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Speakers at the second annual Georgetown Africa Business Conference discussed the large potential for economic growth on the African continent in the Lohrfink Auditorium on Feb. 4.

Conference Promotes Businesses in Africa

The Vice President for Africa at the World Bank Makhtar Diop stressed the need to focus on Africa’s enormous global economic potential at the second annual Georgetown Africa Business Conference in the Lohrfink Auditorium on Feb. 4. Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, in conjunction with the Walsh School of Foreign[Read More…]

by February 9, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Georgetown Community Reflects on Ferguson

Georgetown Community Reflects on Ferguson

A student-led vigil and a panel discussion between university scholars this week spurred reflection and action on Georgetown’s campus, two and a half weeks after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. “It’s been 50 years since Freedom Summer, 50 years since the Civil Rights Act, 50 years[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News
COURTESY H*YAS FOR CHOICE
H*yas for Choice’s short-lived protest.

Ricin Case, Free Speech Remain Unresolved

While the Year in Review highlights the events and themes that have defined the past year on the Hilltop, some stories have not been neatly tied up in time for the conclusion of classes. Student Charged with Ricin Possession On the morning of March 18, residents of McCarthy Hall awoke[Read More…]

HFSC Forum Shows Off Furniture

Ikon.5 architects showcased possible furniture options for the Healey Family Student Center in order to gauge student opinion at an open forum in McShain Lounge on Monday evening. “The challenge of this project is how to transform New South, which is a pretty banal, very functional building, which can be[Read More…]

by February 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Redesigned Plans for Northeast Triangle Released

Redesigned Plans for Northeast Triangle Released

University administrators and representatives from architectural firm Sasaki Associates presented revised designs for the Northeast Triangle Residence Hall at an open forum Wednesday afternoon. “We’ve evolved the building significantly since it appeared on the website [last] June,” Sasaki Senior University Architect Jodi Ernst said. “We’ve been working in concert with[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Speech Forum Promises Clarity

Speech Forum Promises Clarity

A campus-wide free speech forum held by the Georgetown University Student Association and the university administration on Thursday night attracted students passionate about the issue. The forum’s purpose was to promote discussion and debate of Georgetown’s policy on free speech and its practice on campus. The forum, titled “Free Speech[Read More…]

by January 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News
Speech Forum Promises Clarity

Speech Forum Promises Clarity

A campus-wide free speech forum held by the Georgetown University Student Association and the university administration on Thursday night attracted students passionate about the issue. The forum’s purpose was to promote discussion and debate of Georgetown’s policy on free speech and its practice on campus. The forum, titled “Free Speech[Read More…]

by January 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Forums Fill Roundtable Void

Forums Fill Roundtable Void

The university’s commitment to broad Hoya Roundtable discussions has waned in favor of more frequent, focused engagement sessions on topics as specific as outdoor space near Northeast Triangle. Introduced by Chief Operating Officer Christopher Augostini in 2012, Hoya Roundtables sought to facilitate a large gathering of students and high-level administrators,[Read More…]

by November 1, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Wins Spot at SXSW

Among the musicians, start-up founders and filmmakers at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Tex., this March will see a new panelist: Georgetown. The annual music, film and interactive technology conference, started in 1987, attracts 32,000 participants to Austin each spring. It is one of the most high-profile festivals[Read More…]

by October 25, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Forum Highlights Northeast Triangle Interior

Forum Highlights Northeast Triangle Interior

Though it has not yet received approval from the Old Georgetown Board, the university is moving forward with designs for the Northeast Triangle residence hall and unveiled preliminary plans for the dorm’s interior at a forum held Tuesday evening. Sasaki Associates and university administrators presented interior designs for the eight-story[Read More…]

by October 13, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News