GU Professor Nominated for UNICEF Executive Director

Anthony Lake, distinguished professor in practice of diplomacy in the School of Foreign Service, was nominated last week to be the next head of UNICEF. The news of Lake’s nomination came in a letter written by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice and shared with the Associated Press.[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Secretary General Addresses Current, Future Role of NATO

In a lecture in Gaston Hall yesterday, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen reflected on NATO’s current role in today’s globalized society and how the organization will continue to evolve in the future. Rasmussen and Madeleine Albright, former secretary of state and Mortara distinguished professor of diplomacy in the School[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News, Uncategorized

DPS Receives Raise Under New Contract

Department of Public Safety officers will receive a $2.50 per hour pay raise as a result of an agreement between the university and Allied International Union, which represents DPS. The new three-year contract also increases the starting salary for new officers and provides new promotional opportunities, according to Andy Pino,[Read More…]

by February 19, 2010 0 comments City News, News

GOCard Tests Card Replacement Process

The GOCard Office plans to launch a temporary card solution on March 1 for students, faculty and staff who misplace their primary card, according to Director of GOCard Services Roman Fahrmann.Users who lose or misplace their GOCards have, in the past, been required to pay a $25 fee to replace[Read More…]

by February 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Philly Pizza Loses Appeal, Closure Date Uncertain

Philly Pizza & Grill has officially lost a four month-long battle with D.C. authorities and Georgetown residents. Pending a published final order from the D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment, the late-night haunt will be forced to shut its doors, saying goodbye to a loyal student clientele. On Tuesday, in a[Read More…]

by February 19, 2010 0 comments City News, News

GUSA Candidates Trade Views

Georgetown University Student Association presidential candidates expressed contrasting viewpoints as they discussed funding reform, student security and other student life issues in the inaugural GUSA presidential debate that took place in Sellinger Lounge Wednesday evening.   The four candidates, Calen Angert (MSB ’11), Matt Wagner (SFS ’11), Arman Ismail (COL[Read More…]

by February 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Tackle Real-World Challenges at Copenhagen

*As world leaders assembled in Copenhagen, Denmark, in December for the UN Climate Summit, three Georgetown students were also in attendance. One of them was Jessica Robbins (SFS ’12), a Science, Technology and International Affairs major with a concentration in energy and environmental studies. In addition to her course load,[Read More…]

by February 9, 2010 0 comments City News, News

GU Samaritans Lend a Hand

The Georgetown Samaritans, a new student organization first discussed as a possibility at the end of the fall semester, works in conjunction with Georgetown University Student Association to strengthen the bonds between Georgetown University and the local neighborhood. The Georgetown Samaritans is the brainchild of GUSA, according to James Wright[Read More…]

by February 9, 2010 0 comments Campus News, City News, News

Circulator Route to Rosslyn Approved

The D.C. Council recently approved the addition of a Circulator route that will run between the Dupont Circle and Rosslyn Metro stops starting in fall 2010, according to John Lisle, District Department of Transportation spokesperson. The service will replace the Blue Bus, or Metro Connection bus, that runs on that[Read More…]

by February 9, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Employment, Economy Addressed in Lecture

On Tuesday Robert Kimmitt, former deputy secretary of the Department of the Treasury under President Bush, discussed the general employment trends as well as the global economic environment in a lecture in the Rafik B. Hariri building. At the lecture, “Operating at the Intersection of Business, Finance and Government,” which[Read More…]

by February 5, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News