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Diplomacy in Action: NCSC Execs Open Up

Last weekend, hundreds of college students descended on the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bethesda, Md., for a weekend of diplomacy, crisis situations and backroom deals. Each year, the Georgetown International Relations Association holds two major Model U.N. conferences: the National Collegiate Security Conference at the beginning of November and the[Read More…]

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Local Colleges Rated Liberal

Georgetown may be undermining its Catholic heritage as part of a broader liberalization trend at D.C. universities, says one report commissioned by Campus Reform, a conservative action network. Among D.C. universities surveyed, The George Washington University was rated most conservative, while Howard University was deemed the most liberal. The Catholic[Read More…]

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Post-Elections, Rather Makes Jab at Obama

For longtime CBS news anchor Dan Rather, the current administration has failed to make good on campaign promises. “[President] Obama over-promised and under-delivered,” he said at a Friday panel event in Lohrfink Auditorium. Rather, who now manages a TV newsmagazine on HD Net, said Americans, faced with an economy in[Read More…]

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Hariri Entry Push OKed

For those students not enrolled in the McDonough School of Business, late-night entry woes to the Hariri Building could soon be a thing of the past. The Georgetown University Student Association Senate signed off on a proposal that calls for a change in policy so students from Georgetown’s other schools[Read More…]

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HOPE Helps Homeless

Over 6,500 individuals in D.C. are considered homeless, according to the Community Partnership for the Prevention of Homelessness. Last Saturday in Franklin Park, one of them – a man in a sweater and glasses – stepped up in line to receive a cup of soup. He had arrived in the[Read More…]

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DPS Ramps Up Village A Security

The Department of Public Safety has implemented a number of security measures to prevent more crimes in Village A, following reports of four burglaries and an attempted burglary in the apartment complex in October. Among the moves are a rise in night patrols in Village A and on nearby Prospect[Read More…]

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Professor Returns From EPA

Law professor Lisa Heinzerling will be returning to Georgetown after two years of serving as the associate administrator for the Office of Policy at the Environmental Protection Agency. In her time at EPA, Heinzerling helped shape the agency’s current climate policies and pursued the regulation of greenhouse gases. Heinzerling’s departure[Read More…]

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Professor Dives Into Dolphins’ Social Bonds

While the strength of the human-dolphin connection is evident for many familiar with the sea mammal – not to mention fans of the 1996 movie “Flipper” – a Georgetown professor’s studies show that the bond between dolphins may be even moreimportant. Janet Mann, professor of psychology and biology, co-authored an[Read More…]

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UNICEF Talks Global Development at Dinner

Members of the Georgetown community came together to learn about and engage one another on the topic of global development at the UNICEF conference on Friday night. This was the eighth year that the conference, which involves a variety of international organizations, was held. The theme of this year’s conference,[Read More…]

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Professors Join Gray’s Team

Just days after handily winning the D.C. mayoral election, Vincent Gray named a group of advisers to help him through the transition period before his inauguration. And at least four members of the team have ties to Georgetown. Gray won the general mayoral election on Nov. 2, after defeating incumbent[Read More…]

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