Arts Department Splits in Two

The Department of Art, Music and Theater has seen its day; enter stage right the newly created Department of Art and Art History and the Department of Performing Arts. The university announced this week that the Department of Art, Music and Theater has now split into two subdivisions. According to[Read More…]

by August 29, 2008 0 comments Campus News

Christopher Higgins, High School Football Star, Dies at 23

Christopher Higgins (COL ’08), a former high school football star who came from a Georgetown family, was pronounced dead early Saturday morning at Georgetown University Hospital. Higgins, of Ho Ho Kus, N.J., was 23 years old. His father James (GSB ’70) and sister Erin (COL ’99) both attended Georgetown. James[Read More…]

by May 27, 2008 0 comments Campus News

Students ‘Jumpstart’ City School’s Revitalization

Not all college students took a break from the library this past Saturday. Volunteers from Georgetown, The George Washington University and Howard University, along with students and parents from River Terrace Elementary School in Northeast D.C., gathered at the school to complete various beautification projects, as well as to construct[Read More…]

by April 8, 2008 0 comments City News, News

Rising Spam Hits University Accounts

The storage space of the university’s e-mail system has been a long-standing complaint of students and faculty alike. But while many dream of larger inboxes, they’ve recently received a stream of spam for another type of enlargement. Beth Ann Bergsmark, a director at University Information Services, said that a group[Read More…]

by March 18, 2008 0 comments Campus News

Federoff Outlines Academic Expansion

Executive Vice President for Health Sciences Howard Federoff discussed the latest step in the evolution of medicine with members of the Medical Center faculty yesterday in the Medical and Dental Building. Federoff, who assumed his role in April, said that Georgetown may be nearing a critical juncture in medicine. “In[Read More…]

by October 16, 2007 0 comments Campus News

Crime Dip Reported on Campus

Campus crime dropped 11 percent last year, although thefts and burglaries increased dramatically at the Law Center, according to the annual crime statistics report released Friday by the university. The 11 percent drop in crime on and around the Main Campus from 2005-2006 follows a 12 percent dip the year[Read More…]

by October 2, 2007 0 comments City News, News

Bicycle Theft Prevalent on Campus, in D.C.

Georgetown has experienced a spike in bicycle thefts recently, with eight stolen bikes reported to the Department of Public Safety in the past four weeks, following a trend in Northwest D.C. According to DPS Director Darryl Harrison, eight bicycle thefts is a high number, but an increase in thefts is[Read More…]

by September 18, 2007 0 comments City News, News

After String of Down Years, University Donations Rise Dramatically

Following two years of decreasing fundraising totals, Georgetown had a bounceback fundraising year during the most recent fiscal cycle, raising nearly $130 million in new commitments, according to an administrator in the Office of Advancement. Chief Marketing Officer for the Office of Advancement William O’Leary said that the total represented[Read More…]

by September 18, 2007 0 comments Campus News

A Business Beyond the Hilltop

Mission Three, a student business that delivers fresh fruit directly to students’ doors, is planning to expand its services beyond Georgetown after receiving strong student feedback since its launch in February. In the seven months between the inception of Mission Three, founded by Arthur Woods (MSB ’10) and nine other[Read More…]

by September 18, 2007 0 comments Campus News

Ministering to the Faithful

As the nation’s first ever Muslim chaplain, Imam Yahya Hendi has always played a unique role on campus, but this month, he’ll be even more busy than usual. In addition to his dual role as the university’s Imam and as the senior Imam of the Islamic Society of Frederick in[Read More…]

by September 18, 2007 0 comments Campus News