research Institute, an organization created to promote the ideas of Italian[Read More…]

by February 12, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Blame Game: When Club Members Misbehave, Who Is Responsible?

A racist incident at nearby The George Washington University has spurred conversations on Georgetown University’s campus about how clubs should be accountable for their members’ behavior. Unlike universities such as GWU, where organizations can face repercussions for the misconduct of individual members, Georgetown’s policies under the Student Activities Commission generally preclude[Read More…]

by February 9, 2018 2 comments Features, News
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Newark Archbishop Advocates Role of Church in Immigration Debate

Giving a face to immigrants without documentation is essential to advocating for their rights, Cardinal Joseph Tobin said during a visit to Georgetown University on Monday. Tobin, the archbishop of Newark, N.J., John Carr, director of the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life at Georgetown, Mizraim Belman Guerrero[Read More…]

by February 9, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

2 Students Appointed to Inaugural Puffin Fellowship Program

Voting rights activists Valencia Richardson (LAW ’20) and Maydee Martinez (COL ’18) accepted appointments Jan. 23 to join the inaugural Puffin Fellows program, a fellowship from the Andrew Goodman Foundation that focuses on expanding voting access. The foundation was founded in 1966 by the parents of civil rights and voting[Read More…]

by February 9, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GULC Institute Seeks to Block ‘Militia Activity’ at Charlottesville White Nationalists Rally

GULC Institute Seeks to Block ‘Militia Activity’ at Charlottesville White Nationalists Rally

The Georgetown University Law Center’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Prevention is seeking a court order to prevent militia-style displays of force at a second “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va., after a recent study from the organization found all 50 states have constitutional provisions that could be used[Read More…]

by February 9, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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4 Tickets Enter 2018 GUSA Executive Election

  Four tickets launched their campaigns for the 2018 Georgetown University Student Association executive election early Thursday morning, previewing a season expected to focus on themes of affordability and inclusion. The announced tickets are: Logan Arkema (COL ’20) and Jonathan Compo (COL ’20), Hunter Estes (SFS ’19) and Richard Howell[Read More…]

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2 Georgetown Alumni Compete in Pennsylvania Congressional Race

Two Georgetown alumni — a 26-year-old White House adviser under former President Barack Obama and an Army veteran-turned-Lutheran pastor — are duking it out for the Democratic nomination for Congress in the 4th district of Pennsylvania. Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson (SFS ’14) and George Scott (SFS ’84) are both campaigning for their[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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New Technology Will ‘Rewrite’ Future of Banking, Citigroup CEO Says

Advances in banking technology will drive the future of the financial industry, Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat said during an event at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business on Tuesday evening. Corbat covered a range of topics at the event, including the state of the financial industry, the industry’s future[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top