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Marshall Scholarship Awarded to 3 Georgetown Applicants

Two Georgetown University students and one recent alumnus have been awarded the Marshall scholarship, a two-year, nonrestrictive, fully funded scholarship to study in the United Kingdom. Rebecca Kuang (SFS ’18), Annee Lyons (COL ’18) and Ben Johnson (NHS ’17) plan to further their academic careers on completely different paths from[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Junior guard Dionna White, left, leads the team with 17.6 points per game and ranks second with 7.0 rebounds per game. White scored her 1,000th point against FIU on Wednesday.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | White Scores 1,000th Point, Hoyas Improve to 4-3

After dropping three straight games and seeing their record dip below .500, the Georgetown women’s basketball team bounced back to 4-3 by defeating Northwestern and Florida International University this week. The Hoyas’ thrilling 55-54 win over Northwestern proved to be their only bright spot during their stay in Nashville for[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Former Ambassador Melanne Verveer, the executive director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, promoted a new index measuring women's well-being worldwide.

Georgetown Institute Names Iceland Best Country for Women’s Well-Being

Iceland is the best country for women’s well-being, according to a new Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security index that measures women’s well-being around the globe. The United States ranks 22nd overall, after Iceland the remaining countries in the top 10 are: Norway, Switzerland, Slovenia, Spain, Finland, Canada, Sweden,[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

FOOTBALL | GU Falls to Colgate in Final Game of Season

Saturday’s Senior Day football game against Colgate was a microcosm of the season. Georgetown started the game strong with an early 10-0 lead, but the team lost control of the game, allowing 35 consecutive points to lose 35-10. Similarly, the Hoyas started their season strong by winning the first game,[Read More…]

by November 19, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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GUSA President Kamar Mack, left, Chief of Staff Brody Loan and Vice President Jessica Andino.

Halfway Through Term, GUSA Executive Revisits Campaign Promises

After Georgetown University Student Association President Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Vice President Jessica Andino (COL ’18) won the 2017 GUSA executive election in February by a 34-vote margin, they promised to establish a “Fresh GUSA” focused on affordability, health resources and student entrepreneurship. Since then, Mack and Andino have[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY DAVID PALMIERI
David Palmieri (SFS '18) was one of seven students and four members of faculty to meet Pope Francis at a conference on nuclear disarmament.

Students Meet Pope at Vatican Nuclear Disarmament Conference

Pope Francis welcomed seven Georgetown students and four faculty members to Vatican City last weekend for an international conference on nuclear disarmament. The conference, hosted by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, took place on Nov. 10 and 11. Over the two days, the Georgetown delegation heard from 11[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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The ProudToBeGSP campaign runs Nov. 13 to 17 and highlights stories of the more than 650 students in the Georgetown Scholarship Program.

ProudToBeGSP Campaign Empowers Story-Telling

The Georgetown Scholarship Program held its fourth annual ProudToBeGSP promotional campaign to highlight its support for first-generation and low-income students. The ProudToBeGSP week, running from Nov. 13 through Nov. 18, started as an initiative to spread awareness about low-income and first-generation students at Georgetown. GSP provides more than 650 undergraduate[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ALI ENRIGHT FOR THE HOYA
The de la Cruz Gallery of Art is set to reopen January in the Edmund A. Walsh Building after a delay in construction. The art gallery was funded by Maria de la Cruz (CAS ’87) and Alberto de la Cruz (CAS ’89).

Walsh Art Gallery to Open Next Semester After Delay

The de la Cruz Gallery of Art will reopen January on the first floor of the Edmund A. Walsh Building after a semester-long delay, according to Assistant Vice President of University Facilities Gina Bleck. Difficulties in acquiring covers for a glass display case for suspended sculptures, among other unspecified pieces[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Cybersecurity experts James Carafano ,left, Robert Lieber and Samuel Visner discussed the role of social media in Russian election interference.

Cybersecurity Experts Discuss Russian Election Interference

The United States government must evaluate the role of social media networks in facilitating Russia’s ongoing cyberwarfare campaigns in European elections and Eastern European government affairs, two cybersecurity experts argued during an event Wednesday. Speaking on a panel organized by the Alexander Hamilton Society, an international relations club, James Carafano[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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A promotional poster for the student startup Fiber Filters, which seeks to keep microplastics out of the world's oceans.

Georgetown Student Startup Addresses Microplastic Pollution

Student-run startup Fiber Filter is promoting its new fiber-catching laundry bag prototype in a promotional video that aims to pressure washing machine companies to take social responsibility for microplastic pollution. Fiber Filter startup founders Lola Bushnell (COL ’18), Carter Cortazzi (COL ’19), and Jaime Farrell (COL ’19) released the video[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top