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Georgetown Love Stories Unfold at Dahlgren

Years after meeting as participants at Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society’s Midnight Theater production of “All in the Timing,” Diana Valdivia (COL ’05, LAW ’10) and Carlos Valdivia (COL ’05) were married at the university that brought them together. The 2011 wedding harkened back to the couple’s time as Georgetown[Read More…]

by February 15, 2018 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide

Community Remembers Blatz in Memorial Service

More than 100 family and friends of lacrosse player Edward Blatz Jr. (MSB ’17), who died April 24, gathered to celebrate Blatz’s legacy of compassion and sportsmanship in Dahlgren Chapel on May 4. Originally from Garden City, N.Y., Blatz is survived by his parents and two sisters. The cause of[Read More…]

by May 13, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Nine buildings, including the Intercultural Center (pictured), experienced a power outage earlier this evening.

Power Outage Affects Nine Buildings

At least nine buildings on campus experienced power outages beginning at around 6:45 p.m. tonight due to an electrical transformer failure, according to a university-wide email from the Department of Emergency Management and Operational Continuity. The affected buildings were Reiss Building, the Intercultural Center, Harbin Hall, Davis Performing Arts Center, Ryan[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Papal Mass to Feature Dahlgren Chapel Cross

Papal Mass to Feature Dahlgren Chapel Cross

For more than two decades, churchgoers at Dahlgren Chapel have prayed under an iron cross that accompanied the voyage of the first settlers from England to Maryland in 1634. When Pope Francis conducts his first service at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception next Wednesday, the same cross will[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Discovering a Piece of History on Campus

Discovering a Piece of History on Campus

Dahlgren Chapel boasts an impressive piece of history: the cross on the wall. Father G. Ronald Murphy, a German professor at Georgetown, describes his journey of discovering the cross and his plight of displaying it at Georgetown today. Father Murphy is an acclaimed author and scholar from Trenton, N.J. His[Read More…]

Embracing Islam in Dahlgren Chapel

Embracing Islam in Dahlgren Chapel

I’ll admit it: I didn’t do much research about Georgetown before I got here. In fact, when I first arrived at New Student Orientation and learned about our 200-year-old Catholic-Jesuit heritage, I had two questions: What was a Jesuit? And would they try to convert me to Christianity? I use[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Opinion
Facilities Work Increases for Summer

Facilities Work Increases for Summer

Just as students have left campus, the Office of Facilities has revved up for the summer. In addition to relocating the School of Continuing Studies downtown and beginning construction on the Healey Family Student Center, Facilities will undertake 12 construction and renovation projects this summer in locations including the Magis[Read More…]

by May 16, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Roller-Coaster Year for Jesuit Community

Roller-Coaster Year for Jesuit Community

Georgetown’s Jesuit tradition always produces its annual share of storylines, but this past year was particularly transformative for the Society of Jesus with Pope Francis elevated in March to serve as the first Jesuit pontiff. On the Hilltop, the Jesuit community faced not only vandalism, departures and closures, but also[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized
Chapel Vandalism Unexplained

Chapel Vandalism Unexplained

Dahlgren Chapel was vandalized sometime between Saturday night and Sunday morning, with chairs, an organ mirror and panel and a crucifix among the items damaged. Although Director of Media Relations Rachel Pugh confirmed that the university has taken measures to tighten security around the chapel since the incident, neither she nor[Read More…]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Dahlgren in Final Phase of Renovations

The third phase of renovations to Dahlgren Chapel, scheduled to be completed this summer, will shift inside to focus on the worship space’s interior. Geier Brown Renfrow Architects, LLC, the firm leading the interior renovation, presented the latest phase to students, faculty and alumni in the chapel Thursday. Major changes include moving the organ to[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News