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‘Can You Be My Black Leader?’ I Don’t Think So

Being a black leader doesn’t mean simply being black. If that was the case, then Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and Clarence Thomas are black leaders who represented the entire black community. Elected positions and attention from the media do not guarantee true leadership roles. While recognizing the black community’s diversity,[Read More…]

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GSB Takes New Name

On Wednesday Oct. 7, students, faculty, alumni and friends of Georgetown gathered in Gaston Hall to witness what University President Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J., called “a defining moment in the history of Georgetown University,” the renaming of the Georgetown School of Business. The institution’s new name is the Robert Emmett[Read More…]

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Capital Campaign Goes Public

With all the pomp and grandeur of a festive ceremony, yesterday’s University Convocation in Gaston Hall marked the beginning of Georgetown’s Third Century Campaign. President Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J. officially announced the start of the public phase of this [six-year, $750-million fundraising effort that will help Georgetown meet its financial[Read More…]

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Federal Work-Study Program To Pay Math Tutoring in Full

In an effort to improve national mathematical achievement, the Department of Education has changed the regulations of the federal work-study program to allow for more student tutors. When the new rules take effect on July 1, 1999, the government will pay 100 percent of work-study costs for math tutors, according[Read More…]

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Campaign Has $750 Million Goal

Frank DeLucia (CAS ’74, G’ 75, MED ’79) was able to attend Georgetown because someone helped him out financially. He ended up becoming a doctor, and he always knew that one day, he would help someone else out, too. So now, DeLucia sponsors a scholarship for Michelle Collins (COL ’99),[Read More…]

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Georgetown Prof. Crawford Appointed to WHO Food Panel

Dr. Lester Crawford, a research professor at Georgetown and director of the Georgetown University Center for Food and Nutrition Policy, was appointed to the World Health Organization Expert Advisory Panel on Food Safety on Sept. 25. WHO Director General Gro Harlem Brundtland invited Crawford to serve for four years on[Read More…]

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Foundation Honors GU’s Neale

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has named biology professor Joseph H. Neale the 1998 Washington, D.C. Professor of the Year. Neale said he was nominated to receive the distinction by Robert B. Lawton, S.J., dean of the College. “We are so pleased that Dr. Neale has been[Read More…]

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NCAA Case Goes to Supreme Court

The National Collegiate Athletic Association may be forced to raise scholarship limits for women’s sports and increase spending on promoting women’s championships, depending on the outcome of a case the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear during its 1998-99 session. On Sept. 29, the Court announced it would hear an[Read More…]

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Students, Residents Clean Up Georgetown

Despite Sunday afternoon’s damp weather, a group of Georgetown students participated in the Spirit of Georgetown, a community clean-up that raised $20,000 for the Georgetown Ministry Center, a nonprofit group that works to help the homeless of the area. Paul St. Lawrence (COL ’99), a member of the Community Action[Read More…]

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GU Conference Celebrates South Korea

“Where has the last half-century brought us?” was the question echoing through the ICC auditorium this past weekend as scholars from as far away as Seoul presented papers on various topics dealing with the conference’s central theme, “The Republic of Korea After 50 Years: Continuity and Convergence.” The conference, sponsored[Read More…]

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