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Students Petition To Keep Professor

A group of Georgetown students have drafted a petition in support of visiting government professor Ashraf Ismail asking that his contract be renewed after it expires at the end of the semester. The petition, signed by 65 students, urges Government Department Chair Eusebio Mujal-Leon to extend Ismail’s appointment based on[Read More…]

by April 26, 2002 0 comments Campus News, News

King Influenced by Teilhard’s Ideas

Theology Professor Thomas King, S.J., spoke about how the French priest and advocate of world unity Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) influenced his life to about 25 students in Sellinger Lounge on Tuesday. “I think there is something more involved in life,” King said. “That makes me turn to Teilhard.”[Read More…]

by March 22, 2002 0 comments Campus News, News

Yates Field House Renovations Could Include AC Installation

Yates Memorial Field House could receive air conditioning in its main gym area this summer if the university board of directors approves a proposal in May, Yates Memorial Field House Director Jim Gilroy said. Since there was no air conditioning in 1979 when Yates opened, the gym has installed air[Read More…]

by February 19, 2002 0 comments Campus News, News

Alum Killed In Crash

Kevin Hurley Friends and family are mourning the death of Georgetown alumnus Kevin C. Hurley (MSB ’00) who was killed in a single-car crash near the 14th Street Bridge early last Friday morning. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. It is unclear whether the slippery road conditions[Read More…]

by February 27, 2001 0 comments Campus News, News

Head of New Social Justice Center Outlines Goals

The new Center for Social Justice Research director, Kathleen Maas Weigert, Ph.D, spoke Thursday about her goals for the community service programs at Georgetown. Weigert will implement a three-pronged approach to direct the center that entails service to the community, teaching about the community at large and doing research on[Read More…]

by January 26, 2001 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Call for More Disclosure

Students discussed changes to disclosure policies and disciplinary procedures at a town hall meeting Wednesday night, proposing modifications and arguing the merits of varying degrees of disclosure. Sponsored by the disciplinary review committee and attended by a handful of students, the meeting was designed to allow students to have exposure[Read More…]

by November 17, 2000 0 comments Campus News, News

Latest Protest Is Not the First for GU

From lemons to tear gas, from the quality of the school’s “grub” to the Vietnam war, from the early 1800s to 1999, Georgetown protests have taken on as many forms as they have taken on causes. This weekend’s 85-hour sit-in in the office of University President Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J.[Read More…]

by February 12, 1999 0 comments Campus News, News